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Other services which may be able to support you 

A good place to start is The Hub of Hope, it is the UK’s leading mental health support database. It is provided by a national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma, and brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place for the first time.

Crisis Services 

Samaritans helpline 


116 123

National Suicide Prevention Helpline 

0800 689 5652 

6pm - 3:30 am


0800 58 58 58

North Yorkshire mental health crisis support

 0800 0516 171

text 'shout' to


Hope Link 

 0800 068 4141

9am - midnight 

Local Support 

The Rainbow Centre in Scarborough provides assistance such as an emergency food parcel, a hot meal in our community café, access to shower and laundry facilities, clean clothing, bedding and other household essentials. 

For housing and benefit information the local councils can provide advice and guidance 

Scarborough and Whitby 





If there is a mental health emergency concerning a child in North Yorkshire you can contact your local CAMHS crisis and liaison team using the freephone telephone number below

 0800 0516 171

Next Steps Well-being Centre supports people with mental health problems, well being issues and preventing isolation and loneliness in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, by providing a drop-in centre, activities and outreach groups Kirkbymoorside/Pickering and pop ups through out Ryedale.

Age UK Scarborough & District promotes the well-being of all older people and to help make later life fulfilling and enjoyable

ANDYS MAN CLUB are a men’s suicide prevention charity, offering free-to-attend peer-to-peer support groups across the United Kingdom and online. 

Survive offers specialist counselling and support work to all adults across North Yorkshire who have experienced sexual trauma

York Against Cancer’s mission is to make a difference to everybody affected by cancer – whether you’re a patient, a carer, or a loved one. As an independent local charity, we offer services to residents in the York, Selby, Malton and Scarborough areas.

Worried about domestic abuse 
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IDAS is the largest specialist charity in Yorkshire supporting anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence.

03000 110 110 (North Yorkshire and Barnsley)
0808 808 2241 (Sheffield)
0808 2000 247 (National 24 hours helpline)


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