COST OF LIVING / FOOD POVERTY

Living Costs

Toolkits and Information

Find your local living costs service in Calderdale here

Visit the Support Finder by clicking the button below:

Digital Costs

For members of Calderdale Libraries, you can browse the internet for free for seventy minutes a day, send emails, and find support online. For more information, visit https://new.calderdale.gov.uk/libraries/internet-and-computing.

Good Things Foundation have a network of partners who are part of the National Databank, providing free mobile data, texts, and calls to people in need. Find your local digital hub in Calderdale at https://www.goodthingsfoundation.org/our-network-services-map/.

More information for providers can be found on the Digital Support Factsheet.

News and Events

News

Volunteering Opportunities

11 Jun 2024

Test vol opp

Training and Events

4 Jun 2024

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Regional News

4 Jun 2024

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Local News

4 Jun 2024

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Community Journalist

21 Jun 2023

Celebrating Creating Opportunities for 21 Years

Community Journalist

5 Jun 2023

Two Years Funding Secured for Local Youth Provision, EdShift @ The YouthBase

Community Journalist

1 Jun 2023

A Thank You to Volunteers – Volunteers Week 2023

Events

Training and Events

4 Jun 2024

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Support for Providers

Digital Support

For charitable organisations and community groups, small local businesses, or individuals who are digitally excluded, DOT-COMmunications can provide discounted machines.

Wholesalers

Beauty Banks: For hygiene and self-care products. Register for the scheme at https://www.beautybanks.org.uk/howbeautybanksworks

In Kind Direct: For hygiene and self-care products, toys, clothes, and home products. Register to access the catalogue on their website.

Hygiene Banks: For hygiene products. Register for the scheme at https://thehygienebank.com/

Funding and Grants

To find more funding and grant options, visit the Funding and Grants webpage.

Newsletters

Cost of Living and Anti-Poverty Newsletter: A mixture of headlines both locally and nationally of current events, news, guideline updates, and more. To sign up, email antipovertyaction@calderdale.gov.uk with ‘Subscribe – Newsletter’ as the subject line.

Cost of Living Catchup: A Calderdale focused newsletter with funding opportunities, events, local news, and a section on Living Costs. To sign up, email metcalfe@cvac.org.uk.

Update Information

To update information on your service or get in touch, please contact tia.metcalfe@cvac.org.uk.