Creative Minds

Creative Minds is all about the use of creative approaches and activities in healthcare; increasing self-esteem, providing a sense of purpose, developing social skills, helping community integration and improving quality of life. Creative Minds develop community partnerships to not only co-fund but also co-deliver projects for local people.

Unmasked Mental Health

Unmasked was initially set up by three friends from Halifax, who battled and overcame personal mental ill health issues. They wanted to give something back! Their goal was simple – to Unmask the stigma surrounding mental ill health, nationwide, and get people talking.

Telephone: 01422 356945

Unmasked Mental Health


Richmond Fellowship

Richmond Fellowship provides a range of supported housing, employment and community based services for people with mental health problems across Yorkshire.  Their mission: Making Recovery Reality.

Telephone: 01484 434866

Kirklees Success Centre

Kirklees Success Centres deliver courses for Kirklees Adult and Community Learning. As such, we are responsive to community needs and our service reflects the council values of being confident, flexible and passionate about our work. Based at the John Smith’s Stadium (home to Huddersfield Town and Huddersfield Giants) we offer high quality learning opportunities to children and young people, families and adults and we believe that learning should be lifelong, fun and fulfilling for all learners.

Telephone: 01484 234153

Kirklees Dementia Hub

Kirklees Dementia Hub is a partnership between Community Links and Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees and offers information and advice for people who are living with dementia and their carers, family and friends.

Telephone: 01484 503908

Kirklees Dementia Hub – Community Links (

Calderdale and Kirklees Talking Therapies (Previously known as IAPT) Specialising  in helping people with anxiety or low mood across Kirklees by using talking therapies.  Telephone: 01484 343700

Talking Therapies

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council provide advice, help and support to the college including resources and funding.

Mindful Maker CIC

Mindful Maker CIC is a newly formed creative Community Interest Company set up by Carolyn (a previous Recovery College learner and volunteer) who uses her own lived experience of mental health to provide
something more than an arts and crafts class.

SS Dance & Wellbeing

SS Dance & Wellbeing based in Dewsbury, is a community focused business working to reduce isolation, increase activity levels and enhance feelings of wellbeing and happiness through dance.
If you’d like to improve your health and enjoy moving your body, SS Dance & Wellbeing deliver a range of lively, energetic and fun dance sessions across West Yorkshire suitable for ages from 5 – 100 that can be done seated or standing. You can find a full list of classes on their website: or call Sophie on 07748 396070 for further information. You can also get in touch via social media on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok.