General issues

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If you are ever concerned about the welfare of a child call 01422 393336 or 0845 111 1137 after 5pm.

Calderdale Council Family Services Directory

Information for services for children, young people and their families living in Calderdale
http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/education/childcare/familiesdirectory/

Information about the services and support available to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 0 – 25
http://www.calderdale.gov.uk/localoffer/

Citizens Advice

Useful information from Citizens Advice
http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/relationships

Child Maintenance Options

A free service that provides impartial information and support to help separated parents make decisions about their child maintenance arrangements.

http://cmoptions.org

Young Parents Advice

Supporting young parents whose children are in need, deemed at risk, in care or adopted with a freephone advice line.

http://www.frg.org.uk/ypa

Gingerbread

Useful information from Gingerbread the single parent charity.
http://www.gingerbread.org.uk/

Information on benefits for teenage parents
<http://www.gingerbread.org.uk/content/681/Teenage-parents-benefits-finder

The Site

‘Your guide to the Real World’ Information and advice for young people from Youth Net.
http://www.thesite.org/money

I want information about credit cards

This could include choosing and using a credit card, card fees and how to avoid running up debt.

I want information about managing my morgtgage

This could include mortgage costs and debt. You’ll need help right away if you are unable to pay your mortgage. Correspondence and/or letters regarding mortgage arrears should never be ignored.

I want information about general debt issues

This could include information on money management, general credit and debt problems.

I want information about dealing with rent arrears

You’ll need help right away if you are unable to pay your rent. Correspondence and/or letters regarding rent arrears should never be ignored.