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Housing & Finances


   Better Homes Kirklees


0800 597 1500

Or visit website to apply online


Better Homes has been created to help residents across Yorkshire pay less for energy and live in healthier, warmer homes. Residents in the participating 10 Local Authority areas will be able to take advantage of the latest Government funding options to make energy efficiency improvement works to their homes.

Improvements which may be available include standard and hard to treat wall insulation, new boilers, replacement windows and doors, new central heating systems and renewable technologies such as solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.

   Housing Solutions Service (private rented properties)

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The Housing Solutions Service can help you to find, keep and maintain an affordable home.

Housing Solutions can support you if you are living in a privately rented house and your landlord has not carried out necessary repairs, or if they do not have up-to-date safety certificates. You can also get help and support if you're homeless or threatened with homelessness. 

   Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (council properties)


01484 414886

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Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (KNH) – manages council homes and tenancies on behalf of Kirklees Council. Specialist staff can provide you with advice about staying warm and saving energy and can help you better understand your fuel bills, running costs, and changing suppliers.

They can also advise on damp and condensation issues.

They have a team of money advisors who can help with budgeting, debt and benefits. These services are confidential and free to council tenants.

Domestic Goods

   Yorkshire Children's Centre - Pass It On 

Pass It On

High Street
WF16 0AD

(opposite Grammar School)



01924 404089


Pass It On are a local charity shop specialising in large furniture items, so whether it's a bed or sofa they can usually help. They offer a wide range of stock across 2 floors which is regularly updated thanks to their local delivery and collection service.
They also sell brand new beds and cookers together with reconditioned items such as fridge/freezers and washing machines. All items offered for sale conform to the required regulations.

The charity's aim is to assist the local community with their needs, whether it's buying from them or donating. All monies raised through the sale goods helps to support a wide variety of projects which Yorkshire Children's Centre offer to support everyone, helping them make positive changes to improve their lives.


   Better Off Kirklees

Better Off Kirklees is for local people who want support relating to benefits, getting a job/ volunteering, debt, budgeting and childcare. This site has been designed to be used without the need for additional help.

   Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre

Dewsbury Contact Centre
Units 5/6 Empire House
Wakefield Old Road
West Yorkshire
WF12 8DJ



0344 848 7970

Mon-Fri 9am - 4:30pm

Provide support for local residents related to legal employment rights, debt, housing, community care, EU Settlement Status, immigration and asylum.

   The Money Advice Service


0800 138 7777

Typetalk: 18001 0800 915 4622

Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

Go online for a web chat


Free and impartial money advice, set up by government. Provide money advice, guides and advice to help improve personal finances and tools and calculators to help keep people keep track of and plan their finances.