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Community Plus

What is Community Plus?

Community Plus is a service working within local communities. We offer tailored one to one, short term support to people that would like to have a more connected, happy, independent and healthier life. Our locally based community co-ordinators work alongside people, to connect them to groups, activities and support in local communities.

There is no charge for the Community Plus Service. However, there maybe a cost to any activity or service you decide to take part in.

 

Who is this service for?

Our service is for people of all ages and from all walks of life.

How to access what we do

There is no eligibility criteria and no appointment or assessment is needed, just the completion of a simple introduction form (opens new page).

There is no charge for our service, however there may be a charge to a for a service or activity that you decide to take part in.

What does Community Plus mean to you?

A video showing what Community Plus means to members of the community.

Our community coordinators work across Kirklees supporting children and adults of all ages, by jointly exploring with you your current situation and helping you to pursue a healthy and positive lifestyle for the future.

How we can help

Our introduction offer is short term support up to 6 weeks flexibly.

Community Plus opening up connections

A video showing how we helped Jeremy get out and about.

Community Coordinators help you to identify your strengths, by building valued and trusting relationships. They will:

  • Support people to stay stronger - by identifying their vision for a good life and their plans how to get there
  • Build local partnerships - explore what peer and neighbourhood support and community networking groups there are, and connect individuals to them
  • Focus on building relationships - focus our work in the places that need it the most, and encourage people to do more for themselves.
  • Build a supportive community - establish what local resources are already in existence, including groups and volunteers, and look at ways we can support them and connect them with local people
  • Promote local opportunities - establish where there are gaps in the community and look for opportunities to facilitate new activities.

There is no eligibility criteria and no appointment or assessment is needed, just the completion of a simple (link further down this page).

There is no charge for our service, however there may be a charge to a for a service or activity that you decide to take part in.

If you want to introduce someone to Kirklees Community Plus please fill out this form.  Completing this form takes around 10 minutes.  

Apply online using this application form

If you are introducing someone else, you must have the individual's information as well as a reason for introduction.

We will contact the person you have introduced and arrange a meeting with them to discuss how we can work with them.

Last updated: 10/03/2021

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