The Stroke Association

Volunteering Open Day

Would you like to make a difference to your local community?

Are you ready for a new and enthusing challenge?

Do you want to develop your skills further especially with a national and reputable organisation?

  • Can you speak any other language*?

If the answer is YES then come along this…

Saturday 25th February 2012 to the 1st Floor Meeting Room at King Cross Library (behind the main shops, next to the car park) King Cross Halifax HX1 3BG between 11am and 2pm

Come along and find out who we are and what we are trying to achieve within your local community and find out what type of projects and roles are available along with discussing your requirements.

Everyone can volunteer especially where you have something to offer, skills to develop, and valuable experiences to share, which can help play a very effective role in making a difference to people’s lives.We will also be taking volunteer applications on the day for those that want to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.

So come and join us for a cup of tea and together let’s make that difference.

For further information and to book a free place, please contact Shamsul Arafen Mob: 07940 481932

Fostering – Make a Living, Make a Difference


In Calderdale, we need new foster carers to provide a loving, supportive and caring home to children currently in care.

As a foster carer you will make a big difference to a child’s life. Children will always remember and value the best care they receive which makes fostering one of the most rewarding jobs you can do. We will offer you a full range of support and guidance, as well as a financial package that will help you plan your daily life. You will receive support from the fostering team, including an allocated social worker.

  • regular training opportunities
  • contact details of existing foster carers so you can share your experiences
  • access to a range of support groups

For more information and to register your interest, please contact 0845 245 6000 or visit

Click here to read the Fostering – E Newsletter…

New Applicants at Community Foundation for Calderdale

Are you a charity or voluntary group based in Calderdale? Not had a grant from CFFC?

Then we want to hear from you!

►Grants: To find out what grants we currently have available (typically £250 – £3,000), and to apply online, simply visit our website at and go to the ‘Apply’ tab. Voluntary Action Calderdale can advise and assist where appropriate Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook – Just search ‘Community Foundation for Calderdale’ or on Twitter @CalderdaleFound

Have your say on Council budget

There’s still time for residents to have their say on the Council’s budget for 2012/15. People can go to the following public meetings to find out what the budget proposals are, to ask questions and give feedback in Halifax on Tuesday 17 January at North Bridge Leisure Centre, Shibden Room, 6.00pm to 8.00pm …View article