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RVS activities for older people in Batley and Spen

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  1. Various activities for older people in the Batley and Spen area run by the Royal Voluntary Service. Aims to tackle loneliness and isolation in people over 50 through locally recruited volunteers.

    The project includes:

    • Community Companions - a befriending service for older and vulnerable adults in Kirklees where a local volunteer (DBS checked and trained), makes a weekly visit and offers practical support and companionship.

    • Community Space - a number of social and activity groups run from Batley Community Centre.

    • Community Connections - social and activity groups in various locations across Batley & Spen including Birstall, Cleckheaton and Heckmondwike.

    Please contact us for more details, or to enquire about volunteering.


Contacts

Royal Voluntary Service Huddersfield
Kirklees Royal Voluntary Service Office

Upper Commercial Street, Batley WF17 5DP

01924 446100
07557 489 478

Organisation last updated

  1. 20 January 2020

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  1. Yorkshire Childrens Centre, Jo Cox House, 90, Commercial Street, Batley, WF17 5DS
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet

  1. Batley Community Centre, Upper Commercial Street, Batley, WF17 5DP
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet with some facilities for people with disabilities but it may not be suitable for everybody. Please contact the group if you need further information. Partially accessible toilet

History

  1. Kirklees Good Neighbours was launched in November 2006 to help those individuals around Kirklees who feel lonely and islolated.