Living Well in North Yorkshire

County Hall , ROMANBY


Living Well Coordinators work with you to find ways to avoid being isolated, to take steps to improve your health and; to discover opportunities to develop more interests.

They provide help with practical and emotional issues.

This is a free, time limited service for those people who are eligible. 

 Who can they help?

  • People who are bereaved or have lost a support network;
  • People who have had a recent loss of confidence
  • People who are lonely or social isolated.
  • People who need help with finding information, advice and guidance.

They cannot help people who have had a social care assessment and have ongoing care and support needs.  

They help adults who need a little extra help to overcome some of life’s challenges and changes; people who have a caring role, who are frail or physically disabled, people with a learning disability or autism, people with mental health problems or sensory impairments. 

How do you refer?

Contact the council’s Customer Service Centre on 01609 780780 (Option 2 Social Care). One of the advisors will listen to you and ask for some more details. 

What can you expect?

A Living Well Coordinator will

  • Contact you within 5 days to talk to you and find out more about what support is required.
  • Arrange to visit you at a place of your choice
  • Spend time with you on a one-to-one basis to help you to think about areas of your life that you would like to change
  • Work alongside you and listen to what help you may need
  • Support you to make simple changes to manage your health and stay well
  • Support you to make a plan of what you need to do to make those changes and help you to achieve your goals in an agreed time frame.

    This service covers the following area(s):

  • Knaresborough
  • Ripon
  • Skipton
  • Catterick Garrison
  • Northallerton
  • Malton
  • Scarborough
  • Harrogate
  • Whitby
  • Selby

Last updated: 13/08/2019