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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North Yorkshire County Council Mental Health Resources

There is a range of mental health resources available on the county council’s website, below are some links to local and national support available. https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/look-after-your-mental-health If you need to discuss your mental ...



Re-engage

Why refer someone to us? We are running a telephone-based service: call companions. Our call companion volunteers make regular telephone calls to lonely and isolated older people providing a lifeline of friendship.  The regular chat and compani...


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...


Stokesley & District Community Care Association

We provide services for elderly, disabled or isolated people. Our services cover transport, minibus excursions,lunch club, exercise classes, Day Centre, Befriending and Respite Sitting plus Tea Dances. *Please note we are a community hub and a...


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 can offer: Collection and delivery of shoppin...


Pioneer Projects

We have a variety of sessions available on Zoom, for all the community (over 16 years). Sessions include Mindfulness, Creative Connections Dementia, Creative Cooking, Writing Group, Sing A Long, Movement for Long Term Health conditions, Mental Hea...


Harrogate & District Community Action (HADCA)

We are the Community Support Organisation for Harrogate and the surrounding villages during the corona virus outbreak. Our Here to HELP volunteers are supporting people without family, friends and neighbours to turn to. A team of dedicated volunt...


Rescare

Our support for our helpline is remote via telephone, email and mail If you do want to volunteer as a befriender we will be delivering a service face to face where possible depending on Covid19 current guidance. All training and support will...


Gallows Close Centre

We have delivered over 200 food parcels to low income families and vulnerable adults isolating on their own. (Still available). Donated refurbished push bikes for free to NHS staff frontline staff (Still available). 50 Care packs donated to car...