Disability Partnership Calderdale will be holding the launch of its new National Lottery Community Fund 3 Year Project on Tuesday 30th April. The launch event will be held at 11am at the Kings Centre, Park Road, Halifax. HX1 2TS
All members of, or people with an interest in the disabled community of Calderdale are welcome to this free event. Please come along if you can. Disabled delegates may claim travel expenses. All attendees are invited to enjoy a free buffet lunch.
10.00 Information stalls set up
10.30 Doors open to the public
11.00 Event opens in main hall. Short Introduction and information about the three year funding from Lottery Community Fund
11.30 am The Mayor officially opens the event
12.00 Buffet Lunch and networking, browse stalls.
13.00 Reconvene in main hall with more information about the three year plan and discussions
13.30 Ravenscliffe School dance workshop
14.00 Comfort break
14.30 Guest speaker
15.00 Meeting Closes
More Information About the Funding
On 12 March 2019, Disability Partnership Calderdale announced that it had been successful in attaining a National Lottery Community Fund award of £186,000 over three years.
The award included funding for new communication equipment for open meetings, venue hire, and the employment of development and administration workers.
Disability Partnership Calderdale’s Secretary, Malcolm Kielty MBE said, “Our aim is to reach communities from all areas across Calderdale and connect with people with a range of physical and/or sensory impairments, enabling them to have a voice, be listened to, respected, valued and able to make a difference.”
The organisation works in partnership with commissioners, planners and service providers to raise awareness of issues of concern to disabled people. Many improvements can be made to the way facilities and services are planned and delivered to remove barriers and maximise access to mainstream and specialist services for disabled people.
Malcolm said, “We want to enable disabled people in Calderdale to live as independently as possible, and to create a better future for disabled people in Calderdale”