Local Help & Advice
Challenges and Difficulties befall all of us at different times of our lives through no fault of our own making. COVID-19 and the economic crisis sadly make these instances more likely for many. This page is here to provide speedy access for people facing challenges and concerns, for themselves, family or friends. It provides links to advice centres, food banks and search facilities for numerous local organisations. If you require further assistance or feel that other organisations should be featured on this page please do contact us.
Local Search Directories
Put in Keywords to search for organisations:
North Yorkshire Connect (an online directory of voluntary and community groups – searchable by area, topic, etc)
Community First Yorkshire (within this, a specific NY portal with online access to volunteering opportunities, searchable by area)
Reach Volunteering (national agency, used to be aimed at ‘retired executives/higher skill levels’)