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Cost of Living Support​​​​​​​

Please find details below of all organisations who can help you should you need any support.


Batley Food bank

26 Wellington Street, Batley, WF17 5HU

01924 474 999

Cleckheaton Food bank

Cleckheaton Methodist Church

Mortimer Street Cleckheaton

BD19 5AR :


The Magic Wishing Well – Heckmondwike

633 Halifax Road, WF15 8HG

01924 632043/07394766786

Foodbank Fri 2pm – 4pm. Counselling, finance and befriending service available at same time.

Send a message via Facebook and a parcel can be delivered.

Community Food Provision

The Bread & Butter Thing 

Affordable food club redistributing food and everyday items at low price.

Howden Clough Community Centre, Birstall, 

WF17 0HY

Windy Bank Community Centre, Central Avenue, Liversedge, WF15 8LE.

07860 063304

Game Changerz

B&B Children’s Centre, Fieldhead Crescent, WF17 9BP

Saturday 10am – food share – bring a carrier bag

07580 140054

Batley Care and Drop in at Batley Methodist Church

90 Commercial St WF17 5DS

07860 498359

Mondays 10 -12pm – breakfast, tea & coffee and hot lunch. Can request a fortnightly food parcel. Advisory help available.

Healey Junior Infant and Nursery School. 

Healey Lane, Batley WF17 8BN 

01924 326386 

Fieldhead Primary Academy 

Charlotte Close, Birstall, WF17 9BX 

01924 473016 

Upper Batley High School 

Batley Field Hill, Batley WF17 0BJ 

01924 326343 

St Peters Primary School 

Fieldhead Lane, Birstall, WF17 9HN 

01924 326750 

Millbridge School 

Vernon Road, Liversedge WF15 6HU 

01924 668836 

The Crescent and Co CIC

40 Station Road, Batley WF17 5SU

01924 444929

Thurs – food share

Weds 10am – 2pm Walk in social meeting. Gifting cellar – food parcels, clothes etc. Must ring office first to pre-order what you need – can be picked up or delivered.

Phones manned 24/7 (redirected outside of office hours for emergencies)

Community Support

Yorkshire Children’s Centre Pass It On shop     01924 404089

Vision House, High St, Heckmondwike, WF16 0AD

Preloved homeware and & reconditioned whitegoods. Open Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 10am – 4pm

One Nation – Batley

0300 500 1000

Issue monthly food vouchers after assessment. Ring to book an appointment and what paperwork you need.

Kind Connections

Madina Mosque, Purlwell Lane, Batley, WF17 7NQ

Kirklees Cost of Living Support:

If you’re worried about rising household costs, help is available. For advice or support with energy bills, food bills and making sure

you’re claiming all you’re entitled to go to…

Paddock Community Trust

Step by Step

Information, advice and guidance support for benefits advice, job search and applications, interview prep, volunteering and training

01484 431400

  • St Johns Church, Church Street, Cleckheaton, BD19 3RN (Behind the Town Hall)
  • Batley Library 14 Market Place, Batley WF17 5DA 
  • Birstall Library Market Street, Birstall, Batley WF17 9EN

Kirklees Warm Spaces 

Warm spaces are friendly and comfortable places where you can keep warm and be with other people.

Kirklees Libraries 

  • Cleckheaton Library, BD19 3DX, 01484 414868 
  • Batley Library, WF17 5DA, 01484 414868
  • Birstall Library, WF17 9EN, 01484 414868
  • Heckmondwike Library, WF16 0LU, 01484 414868

Community Plus

Can help you; reduce loneliness, build your confidence, connect you to groups and activities in your local area.

01484 225224

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre:

Free advice around debt, benefits, employment, housing and more.

Freephone: 0808 278 7896

(Mon-Fri 9am – 4.30pm)


Live Well Kirklees

Information, advice, and guidance for a healthy fulfilled life.

Kirklees Live Well (

Children and Young People 

Rainbow Baby Bank 

New and preloved items

19 Westgate, Heckmondwike, WF16 OHE

01924 694500

Thriving Kirklees

Working together for healthy children, young people, and families

Thriving Kirklees Home

0300 304 5555

Uniform Exchange Scheme

For children throughout Kirklees. Must send an email to order what you need. School uniform or winter warmer pack (hat, scarf, wellies, coat). Can be delivered to your home, school or library. Takes a minimum of two weeks so order early. 

Hardship Funds

Batley Ward Councillors & Birstall and Birkenshaw Ward Councillors

Yorkshire Children’s Centre, 

Ryan Cross