Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS) offer non-judgmental, practical and emotional support to anyone affected by domestic abuse, sexual violence or sexual abuse in York, North Yorkshire and Barnsley. Our experienced workers will listen and explain the options available, including providing support through the criminal and civil justice system. We can also help to arrange emergency accommodation for people fleeing domestic abuse. We keep people safe and support them to make their own decisions.
Contact us on our helpline: 03000110110 or via Live Chat on our website Monday-Friday 5-7pm www.idas.org.uk
Gingerbread is a leading charity, supporting, advising and campaigning with single mums and dads to help them meet their family’s needs.
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Details of local NHS Mental Health Support & Services can be found here.
The new NYCC Mental Health Support Line is FREE to call from mobiles: 0333 0000 309
North Yorkshire Advocacy is an independent, registered charity, which enables people to have their voices heard, defend and safeguard their rights, to empower people to express their views and concerns and explore the choices and options available to them.
North Yorkshire Advocacy works across the whole of the county of North Yorkshire to support people, particularly those who are most vulnerable in society. Advocacy is a process of supporting and enabling people to:
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North Yorkshire Horizons is an integrated drug and alcohol recovery service for North Yorkshire.
Our aim is to help as many people as possible to recover from and be free from drug and alcohol dependency.
We want to reduce the harm that is caused to individuals, families and communities.
We offer access to experienced and professional teams who work with individuals on their journey to recovery from drugs and/or alcohol. When you join the service, you will be allocated a key worker who will support you throughout your treatment and help you develop a Recovery Plan, that’s built around you and your circumstances.
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The ultimate aim of the service is to reduce the numbers of children and young people requiring more intensive and more costly interventions through children’s social care and other crisis led services, by providing timely and effective responses that prevent difficulties escalating.
Our vision is that families in North Yorkshire are able to access readily a range of support to ensure that their children are safe, happy and well, and that they can flourish at school and in the wider world.
Our children and families prevention service brings together a range of preventative work previously undertaken by separate services. The service:
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Find information, support, advice, financial information and more on the NYCC website.
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* Local playgroups
* Breastfeeding support
* Health Visitor Drop-Ins
* Midwife Clinics
* Workshops (sleep support, feeding, etc)
* Teen support and services
Counselling and Psychotherapy service working with children – adults as well as support services for families.
Based in Ripon
Laura Griffiths MA MBACP (Accred)
Works with adultsoffering support with depression, relationship difficulties, stress, feeling overwhelmed, suicidal thoughts and more
Children’s centres aim to give children the best possible start in life and enable parents to support their child and family.
The team carries out urgent assessments of adults, young people and children and solves more than 90 per cent of cases by giving telephone advice.
The team can be contacted outside office hours, including weekends and public holidays, on 01609 780780
Urgent situations the emergency duty team deal with:
Situations where the team will become involved to ensure safety include those where: