Signposting you to local groups and services to support your wellbeing
You can get help and support if you’re responsible for looking after someone who has a disability, is getting old or has become ill. This can range from practical help to make day-to-day life easier to benefits like Carer’s Allowance.
Bereavement support can take the form of practical help and advice around registering a death, getting information from health services, funeral arrangements, financial advice; or emotional help such as counselling and support groups.
Wheels 2 Work is a not for profit moped loan scheme, that helps people get to work, apprenticeships, or training, where no other form of transport is available. Eligible candidates receive a moped after they have completed the compulsory basic training (CBT).
The council website has information on health and social care including safeguarding, disabilities, carers, health and wellbeing, social care for adults, social care for children, support with daily living and the Care Act.
There is also information on housing, education and learning, community and volunteering, childcare and much more.
PhysioDirect is the convienient way to access NHS musculoskeletal physiotherapy for patients who have muscle or joint problems. The PhysioDirect service is located within the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton.
Mental Health Support (MHS) is a charitable organisation offering support to people who, for whatever reason, are experiencing a mental health problem.
This could range from difficulty in coping with life experiences and the anxiety this brings, to more serious problems such as depression or schizophrenia. MHS offers welcoming practical support and aims to assist the many people concerned to achieve independence, and to prevent deterioration in their condition and or situation when they become unwell.