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More Support for Families

   Auntie Pam's - supporting mums-to-be



Contact volunteers (between 11am and 2pm Monday to Friday):



Kirklees wide support and signposting service offering help, guidance and information for mums and families.

   Childcare Choices

All about Government help with childcare costs, including 15 to 30 hours free childcare, Tax-Free Childcare, tax credits, Universal Credit, vouchers and support while you study.

   Family Rights Group


Freephone Telephone Advice Line - 0808 801 0366 (Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3pm)

Online advice service -

Family Rights Group is a national charity that promotes policies and practices that keep children safe within their family and strengthen the family and community networks of those children who cannot live at home.


They campaign for families to have their voice heard, be treated fairly and get help early to prevent problems escalating.

   Happy MOMents


Sumayya Mulla 07792131367
Hafizah Valimulla 07796670624


Moms can Whatsapp 07796670624 to join their extensive, local Whatsapp groups to keep up to date with local sessions for children & families
Happy MOMents support Moms, children and families to make sure they make the best of local opportunities to bond, learn and be healthy together. They host stay & play sessions, fitness classes where children are welcome, coffee afternoons for moms to network and learn more about local services and look after their emotional wellbeing, baby massage classes, breastfeeding and weaning peer support as well as courses to help moms and children make their best start as a family.

   Home Start


01484 421925

Home-Start Kirklees is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of children. They offer practical and emotional support to families living in Kirklees with at least one child under the age of 5 and not in full time education.

Home-Start has a proven, lasting, positive impact on the development of children and the health and welfare of the family.

   Kirklees Local Offer

Kirklees Local Offer website is the place for information about support, services and activities for young people (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Kirklees.  

   Kirklees Youth Alliance


01484 519053


School's Out!

Kirklees Youth Alliance is an umbrella organisation for community-based groups providing positive activities for young people across Kirklees. They work in partnership with the council and a wide range of local organisations. 

They are behind the School's Out! programme of free activities for children during school holidays.  

    Kirklees Welcomes - working together to support and celebrate migration

Welcome to Kirklees blog aims to keep services, groups and organisations aware of the activities that are funded for migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in Kirklees:

Kirklees Welcomes is a directory of local, regional and national projects, organisations and services that can provide advice and support for asylum seekers and refugees:

Welcome Mentors project offers a volunteer support/befriending service to Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants to help them navigate through what can be a complicated process to starting again in new environment. Mentors help to reduce some of the barriers, alleviate the feeling of isolation and help refugees, asylum seekers and migrants settle in Kirklees.

One critical barrier to being able to settle and integrate in a new area is being able to communicate in English, speak to neighbours, make friends and develop local networks outside of those that speak your own language – ‘This way for English’ aims to address this by offering English language assessments and referrals/signpost to appropriate support.

   Parents of Children with Additional Needs (PCAN)


07754 102336

PCAN is a parent led forum for parents of children and young people (from birth to 25) with additional needs in Kirklees.

   Rainbow Baby Bank


01924 694500


A non profit organisation supplying pre loved Baby clothes up to 2 years and pre loved Baby items to local families who need a helping hand. 

   Relationship Matters

When two people share responsibility for a child, no matter whether they are still together or separated, the relationship between them has a direct impact on the mental health of their children.

Relationship Matters is for parents (in the Yorkshire and Humber region) who are together or separated and share responsibility for a child/children who are having relationship difficulties.

   The Whole Autism Family


07377 148032

The Whole Autism Family offer help, support & guidance to families impacted by autism. The charity which offers regular coffee meet ups, social events, trips out and afternoon school club, supporting families with or without diagnosis

    Peer Talk


Jo Cox House
90 Commercial Street
WF17 5DS

We support adults over 18 experiencing anxiety, depression and related distress by providing weekly volunteer-facilitated support groups.


Every Wednesday morning, 11am - 12.30pm, we hold a peer support group for adults experiencing anxiety, depression or related distress. The group is free, confidential, with no bookings or referrals required.