Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees

HQ Location: 
West Yorkshire

Location of benefit: 
UK only (local)

Age Concern Calderdale & Kirklees exists to promote the well-being of all older people in Calderdale & Kirklees, recognising their right to independence, fulfilment, dignity & choice, working with them to help make later life a fulfilling & enjoyable experience.
Age Concern Calderdale & Kirklees (ACCK) was formed in November 2008; ACCK provide a wide range of services:

  •   Day Services & activity groups at many venues in both areas,
  •   Home Care where personal care is provided for clients in the comfort of their homes. 
  •   A Home from Hospital service provides a safe & efficient hospital discharge, offering practical support for a maximum of 6 weeks. 
  •   ACCK provide a Handyman service offering help with small tasks around the home, Information & Advice service helping people on all issues, from welfare benefits to consumer queries & many more.
  •   We have Home Safety Projects, Befriending services, a wide range of Health & Community projects, Intergenerational project.
  •   We also provide a Shopping & Cleaning service, which helps clients with household tasks.
  •   ACCK can also offer a range of Insurance products & services including Home, Travel, Car & Motor Breakdown Insurance, funeral planning, gas & electricity.

Volunteering is at the heart of all our services & critical to our ability to reach out & engage with the 50+ in our communities.