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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Disability Partnership Calderdale

  • Income

    £0.4K

  • Spending

    £12.4K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1155007

Public address

  • The Resource Centre, Hall Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 5AY

Aims & activities

All our members have a physical and/or sensory impairment and live and/or work in Calderdale. We engage with service providers and commissioners, mainly in local authority, health and transport sectors. By involving significant numbers of disabled people, we can have a big impact on decision makers. By using this model, disabled people are empowered and can influence policy and service delivery.

What the charity does

  • Disability
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Other charitable activities
Financial history
Compliance history

Accounts and trustees' annual report

31 Mar 2015 (76KB)

Charitable objects

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ("THE OBJECTS")ARE TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF DISABLED PEOPLE, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, IN CALDERDALE TO ENABLE THEM TO LIVE AS INDEPENDENTLY AS POSSIBLE BY:- A)WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH COMMISSIONERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF ISSUES OF CONCERN TO DISABLED PEOPLE, SO THAT COMMISSIONERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS CAN MAKE IMPROVEMENTS TO MAXIMISE ACCESS TO MAINSTREAM AND SPECIALIST SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL AND SENSORY IMPAIRMENTS; B)RAISING THE PROFILE OF DISABLED PEOPLE IN CALDERDALE; C)DEVELOPING THE CIO AS AN INDEPENDENT USER LED ORGANISATION(ULO)OF ADULTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN WORKING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT CHANGE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE WHO LIVE AND / OR WORK IN CALDERDALE AND HAVE PHYSICAL AND / OR SENSORY IMPAIRMENTS. D)DELIVERING SERVICES AND ORGANISING AND FACILITATING EVENTS INVOLVING DISABLED PEOPLE; TO MAKE ITS LONG TERM FUTURE MORE SECURE; E)HOLDING REGULAR MEETINGS WHICH LOOK AT ISSUES IN DETAIL, WHERE THE MEMBERSHIP WORKS TOGETHER IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NUMEROUS COMMISSIONERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS TO IDENTIFY BARRIERS FACED BY DISABLED PEOPLE AND IMPROVE SERVICE DESIGN AND DELIVERY SO THAT DISABLED PEOPLE HAVE BETTER ACCESS, EXPERIENCES, IMPROVED WELLBEING AND QUALITY OF LIFE; F)ENSURING THAT DISABLED PEOPLE ARE FULLY INFORMED ABOUT POLICY CHANGES THAT MAY AFFECT THEIR LIVES; G)EMPOWERING DISABLED PEOPLE TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR LIVES AND HAVE GREATER CONFIDENCE, CHOICE, CONTROL AND A LOUDER VOICE OVER THE WAY THEIR NEEDS ARE MET SO THEY CAN INFLUENCE SERVICE IMPROVEMENT; H)ENSURING THAT DISABLED PEOPLE HAVE GREATER ACCESS TO HOUSING, HEALTH, EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, LEISURE, AND TRANSPORT OPPORTUNITIES AND CAN PARTICIPATE IN FAMILY AND COMMUNITY LIFE.

Governing document

CIO - Association Registered 13 Dec 2013

Area of benefit

In Calderdale

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Volunteer management
  • 10 Trustees
  • 30 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Malcolm Kielty None on record
Shabir Hussain Community Foundation For Calderdale Up-to-date
Halifax Opportunities Trust Up-to-date
Memory Lane Cafe Calderdale Recently registered
Geraldine Rushton None on record
Marion Spruce (Chair) None on record
Peter Melling Halifax Society For The Blind Up-to-date
David Ashton None on record
Mark Wardell None on record
Carol Butler None on record
Teresa Elaine Shaw None on record
Jonathon David Knowles None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Calderdale
  • Kirklees