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

Information about the services and support available to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 0 – 25

Citizens Advice

Useful information from Citizens Advice

Child Maintenance Options

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

Young Parents Advice

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


Useful information from Gingerbread the single parent charity.

Information on benefits for teenage parents

The Site

‘Your guide to the Real World’ Information and advice for young people from Youth Net.

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.