Support Groups

Here is a list of Support Groups running in Calderdale

Andy’s Man Club

Meet every Monday evening at 7pm to provide peer-to-peer support for men at the following venues:
The Osca Foundation, Halifax HX2 8AD
The Shay Stadium Halifax
Hebden Bridge Town Hall
Todmorden Community College

Find out more

Aphasia Café Calderdale

Meetings held every 2nd and 4th Friday from 10.30am to 12.30pm at:
St. Jude’s Church, Free School Lane, Halifax, HX1 2XE
To find out more call 01924 562443

Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project Group (DEEP)

4th Wednesday from 10.30 to 12.30pm at:
The Elland Christian Centre, Newcombe Street, Elland, HX5 0EG
To find out more call  07513 727 441 or see the Calderdale Dementia Hub website

Digital café

Digital and online support drop in cafe providing help with computers, tablets and smart phones.
Tuesdays from 10 to 11.30am at:
Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2LW
To find out more call Peter on 07720 745230.

Halifax Society for the Blind

Various support groups and activities for people with visual impairments.
The Brighouse group meet every Monday from 12.30 to 2.30pm at the Brighouse Rest Centre, Park Row, Brighouse
There are several groups meeting at the Halifax Society for the Blind Centre on Southgate, Halifax.
The Halifax support group meets for coffee and conversation every Wednesday from 2 to 4pm
A book group meets every Tuesday at the Centre on Southgate, Halifax from 1.30 to 2.30pm.
A craft group every 3rd Thursday from 12.30 to 2.30pm
A games group every Thursday from 10 to 11.30am.

To find out more call 01422 352383.

IT & Online Support at Calderdale Libraries

Support sessions can be booked at Halifax Library by calling 01422 392630.
Brighouse Library run drop-ins on Mondays from 2 to 3pm and 3-4pm – call 01484 288060.
Elland Library run drop-ins on Thursdays from 10.30am to 12pm – call – 01422 374472.

IT Drop-in at The Space

Get help with IT every Tuesday morning from 11am to 1pm at:
The Space Community Centre, Burnsall Road, Rastrick, HD6 3JT.
Call to book on 01484 556924.

Living Well – Women’s Cancer Support Group – Calderdale

Last Saturday of the month (except December) from 10am to 2pm at:
Central Methodist church, Todmorden OL14 5AW
Call 07794 688180.

Macmillan Information and Support Centre

Daily drop-in centre for people living with Cancer.
The Macmillan Centre at Calderdale Royal Infirmary, Salterhebble, Halifax HX3 0PW
To find out more call 01422 222709.

Macular Society Support Group

Meet every 2nd Friday from 1 to 2.30pm at:
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Winding Rd., Halifax HX1 1UZ
To find out more call 01422 886177.

Overgate Hospice Community Hubs

These drop-in Hubs provide support for people with life-limiting diseases including dementia.
They run from 10am to 3pm at the following venues.
King’s Centre Halifax – 1st Monday
Hebden Bridge Town Hall – 1st Wednesday
Todmorden Health Centre – 1st Tuesday
Old Brodleians Rugby Club – 2nd Wednesday
Ryburn FC – 3rd Wednesday
The OSCA Foundation, Illingworth – 4th Wednesday.

Call 01422 379151 or see the Overgate website.

Parkinson’s Support Groups

Provide support and information for people diagnosed with Parkinsons.
Meet every 2nd Saturday at Elim Pentecostal Church, Halifax HX1 5AY and every last Wednesday at the Mereside Cafe at Shibden Park, Halifax.
Call 07876 383683.
A Shared Harmonies Singing Group for people with Parkinson’s meets Mondays from 11 to 12.30am at Elland Golf Club, Hammerstone Leach Lane, Elland, HX5 0TA.
Call 07739 339302

Stroke Support Group – Calderdale

This group run by The Stroke Association Halifax meets every 2nd Monday from 2 to 4pm at:
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Winding Road, Halifax HX1 1UZ
To find out more call 07971 442780 or see the Stroke Support Group website.

To find other regular groups and activities aimed at older people see our Events pages

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