Service Update - School Holidays
Unique Ways offer a term time only service, however, skeleton staff cover is in place where possible during school holidays. We recommend that you ring the office first (01422 343 090) before turning up to check that someone is working in the office. Thank You The Unique Ways Team
Text Size: A A A
Colour: C C C C
01422 343 090

Children and parents doing arts and crafts

Experienced & knowledgeable staff.

Confidential & high quality services.

Welcome to Unique Ways

Supporting families with disabled children.

We are a parent-carer led organisation supporting disabled children and their families, helping them to lead ordinary lives. Our goal is to make sure that the voices of parent carers and their families are heard.
We provide a broad range of services for parent carers, from training courses and Independent Supporters to social events, focus groups and discounts on family days out! We don’t restrict our services based on whether your child has a diagnosis or not, and instead work with anyone who feels they need our help.

Click Here to Become a Member

Read more about Unique Ways

Milo and Maisie holding hands

How We Can Help...

  • Become a Member

    Click Here to Become a Member

    Become a Member

  • Information & Signposting

    Providing guidance, and
    pointing you in the right direction.

    find out more

  • Courses & Training

    Free sessions focusing on
    building resilience for parent carers.

    view courses

  • One2One Services

    One2One Services

    Individual support from our
    practitioners, tailored to your needs.

    find out more

  • Children's Area

    Children's Area

    Everything from Toy Libraries to craft groups!

    find out more

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Answering some of the most common questions we’re asked.

    find out more

  • Children's Area

    Peer Support

    We provide peer support for members and non-members alike.

    find out more

Upcoming events


Halifax Central Coffee Morning

find out more


Preparing for Adulthood (6 Week Course)

This course is for parents and carers of young people who have an EHCP and are 13-25 WHO This course is for parents and carers of young people who have an EHCP and are 13-25. WHAT The course offers information about the practical changes ahead including the Mental Capacity Act and decision making, the Care […]

find out more


Understanding Anxiety (6 Week Course)

the Insiders Guide to… Understanding Anxiety WHO A course for dads, mums and anyone who cares for a child in primary school who worries too much. WHAT This course will cover things like understanding and tackling anxiety, tips to handle meetings with schools and others, strategies to help children with their anxious feelings and ideas […]

find out more

Family Voice Calderdale Logo

Our parents and carers forum, Family Voice Calderdale, ensures that you have a voice in shaping services for children with additional needs.

This active group of parent carers works in partnership with Statutory Service Providers to influence the design, development and delivery of services for disabled children and young people in Calderdale. The group encourages families to get involved, share experiences, and take an active role in shaping the services they use.

find out more

Tell us your current issues...

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

There's lots more support available at Unique Ways. How else can we help you?

other services

Max Card
Grab your MAX card!
what's this?
Maisie playing by a duck pond with a stick

Latest News

Update On Vacancies from The Unique Ways Team

Read more

National Government Review of SEND – Right Support, Right Place, Right Time

Read more

Family Voice Calderdale & Unique Ways response to the Calderdale Council Cabinet’s Consultation Budget 2022/2023 to 2024/2025

Read more

read all news

How You Can Help...

We're always on the lookout for partners and supporters. Please find out more below…

professionals supporters

Success Stories...


With Alix due to move up to secondary school, his parents were concerned about making sure he received enough support. Their Independent Supporter tells Alix's story.

read our full story


By working with an Independent Supporter at Unique Ways, Oliver's confidence has grown and he's beginning to make his way in the world. Here, his Independent Supporter tells his story.

read our full story


Jane's daughter went through a number of sleep therapies before our sleep practitioners helped them plan a personalised program that ensured a good night's sleep for everyone.

read our full story


Emma and her son, Oliver, arrived at Unique Ways struggling to cope with his autism. Through working with us, they've been able to develop a range of strategies for coping and progressing.

read our full story