National useful contacts North Yorkshire

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA)

Works to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults.

Helpline: 0808 808 8141
Email: enquiries@elderabuse.org.uk
Web: www.elderabuse.org.uk

Age UK

The combined charity for Age Concern and Help the Aged.

Helpline: 0800 169 2081
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk (see website for your local area office details)

Alzheimer’s Society

Leading the fight against Dementia.

National helpline: 0300 222 1122
Web: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Association of Charitable Organisations

A national umbrella body for benevolent charities.

Tel: 0207 255 4480
Email: info@aco.uk.net
Web: www.aco.uk.net

British Institute of Learning Difficulties (BILD)

Committed to improving the quality of life for people with a learning disability.

Tel: 0121 415 6960
Email: enquiries@bild.org.uk
Web: www.bild.org.uk

Carers Direct

Carers Direct from NHS Choices provides free confidential information, advice and support for carers.

Tel: 0300 123 1053
Web: www.nhs.uk/carersdirect  

Carers Trust

The largest provider of comprehensive carers’ support services in the UK.

Tel: 0844 800 4361
Email: info@carers.org
Web: www.carers.org

Carers UK

The voice of carers.

Tel: 0808 808 7777
Web: www.carersuk.org

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. To find out where you nearest CAB is, or to speak to someone over the telephone for advice, call the national number below.

Tel: 03444 111 444

Dementia Forward

Community House,
Ripon, HG4 1LE

Tel: 01765 601224 or 01765 645904
Email: info@dementiaforward.org.uk
Web: www.dementiaforward.org.uk

FirstStop Advice

Advice and information on all aspects of care accommodation, housing, finance and rights for older people.

Advice line: 0800 377 7070
Email: info@firststopadvice.org.uk
Web: www.firststopadvice.org.uk

Friends of the Elderly

A charity that supports older people who have a range of practical needs.

Tel: 0207 730 8263
Email: enquiries@fote.org.uk
Web: www.fote.org.uk

Independent Age

Advice on home care, care homes, NHS Services, housing and other issues.

Tel: 0800 319 6789
Email: advice@independent.org
Web: www.independentage.org.uk

National Activity Provider Association (NAPA)

Promotes the importance of activities for older people.

Tel: 0207 078 9375
Email: info@napa-activities.co.uk
Web: www.napa-activities.co.uk

Pension Service, The

Provides information about pensions and other pensioner benefits.

Tel: 0800 731 7898
Textphone: 0800 731 7339
Web: www.gov.uk/contact-pension-service

Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA)

Campaigns for high standards in nursing home care.

Freephone: 0800 074 0194
Email: frankursell@rnha.co.uk
Web: www.rnha.co.uk

Relatives and Residents Association, The

Exists for older people needing, or living in, residential care and the families and friends left behind.

Advice line: 0207 359 8136
Email: info@relres.org
Web: www.relres.org

Silver Line, The

The Silver Line is a free national confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24-hours a day, every day of the year.

Helpline: 0800 470 8090
Web: www.thesilverline.org.uk

United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA)

Professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors.

Tel: 0208 661 8188
Email: helpline@ukhca.co.uk
Web: www.ukhca.co.uk

Day care centres

This list is a selection of venues offering day care services across the county. For further information, costs and opening times, please contact the individual service.

