The Accessible Calderdale Disability Access Forum (ACDAF) is a user led group of people with pan disabilities and who live in Calderdale. It is a very diverse group with ages ranging from 20-92 years! We represent learning disabilities, sensory impairment, physical disabilities and neurodiverse conditions. We listen to our members lived experiences and everyday challenges… Continue reading Join ACDAF and discuss inclusive Commuting and Green Spaces access
We would like to take this opportunity to give a shout to all the wonderful volunteers who have acted as telephone befrienders with us. From all of us at Staying Well Calderdale, a Big Thank You to you all. Your time and dedication makes a huge difference to isolated people in Calderdale! Does… Continue reading A time to say thanks to all of our Staying Well telephone befrienders!
The results of the Forum's website survey are here. There are more events and activities happening this month, including volunteering opportunities and helpful information on health and money matters. Read the newest from Calderdale Forum 50+ on their website Calderdale Forum 50 Plus 13 Savile Road Halifax HX1 2BA e: firstname.lastname@example.org https://calderdaleforum50plus.com
Way back in January 2020, you may remember that Staying Well set out to hold an awards ceremony to celebrate the fantastic volunteers and groups across Calderdale who we know do such amazing things. Without all the wonderful things going on in communities to reduce loneliness and isolation and keep people healthier and happier Staying… Continue reading Staying Well Awards Film!
verd de gris arts are asking for your help in putting together a series of short films around the region's experiences with Annual Health Checks for those who live with or are affected by severe mental illness. If you have lived in experience of that, they'd love to hear from you! Download flyer here If… Continue reading Being Well Together – A health project for Calderdale
At Staying Well we believe that talking to someone who will take the time to listen can be very beneficial to your health and wellbeing! If you are looking for a volunteering opportunity that can make a huge positive impact to someone, you may want to become a Staying Well Telephone Befriender. We are looking… Continue reading Staying Well are looking for volunteer telephone befrienders
On Saturday 14th May 2022, we held our Calderdale Big Band Tea Dance Event at Arden Road Social Club. The purpose of the event was to bring people together who had experienced social isolation and loneliness over the last few years of the pandemic and to relive a classic 1940’s event. This was an opportunity for… Continue reading Calderdale Big Band Tea Dance
You will find information of upcoming Jubilee Celebrations in Calderdale and more events and activities for you to participate. There are also details of health and wellbeing support groups available as well as resources for help with finances and practical matters. Read the newest from Calderdale Forum 50+ on their website Calderdale Forum 50… Continue reading Calderdale Forum 50 Plus Newsletter May 2022
Mental Health Awareness Week is running from 9-15 May and this year’s theme is exploring the impact of Loneliness and seeks to encourage people to ‘lift someone out of loneliness’. Why loneliness? Loneliness is affecting more and more of us in the UK and has had a huge impact on our physical and mental health… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 : #IveBeenThere
Halifax Minster in partnership with Calderdale Interfaith and Healthy Minds are hosting a Celebration of Wellbeing and Mental Health on Wednesday the 11th May as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. The session is FREE to attend. There will be talks from Jim Mc Manus, director of Public Health Hertfordshire and Calderdale's Healthy Minds, Jonny… Continue reading A Celebration of Wellbeing and Mental Health Wednesday May 11th