Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees

Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees

At a glance


  • Campaigning
  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community
  • Older people / later life

Other details

Geographical remit: 


The primary purpose of Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees is to improve the quality of life of older people in general and older people in Calderdale & Kirklees in particular. 

In the formulation and implementation of the strategy, Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees will structure its activities around providing the four functions of:

  • Services and Support

  • Public Education and Social Advocacy

  • Innovation and Research

  • Partnership and Co-operation

The way in which we behave and act aims to encompass the following values:

Enabling - We enable older people to live independently and exercise choice.

Influential - We draw strength from the voices of older people, and ensure that those voices are heard.

Dynamic - We are innovative and driven by results. We aim to always “deliver” for older people.

Caring - We are passionate about what we do and care about each individual.

Expert - We are authoritative, trusted and quality-orientated.


We provide many different services to older people throughout the Calderdale & Kirklees, including:

  • Advice and Information
  • Advocacy and individual support
  • Companionship Centres
  • Domestic Services
  • Befriending Schemes
  • Handymen service
  • Home from Hospital service
  • and much more, including working with older people to campaign, influence and plan new services.

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