5th Floor, Empire House, Old Wakefield Road, Dewsbury WF12 9DJ
If you give unpaid time or energy to look after a family member or friend in Kirklees, then Carers Count can support you. We provide information, advice, advocacy, support and run carers groups. We also run a specialist service for carers of people with mental health needs and/or drug and alcohol addiction. For more information view the Carers Count website.
Kirklees Involvment Network
We support the Kirklees Involvement Network which is a self-advocacy network for people with a learning disability in Kirklees. We hold regular groups to help people be involved, speak up and make a difference. We also provide training and an Easy Read checking/writing service.
We run the Safe Places scheme in Kirklees. A Safe Place is a shop, business or public building where you can go if you need help to contact a friend or carer if you are out and feel unsafe.
The best way to use Kirklees Safe Places is to join by completing the online form.
Once you are a member you will:
- Get a welcome pack
- Find out about new Safe Places
- Find out about Safe Places events
- Get a membership contact card
Kirklees Advocacy Hub
Our Advocacy Hub offers free, independent, advocacy to people aged 18+ living in Kirklees, including:
- Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)
- Relevant Person Representative Services (RPR)
- Care Act Advocacy
- Independent NHS Complaints Advocacy (IHCA)
- Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
- Integrated Mental Health Advocacy
- Non-statutory advocacy
Telephone: 01924 454875