Useful contacts

Useful contacts

Action on Elder Abuse
Works to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults.
PO Box 60001
London SW16 9BY
Tel: 020 8835 9280

Age UK (Help the Aged and Age Concern’s new name) Calderdale and Kirklees
Halifax office and day centre
5 and 6 Park Road
Halifax HX1 2TS
Tel: 01422 252040

Alzheimer’s Society
Works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia.
4th Floor
39-41 Commercial Street
Tel: 01422 352789

Calderdale Carers Project
Advice and support for carers.
Suite 3
Rimani House
14 Hall Street
Halifax HX1 5BD
Tel: 01422 369101

Calderdale Citizens Advice Bureau
Gives reliable, impartial advice on a range of different topics.
37 Harrison Road
Halifax HX1 2AF
Tel: 01422 842848

Calderdale Disabled Advice Resource Team (DART)
Offers an advice/information service for people with disabilities and carers.
Harrison House
10 Harrison Road
Halifax HX1 2UK
Tel: 01422 346040

Calderdale Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)
Provides advice and support about NHS services.
Calderdale Royal Hospital
Halifax HX3 0PW
01484 342128

Disabled Living Centre
A wide range of equipment is on display and can be tried. An appointment is usually necessary.
The William Merritt Disabled Living Centre
St. Mary’s Hospital
Green Hill Road
Leeds LS12 3QE
Tel: 0113 3055332

Elderly Accommodation Counsel
A national charity offering free advice to help older people make housing choices.
3rd Floor
89 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TP
Tel: 020 7820 1343

Gateway to Care
1 Park Road
Halifax HX1 2TU
Tel: 0845 11 11 103

Glenholme Resource Centre
If you have a visual impairment, staff can demonstrate and let you try a range of specialist equipment. Please contact 0845 11 11 103 for opening times.
94-96 Green Lane
West Vale
Halifax HX4 8DB

Rethink Advocacy
The Resource Centre
Hall Street
Halifax HX1 5AY
Tel: 01422 393809

Supporting People
Funds housing support for vulnerable adults in Calderdale.
1 Park Road
Halifax HX1 2TU
Tel: 01422 393997

For equipment and services that support your safety and independence in your home, contact the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF). They don’t sell products but can help you find the people who do.
Helpline: 0845 130 9177