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Our Impact

Through commitment, support and collaboration around 50,000 people's lives are better since we officially started operating as a charity in 2002.

It’s been quite a journey since Halifax Opportunities Trust officially launched in April 2002 – set-up as a community-led and run regeneration charity. 21 years on, we’ve evolved into an organisation equipped and perfectly positioned for the aspirations of Park ward and the wider Calderdale community.

21 years in numbers

2023 Highlights

From employees to trustees, volunteers, participants and partners, we’re passionate about creating opportunities and we’re optimistic that together we can continue to make great strides for a better life, stronger community and brighter future.

Our Delivery

Our six areas of delivery have been defined based on our connection with those we work with. Our roots within Park ward, our historic links to regeneration and our fundamental role as a community anchor, have all lead us to deliver projects in a wide variety of specialisms. Many times an individual will receive support from a number of teams simultaneously and we’re able to do this because of our flexible and holistic approach. In 2023 our delivery highlights include:

Impact Report

Our progress so far has motivated us to continue working with people in Calderdale, understand their aspirations and create opportunities so they get to where they want to be.

Our Impact Report demonstrates our work, the people we work alongside and the impact this has to communities throughout Halifax.

Our Story

In 2023 we celebrated a milestone anniversary, we turned 21!

To ensure the hard work of our trustees, staff, volunteers and local people were acknowledged, we reflected on individual accomplishments, growth and impact over the past 21 years, while looking ahead to the next 21 and beyond.

Other news

Find out what’s happening at Halifax Opportunities Trust, in our teams and about the people we work with