The Community Foundation For Calderdale is a philanthropic advisor to individual donors and local businesses, a strategic grant making Foundation and community leader.
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Our research revealed over 24,000 older people in Calderdale are experiencing loneliness.READ ABOUT HOW WE ARE TACKLING ISOLATION LOCALLY HERE
Only 26% of people feel they can influence decisions affecting the local area. Only 66% of people in Calderdale feel they get on well with people from different backgrounds, this is 10% less than the national average. Only 26% of people in Calderdale have volunteered locally.
There are currently 3,500 households in need of affordable housing in Calderdale. There are 3,292 vacant properties in Calderdale half have been vacant for more than 6 months.
Over 1550 homeless people have been supported this year five local charities. The most common factor contributing to homlessnes locally was relationship breakdown due to violence.
There are 19 neighbourhood in the 10% most multiple deprived areas in England, 13 neighbourhood in the 11-20% most multiple deprived and 14 neighbourhood in the 21-30% most multiple deprived areas in England.
Around 8,200 (20%) children under the age of 16 in Calderdale live in poverty. Child poverty varies considerably by ward, however, Ovenden, Illingworth, Park, Warley, have the highest levels of child poverty in Calderdale.
Half of all pensioners live in fuel poverty. There were 115 winter deaths last year.