Self Help Resources

Age UKNational charity helping older people0800 169 2081website
Blue Badge Parking in KirkleesInformation for obtaining Blue Badge parking from Kirklees01484 414847website
CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)Child and adolescent mental health service01484 343783website
Care Services Directory for KirkleesThe essential guide for choosing and paying for care and support in Kirkleeswebsite
Carers CountInformation and advice for carers in Kirklees on various issues like benefits, grants, respite care, emergency planning, assistive technology, blue badges etc0300 012 0231website
ChEWS (Childrens Emotional Wellbeing Service)Northorpe Hall offer mental and emotional health support on the telephone, face to face and in groups0300 304 555website
Childhood illnesses – For ParentsA useful leaflet for parents about common childhood illnessesDownload leaflet
CHFT (Calderdale & Huddersfield Foundation Trust) Patient informationAbout physiotherapy and advice for musculoskeletal problems based on body regionwebsite
CHFT Patient information leafletsUseful leaflets on a range of conditionswebsite
CHFT Patient leaflets repositoryHere you can find patient information leaflets for various conditions from our local hospital (Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust)website
CHFT Physiotherapy videos (YouTube)You tube channel created by Physiotherapy department at CHFT for doing exercises related to shoulder problems, back pain, pilates, pelvic girdle exerciseswebsite
Choose Well for Mental HealthInformation and support available for Adults, and Children and young people’s mental healthwebsite
Choosing wisely for healthThis link has information about various investigation / treatments which helps you decide about what is best for you as an individualwebsite
Citizens advice and Law CentreKirklees Citizen Advice bureau are able to provide advice on benefits, legal and contracting issues0808 278 7896website
Cost of living supportUseful website which has all the latest information on the support available in Kirklees & the Holme Valley for the cost of living crisiswebsite
CQC (Care Quality Commission)The independent regulator of Health and Social Carewebsite
Drug and Alcohol Service, KirkleesKirklees service providing support for people who have problems with addiction related to any drugs or alcohol01484 353333website
Elmwood on FacebookPractice Facebook pagelink
Gateway to CareKirklees Gateway to Care is to arrange social care for anyone who is resident within Kirklees0300 304 5555website
Green Inhaler projectWebsite & leaflet providing information on recycling inhalers and reducing impact on environment from use of inhalerswebsite

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Healthwatch in KirkleesHealthwatch are a watchdog for NHS and Social Care services. They take feedback (positive or negative) from the general public about their experiences of NHS and Social Care services in Kirklees01924 450379website
Holmfirth EventsLocal website providing information about local events happening within our regionwebsite
Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL)Kirklees exercise referral scheme offers support and encouragement to inactive people who want to make a difference to their health and quality of life by becoming more active01484 234095website
Kirklees Health & Care Partnership (part of the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board)Website for the local Kirklees Health & Care Partnership, part of the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board01924 317659website
LocalaWebsite for community interest company providing community nursing services, podiatry and other community services0300 3045555website
NeurodiversityThird sector & council available support available in KirkleesSupport available
NHS Self Help Leaflets, developed in NorthumberlandNorthumberland Mental health trust website with leaflets, audiobooks and relaxation audio to help with various mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, sleep issues, stress etcwebsite
NHS website – symptom checkerA directory of Health information and advice, medicines, COVID guidelines, services available plus morewebsite
Paediatric PearlsUseful website with links to parenting resourceswebsite
Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) in Kirklees Patient advice and liaison service

0800 587 2108website website for patient information on medical problems and leaflets explaining conditions and their treatmentswebsite
Safeguarding children in KirkleesInformation regarding safeguarding of children in Kirklees
01484 456848
01484 225161website
Sexual HealthAccess to contraception and Sexual Health services within Kirklees0303 330 9981
Shingles Immunisation ProgrammeInformation about the Shingles immunisationwebsite
Special educational needs and disabilitiesKirklees Local Offer website, supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities for age groups 0-25 years website
Talking TherapiesAccess to psychological therapies in Kirklees

01484 343700website
Understanding Rare Chromosome and Gene DisordersFree information guides for specific Chromosomal and gene disoderswebsite