Specialist Support

Below are the details of some organisations that may be able to help you with further queries:

With bases in Harrogate, Ripon and Northallerton, Age UK North Yorkshire offers a range of services and activities aimed at promoting and improving the wellbeing of older people.

Healthwatch North Yorkshire

Healthwatch supports people in North Yorks to have a say in how health and social care services are provided, find out about health and social care services and complain about NHS services

Healthwatch York is your way to influence local health and social care services – hospitals, care homes, GP surgeries, home care services and many others. 
NYBEP is a leading education business partnership with a 20 year record of success, based in York.
NYY provides opportunities for children and young people to learn and grow by supporting youth work, providing adventurous activities and training opportunities for young people and those who work with them.

North Yorkshire Sport is a registered charity and the County Sports Partnership (CSP) for North Yorkshire & York. It promotes and encourages increased participation in sport & active recreation, whether as a participant, volunteer or coach.

RAY works with villages and smaller rural communities throughout North, West and South Yorkshire to help improve the quality of life of the people who live and work there.

Safeguarding Children

The North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board is the key statutory mechanism for agreeing how relevant agencies cooperate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children locally and for ensuring the effectiveness of agencies’ safeguarding activity

The North Yorkshire safeguarding adults board has been set up to protect adults who may be at risk from abuse by promoting co-operation and effective working practices between different agencies.
Your Consortium aims to improve the lives of individuals and communities through enabling delivery of a wide range of high quality services to build a robust social economy.
Set up by government, the LEP is a partnership of people from local authorities and businesses who use local knowledge to secure government investment in projects and schemes that will make a real difference to our economy.

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