Support from community support organisations

Not everyone has family, friends or neighbours to check on them. Community support organisations have been set up across North Yorkshire. If you or someone you know needs help they can call North Yorkshire County Council on: 01609 780 780 every day between 8am and 5.30pm.

Visit the North Yorkshire County Council website for updates on council services affected by the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus support services

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Corvid-19 Buddy Scheme

The buddy scheme links up residents who are in need of assistance of any kind during the lockdown with those residents who are willing and able to offer help. A central database of all residents and their scheme status is maintained and updated as r...


Escrick Coronavirus Covid-19 support

Help for people self-isolating: Over the coming weeks some, if not many, people and/or families in the village will need to self-isolate. Many will be self-sufficient through family and friends, but others will require support with basic tasks ...


Hambleton Community Action - Covid-19 Support

Hambleton Community Action is the Community Support Organisation for Northallerton & Bedale and its role is to be a single point of contact for those who are alone and isolated by the pandemic. We will signpost to what local support is available ...


South Milford Isolation Help

Volunteers are welcome to contact the group. We are particularly interested in ideas for support which go beyond the services we provide now. These include grocery shopping, prescription collection and isolation support.


Community Angels - Kingdom Faith

Covid-19 has brought many challenges to many families and individuals. Community Angels are volunteers who are happy to donate their time to support people in the local community either a practical way i.e collecting shopping/ liaising with different...


Settle Community Response

Co-ordinated by Settle Victoria Hall, Settle Community Hub, and the people of Settle community. Settle Community Response are here to help with all your prescription, and shopping collection and delivery needs. As well as reassurance, clear and fa...


NYCC Training and Learning Service

Any requests for support during this difficult time will be directed initially to North Yorkshire County Council to be given the most appropriate support as and when required through our support services: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/help-you-during...


CaVCA - COVID-19 Community Response Whitby and District

Our non-emergency COVID-19 support offer: Telephone/email friendship service Support with collecting shopping/prescriptions Information and guidance to self-isolators or those otherwise affected Brokerage service for offers of help. ...


Sherburn Community Support Organisation

We can point requests for help with food / essential shopping and prescription collection from people self-isolating to a trusted volunteer group in their community. We manage the North Yorkshire Local Assistance Fund Covid-19 support grant for indiv...


Hear to Help Community Support Line

Hear to Help is a community support line that provides support and advice to those who may be feeling anxious, or struggling with their emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak. The support line is available to children, young people and a...