Abbey Residential Home, The

Malton
Tel: 01653 692256

Action for Children Services Ltd

Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale
Tel: 01723 343750

Age Concern

Skipton
Tel: 01729 850864

Knaresborough
Tel: 01423 864956

Age UK

Drax
Tel: 01757 704115

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 502253

Selby
Tel: 01757 704115

Alne Hall Day Centre

York
Tel: 01347 838295

Alzheimer’s Society Day Centre

Northallerton
Tel: 01609 778251

Richmond
Tel: 01748 825817

Selby
Tel: 01904 567701

Avalon

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 530053

Basics Plus

Scarborough
Tel: 01723 371335

Boot Shop, The

Easingwold
Tel: 01347 823242

Yorkshire Yoga

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 864343

Breathing Space

Hambleton
Tel: 01609 779420

Chopsticks Day Centre

Northallerton
Tel: 01609 761661

Claro Enterprises

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 885879

Cunliffe Centre, The

Selby
Tel: 01757 705101

Dales Care

Bedale
Tel: 01677 425806

Dalewood Trust Day Centre

Whitby
Tel: 01947 600583

Disability Action Yorkshire

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 855410

Dr Barnardo’s Restaurant and Coffee Shop

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 884819

GEMS Support Services

Selby
Tel: 01757 211214

Gift People, The

Knaresborough
Tel: 01423 864007

Glusburn Institute Community and Arts Centre

Keighley
Tel: 01535 630223

Harrogate Skills 4 Living

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 593719

Henshaws Arts and Crafts

Knaresborough
Tel: 01423 541888

Hillcrest Residential Home

Catterick Garrison
Tel: 01748 834444

Horticap, Beckwithshaw

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 522876

Jennyruth Workshops

Ripon
Tel: 01765 606620

Just The Job Environmental Ent

Richmond
Tel: 01748 822815

Kurts Club

Easingwold
Tel: 01347 822875

Lake and Orchard Care Centre

York
Tel: 01757 248627

Later Years Care

Scarborough
Tel: 01723 378220

Lister House

Ripon
Tel: 01765 694740

Meadowbank Day Centre

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 881994

Mencap

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 568162

Scarborough
Tel: 01723 374819

Mental Health Support

Hambleton and Richmondshire
Tel: 01609 780758

MIND

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 503335

Next Steps

Norton
Tel: 01653 690854

Norby Day Centre

Thirsk
Tel: 01845 523115

Northdale Horticulture Day Centre

Northallerton
Tel: 01609 770269

Norwood House

Scarborough
Tel: 01723 360360

Oasis Care

Selby
Tel: 01274 565009

Open Country PD/LD Activities

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 507227

Orb Community Enterprise

Knaresborough
Tel: 01423 202028

Paradise Day Centre

Easingwold
Tel: 01347 821665

Peace Centre, The                                                                              

Tadcaster
Tel: 01937 833752

Pioneer Projects (Arts)

Settle
Tel: 01524 262672

Purple Patch Arts

Harrogate
Tel: 07725 041801

Queens Margaret’s Day Centre

Scarborough
Tel: 01723 353884

Ripon Community Link Day Centre

Ripon
Tel: 01765 607461

Ripon Walled Garden Day Centre

Ripon
Tel: 01765 609229

Ryedale Leisure Club

Malton
Tel: 01653 648289

Skipton and Craven Association for the Disabled

Skipton and Craven
Tel: 01756 701005

South Craven Day Services

Skipton
Tel: 01756 792787

Southlands Nursing Home

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 526203

Sowerby House Nursing Home

Thirsk
Tel: 01845 525986

St Andrew’s Day Centre

Skipton
Tel: 01756 793522

St Cecilia’s

Scarborough
Tel: 01723 503111

St John’s Centre

Catterick Garrison
Tel: 01748 832271

Sycamore Hall

Leyburn
Tel: 0370 192 4055

Thirsk Sowerby and District CCA

Thirsk
Tel: 01845 523115

Thistle Hill Nursing Home

Knaresborough
Tel: 01423 869200

Tidy Gardens

Harrogate
Tel: 07971 676643

Town and Country Care

Whitby
Tel: 01947 606187

Trinity Centre

Whitby
Tel: 01947 601548

Vocational Skills Centre

Harrogate
Tel: 01423 884680

Wilf Ward Family Trust

Pickering
Tel: 01751 475787

Workcrafts Day Centre

Northallerton
Tel: 01609 773696

Yatton House Society Day Centre

Cleveland
Tel: 01642 722380

Youth and Community Centre

Skipton
Tel: 01609 532412

Libraries

Barlby library and community hub
Howden Road,
Barlby, Selby,
North Yorkshire YO8 5JE

Bedale library
Bedale Hall,
Bedale,
North Yorkshire DL8 1AA

Bentham library
Main Street,
High Bentham, Lancaster,
North Yorkshire LA2 7JU

Bilton and Woodfield community library
Woodfield Road (in the grounds of Woodfield Primary School),
Harrogate,
North Yorkshire HG1 4HZ

