Aiming to...

 

  1. Connect:  PEOPLE

  2. Relieve:     LONELINESS &   ISOLATION

  3. Improve:   QUALITY OF LIFE

 

...by providing...

 

  • ACTIVITIES

  • TRANSPORT &

  • PLACES TO MEET

 

...to promote fulfilled lives!

Meet us in this video

WHO ARE WE?

Established in 2005 by members of the Denby Dale Methodist Church, the centre started work as a charity, to reduce isolation in the local area by running activities that bring people together.



OUR VISION

We believe that everyone should be able to connect with other people

OUR AIM

We aim to…

  • Connect People

  • Relieve Loneliness & Isolation, and

  • Improve Quality of Life

 

…by offering…

  • Activities

  • Transport and

  • Places to Meet

 

…to support fulfilled lives

OUR 7 VALUES

Kindness - We promote kindness

Understanding - We acknowledge we are all different and have a desire to learn about other people’s lifestyles, in a way that helps us to help them

Inclusion - We acknowledge our Equality principles, working (reasonably) towards inclusive services and operations

Respect - Working within our Equality and Safeguarding principles, we will be considerate of our people and their ideas, situations and lifestyles

Confidentiality - We will work to keep to our Safeguarding Information principles when dealing with people

Integrity - We have good moral principles of operating to achieve our Vision and Aim

Collaboration - We work with other like-minded organisations to benefit people, working within our Aim

OUR 20 PROJECTS
Our connecting people projects are all in line with our aim above and include:

     

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES                                                        During COVID-19

  • Coffee Morning                   Poster        Kirkburton             CLOSED

  • Cream Teas                          Poster        Kirkburton             CLOSED

  • Dementia Activity Group   Poster        Almondbury          CLOSED

  • Dementia Activity Group                       Emley                     Coming Soon

  • Dementia Activity Group                       Heckmondwike    CLOSED

  • Dementia Activity Group                       Huddersfield        CLOSED        

  • Dementia Activity Group                       Kirkburton            CLOSED 

  • Digital Dementia Group                        Kirklees                 Coming Soon    

  • Film Group                            Poster       Kirkburton            Coming Soon

  • Tea Dance                             Poster       Kirkburton            CLOSED

  • Cafe Extra                                                Kirkburton            CLOSED

  • Chatterbox (Covid Service)                    HD8                      OPEN

  • Walkies (Covid Service)                          HD8                       OPEN

  • Volunteering                        Poster        All sites                 OPEN

  • Work Placements (employment & educational) All sitesOPEN

  • HD8 Community Anchor                      HD8+                     OPEN

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT                                                

  • Community Transport        Leaflet       Kirklees wide        OPEN

  • Ring and Ride Transport    Leaflet        HD8, HD3, HD5    CLOSED

  • Shopper Bus                                            HD8 & HD2           Coming Soon

  • Shopping Service (Covid Service)         Kirklees                  OPEN

  • Food Fund (Covid Service)                     HD8                        OPEN

  • Cooked Food Delivery (Covid Service) HD8                        OPEN

  • Click & Collect  (Covid Service)              HD8                        OPEN

  • Prescription Collection (Covid Service) HD8                       OPEN   

  • Volunteer Car Service         Poster        Rural Kirklees        OPEN

  • Kirklees Community Minibus Network                               OPEN

COMMUNITY PLACES TO MEET

  • Charity Shop 1                                         Denby Dale           OPEN

  • Charity Shop 2                                         TBC                        Coming Soon

  • Drop in Centre                                         Denby Dale          CLOSED

  • Kirkburton Hub                                       Kirkburton            OPEN

  • Special Awareness Events  Poster       Kirkburton            CLOSED

  • Training Centre                     Poster       Kirkburton            OPEN

We have only a handful of employed staff, working with over 100 volunteers to deliver 1,300 hours of activities per month for our members and over 1,500 passenger trips per month on our minibuses, plus over 1,800 visitors to our centres per month.

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Call us:

01484 860077

Find us: 

Unit 6 Springfield Mill, Norman Road, Denby Dale, Huddersfield, HD8 8TH, UK

© 2020 by Denby Dale Centre.

Charity No 1118128

Company No 5507412

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Registered in England