Action for Blind People https://www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk/ 0113 386 2800
Action on Hearing Loss http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/ 01733 361199 Textphone 01733 23802
Adult Bereavement Drop-In for Harrogate District 01423 856790 ‘A group for the newly bereaved and those bereaved for up to 2 years’.
Age UK www.ageuk.org.uk Drop-in sessions every Tuesday 10.30 – 12md at Harrogate library
Al-Anon/Alateen www.al-anonuk.org.uk 020 7403 0888 Support for anyone affected by someone else’s drinking
Alcoholics Anonymous National helpline: 0845 76 97 555 (24hrs)
Alzheimers Society www.alzheimers.org.uk Drop-in sessions 1st & 3rd Monday each month 10.30 – 12md at Harrogate library
Arthritis Research UK http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/ 0300 790 0400
Blind Veterans UK http://www.noonealone.org.uk/ 0800 389 7979
Bridges Families and Carers’ Support Services http://www.bridgessupport.org/ 01642 605222 A service for people whose lives are affected by alcohol or drugs
British Heart Foundation (BHF) http://www.bhf.org.uk/#&panel1-3
Carer’s Resource www.carersresource.org 01423 500555
Carers UK www.carersuk.org 0808 808 7777
Citizen’s Advice Service www.adviceguide.org.uk
Harrogate Citizens Advice Bureau Website link 01423 560840 (message line) 08444 111 444 (advice line)
Ripon Citizens Advice Bureau Website link 01765 643466 (message line) 08444 111 444 (advice line)
Cinnamon Trust 01736 757900 e-mail: email@example.com ‘The Cinnamon Trust is the national charity for elderly and terminally ill people with pets’.
Crisis Call www.crisiscallonline.org.uk 0800 501254 ‘Supporting people with mental health problems, their carers, family and friends’.
Dancing for Well-Being www.dancingforwellbeing.org 01423 531235 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dementia Forward www.dementiaforward.org.uk 01765 601224
Diabetes UK https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/ 0345 123 2399
Drinkline 0800 917 8282 Helpline for your own or someone’s drinking problem
Epilepsy Action https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/ 0808 800 5050
Fit 4 Life 01423 500600 ext 58382 e-mail: email@example.com A 12 week weight management programme Click for details
Harrogate & District Diabetes UK 07969 823 753 supports people of all ages who have diabetes and live in Harrogate and surrounding areas. The group holds social, educational and fundraising events throughout the year.
Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) www.harcvs.org.uk/HELP 01423 813098/813090 Supporting older and disabled people to remain independent at home through a range of services.
Harrogate & Ripon Centres for Voluntary Services www.harcvs.org.uk
Harrogate Homeless Project www.harrogate-homeless-project.org.uk 01423 566900 Provides ‘safe, secure accommodation for homeless adults in the Harrogate district’.
Lighthouse Project mental health support group for family and friends caring for loved ones. For details click here
MacMillan Organisation http://www.macmillan.org.uk/HowWeCanHelp/HowWeCanHelp.aspx 0808 808 0000
Marie Curie Cancer Care http://www.mariecurie.org.uk/ 0800 716 146
Multiple Sclerosis Society www.mssociety.org.uk 07957 659433
Newspaper Reading service http://www.harrogatetalkingnewspaper.co.uk or telephone 01423 771243 A free service for those with visual impairment who love Harrogate district news.
North Yorkshire Advocacy Service 01423 547500 helps people who are struggling with the demands of very day life and provides independent advocates to support people with significant difficulties contributing positively to decisions regarding their health and social care.
North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) www.nycc.gov.uk
North Yorkshire Horizons in Harrogate offer a range of free, conﬁdential and non-judgemental services for individuals and their families whose lives are affected by drugs and/or alcohol, and who live within North Yorkshire.
Red Cross www.redcross.org.uk
Remap www.remapharrogateripon.org.uk Aids and equipment for people with disabilties
Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) www.rnib.org.uk 0303 123 9999
St Michael’s Hospice www.saintmichaelshospice.org 01423 879687
Safe Place scheme safe places for vulnerable individuals Follow this link
Samaritans 08457 909090
Silver-line 0800 4 708090 national 24 hour helpline for older people
Stonham home group www.stonhamhomestay.org.uk 01423 561800/705400 For any general concerns you might have about your living and financial arrangements
Stroke Association www.stroke.org.uk
Yorkshire Cancer Patient Forum www.yorkshirecancerpatientforum.co.uk
Yorkshire and Humber Regional Forum on Ageing http://www.futureyears.org.uk
Yorkshire Spinners (support for vertigo and dizziness sufferers) Website link