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Befriending Project Calderdale & District

Befriending Project Calderdale & District

A free service for disabled people living in the Calderdale and District area!
Do you feel lonely or isolated due to your illness or mental health condition? If so, why not contact us?

Criteria:

  • Residing in the Calderdale and District area
  • Aged between 25 to 65 years of age and have a disability and/or a mental health problem


What we do:

  • Person-centred assessments
  • Signposting
  • Home visits
  • Community activities
  • Regular social meets


This scheme is a person-centred service which brings people together to promote friendly conversation.

Activities include:

  • Going for a coffee
  • Attending a drop-in centre
  • Trips into town
  • Sporting activities
  • Meals out

Outcomes:

  • Enhanced levels of community engagement
  • Reduced dependency on health professionals
  • Increased empowerment and independence
  • Improved emotional health and wellbeing
  • Service user participation (providing service users with a voice)
  • Increased choice and control – a service user led project


*Referrals accepted from both service users and professionals.

Service user’s name
Address Postcode Telephone number/s Date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY) Age Gender Ethnicity Do you/they have a disability or health condition? If yes, please specify Please advise us of any adjustments we can make to support you/the service user Is there a named carer living at the address? Level of risk when working with the service user

Please give further details on level of risk Name of referrer (if a professional is referring) Organisation Job title Telephone number/s Email address Reason for referral

Other relevant information, including other services involved? Additional information