Boroughbridge library
17 St James Square,
Boroughbridge, York,
North Yorkshire YO51 9AR

Catterick library
Gough Road,
Catterick Garrison,
North Yorkshire DL9 3EL

Colburn library
The Broadway,
Colburn, Catterick Garrison,
North Yorkshire DL9 4RF

Crosshills library
Main Street,
Crosshills,
Keighley BD20 8TQ

Derwent valley bridge community library
3 Pickering Road,
West Ayton, Scarborough,
North Yorkshire YO13 9JE

Easingwold library
Marketplace,
Easingwold, York,
North Yorkshire YO61 3AN

Eastfield library
High Street,
Eastfield, Scarborough,
North Yorkshire YO11 3LL

Embsay-with-Eastby community library
The Institute, Main Street,
Embsay-with-Eastby, Skipton,
North Yorkshire BD23 6RE

Filey library
Station Avenue,
Filey,
North Yorkshire YO14 9AE

Gargrave and Malhamdale community library
Gargrave Village Hall, West Street,
Gargrave, Skipton,
North Yorkshire BD23 3RD

Grassington hub and community library
Garrs Lane,
Grassington, Skipton,
North Yorkshire BD23 5AT

Great Ayton Discovery Centre
105b High Street,
Great Ayton,
Middlesbrough TS9 6NB

Harrogate library
Victoria Avenue,
Harrogate,
North Yorkshire HG1 1EG

Hawes library
The Neukin,
Marketplace, Hawes,
North Yorkshire DL8 3RA

Helmsley library
Town Hall,
Helmsley,
North Yorkshire YO62 5BL

Ingleton library
Ingleborough community centre,
Main Street,
Ingleton, Carnforth,
Lancashire LA6 3HG

Kirkbymoorside library
Church House,
7 High Marketplace, Kirkbymoorside,
York YO62 6AT

Knaresborough library
Marketplace,
Knaresborough,
North Yorkshire HG5 8AG

Leyburn library
Thornborough Hall,
Leyburn,
North Yorkshire DL8 5AB

Malton library
St. Michael Street,
Malton,
North Yorkshire YO17 7LJ

Mashamshire community library
Mashamshire community office,
Little Market Place, Masham,
North Yorkshire HG4 4DY

Nidderdale Plus community library
Station Square,
King Street, Pateley Bridge,
North Yorkshire HG3 5AT

Northallerton library
1 Thirsk Road,
Northallerton,
North Yorkshire DL6 1PT

Norton library
Commercial Street,
Norton, Malton,
North Yorkshire YO17 9ES

Pickering library
The Ropery,
Pickering,
North Yorkshire YO18 8DY

Richmond library
Queen’s Road,
Richmond,
North Yorkshire DL10 4AE

Ripon library
The Arcade,
Ripon,
North Yorkshire HG4 1AG

Scalby library
450 Scalby Road,
Newby, Scarborough,
North Yorkshire YO12 6EE

Scarborough library
Vernon Road,
Scarborough,
North Yorkshire YO11 2NN

Selby library
52 Micklegate,
Selby,
North Yorkshire YO8 4EQ

Settle library
Limestone View,
Lower Greenfoot, Settle,
North Yorkshire BD24 9RB

Sherburn-in-Elmet library
Finkle Hill,
Sherburn-in-Elmet,
Leeds LS25 6EA

Skipton library
High Street,
Skipton,
North Yorkshire BD23 1JX

Starbeck library
Starbeck Central,
68A High Street,
Starbeck, Harrogate,
North Yorkshire HG2 7LW

Stokesley library
Town Close,
North Road,
Stokesley TS9 5DH

Tadcaster library
Station Road,
Tadcaster,
North Yorkshire LS24 9JG

Thirsk library
Meadowfields,
Chapel Street, Thirsk,
North Yorkshire YO7 1TH

Whitby library
Windsor Terrace,
Whitby,
North Yorkshire YO21 1ET