Local Support Services 

This website provides advice, information, support and signposting on local and national emotional health and wellbeing services that help children, young people and families who are going through a difficult time.


Active Calderdale provides information about how to be more active and have a healthier lifestyle in Calderdale.



The school nursing service in Calderdale is provided by Locala Community Partnerships.

The Calderdale School Nursing team can be contacted on 030 3330 9974. The School Nursing staff are available Monday to Friday between 2pm-5pm. If you leave your contact details and availability with the administration team on the above number, a member of the team will return your call.


Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership covers the areas of Illingworth, Mixenden, Ovenden, Northowram & Shelf and parts of Pellon.  Holywell Green, Elland, Rastrick and Brighouse.  There are 8 Children’s Centres and a Core Services team based within these areas.

Sure Start are committed to providing a secure and supportive environment in which children can develop and grow; this includes embedding British Values into the curriculum and actively promoting these in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.


West Yorkshire Police

In an Emergency always dial 999

For Non Emergencies dial 101

Neighbourhood Inspector : Inspector 5238 Graham


Family Support 

Family Outreach Workers provide a universal service for children and their families.  Age range 0-19 years (or 25 if the child has special needs).  They offer early intervention support, guidance and advice, working in partnership with the Children’s Centres, health, schools, parents, carers and others.