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Easy Read: Cloverleaf receiving funding from the National Lottery

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Cloverleaf celebrates after receiving £261,203 of National Lottery funding to support people with learning disabilities to develop positive relationships! 

Happy, Healthy, Relationships builds on a pilot delivered by Self Advocates in Kirklees and Calderdale over the last few years. It was developed with people with learning disabilities, their families and friends.

About our new project
Cloverleaf Advocacy have been given
some money from the National 
Lottery Community Fund. 
This money is to run our Happy 
Healthy Relationships project for the 
next 3 years. 
This project will run across Kirklees, 
Calderdale and Barnsley 
About Happy Healthy 
Kirklees Involvement Network ran 
small Happy Healthy Relationships 
courses in Kirklees and Calderdale. 
Calderdale Self Advocacy Network 
have also done lots of training around 
healthy relationships.

This training was written and 
delivered by local people with a
learning disability.
We delivered training to people with a
learning disability, we looked at things 
• how to meet people, dating and 
meeting people online
• staying safe in relationships and 
the law
• what healthy and unhealthy

We also ran courses for families and
carers. This helped them to support 
with a learning disability to have 
We held workshops and training for 
staff and community groups who 
work with people with a learning 
After this work finished our self 
advocates wrote a report about what 
happened in the project. 
People told us they wanted proper 
courses to learn more about Healthy 

Happy Healthy 
Relationships 2024
We will run a 12 week courses for 
local people with a learning disability.
They will learn lots of different things 
about relationships and how to stay 
Suzi our Big Boss Says’
“This is an amazing project that has 
been several years in the making. We 
are thrilled to have been awarded 
funding from National Lottery to help 
us take Happy, Healthy, Relationships, 
to the next level. Our new course will 
start in the middle of 2024. This 
course build on the work we have 
already done.

David Self Advocate from 
Kirklees Involvement Network 
“Since we started our pilot project 
four years ago, we have worked hard 
to get a proper support for local 
people with a learning disability 
around sex and relationships.”
These courses will help keep people 
safe; they will understand how to 
have safe relationships and keep safe
online. The courses will give people 
lots of time to think about what they 
want out of relationships and get the 
right support."
“It will give people with a learning 
disabilities the skills they need to stay 
safe and have long lasting 

Steering Group
To plan our project well we need to 
include local people with a learning 
We are setting up a group to plan how 
our project will work.
If you would like to be part of our 
group or know someone who would 
please contact us own:
01924 454875 

If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us on:

Phone: 01924 454875


Or, if you are already engaged with our services, have a chat with the person you know best in Cloverleaf.