You are not alone.
Select your local area and find the different support and services available to you. From mental wellbeing to finance, you can find a range of organisations who are doing a great job for our neighbours during these challenging times.
Leeds Homeshare locates caring sharers to live with people who’d like a helping hand at home or feel isolated.
A fully vetted and assessed sharer can provide 10 hours help a week. The service covers all of Yorkshire except York.
For enquiries Call 0113 3785410 or follow the link below.
Visit Leeds Homeshare
Advice, guidance and community information on Covid for those living in Harrogate.
The community mental health team serves people living in the Harrogate and Wetherby district and rural district (Knaresborough, Ripon, Boroughbridge, Nidderdale, Masham). The team provides a service for people aged 65 and over with severe or acute mental health problems (a functional mental health or illness or a degenerative organic illness).
This is the home of wellbeing and mental health for young people in North Yorkshire. We're here to help you find the right help and support for you, to help you stay well, whatever is going on in your life.
A summary of support available if you're suffering from mental health problems.
A summary of the support available to you if your financial situation has changed and you need help with household payments, debts or living costs.
We provide a friendly relaxed environment where you can meet people or join in activities. Some of our courses and activities are designed to work preventatively and enhance recovery. All our programmes encourage active engagement to help people keep learning, connect with each other and contribute to their communities.
Visit MIND Harrogate
Connect to well-being is a personalised support and signposting service led by our active lifestyle teams.
Visit Connect to Wellbeing
These are groups organised and ran by volunteers. The groups are drop-ins, so there's no need to book a place or commit to attending on a monthly basis. The group is aimed at anyone who wishes to improve their self-management skills. These groups offer a space for people to come together in an informal environment, where they can share tips, ideas and make new friends over a cuppa in a fun, supportive atmosphere.
State of Mind Sport is a charity that harnesses the power of sport to promote positive mental health among our sportsmen and women, fans and wider communities, and ultimately to prevent suicide.
Visit State of Mind Sport
Supporting people with the cost of heating and home insulation.
Age UK Wakefield District is a local independent charity working with and for older people across Wakefield District.
Visit Age UK Wakefield
Supporting Carers in the Wakefield area - the full range of services offered can be found at the link below.
Visit Carers Wakefield
Wakefield CAMHS have a range of information and resources on mental health and wellbeing topics. These resources are there to help a young person, parents, carers and families wanting some advice or support with mental health and wellbeing. It can also provide professionals, including school staff, useful information to support their role.
Kooth is a free, anonymous online counselling and support service for young people aged 11-25. It also has online support such as a magazine where young people can share their personal stories and experiences, alongside discussion boards and personal journals.
Domestic abuse is any type of controlling, bullying, threatening or violent behaviour between people in a relationship. But it isn’t just physical violence – domestic abuse includes emotional, physical, sexual, financial or psychological abuse. Wakefield District Domestic Abuse Service is here to help seven days a week on 0800 915 1561.
Visit Wakefield Domestic Abuse
This is provided by The Prince of Wales Hospice and is a community service to support people to find ways of coping and living with grief following the death of a loved one.
Visit Bereavement Support
WF-I-Can is a website for children and young people in the Wakefield District. The site has information, support, resources and a live chat function so children and young people can speak to someone if they feel that they are struggling with their mental health.
Well Women Centre (WWC) provides a holistic, non-medical approach to women’s health and wellbeing and offers a range of services including counselling therapies, self-development and wellbeing groups and courses, Support services for women with multiple and complex needs a range of complementary therapies and support for young women.
Visit Well Women Centre
This is a free helpline for anyone registered with a GP in Wakefield and provides a listening ear, emotional support and guidance to adults with new or existing mental health conditions. It will also provide information, advice and support to carers.
Call 0800 183 0558
Turning Point provide talking therapy services in Wakefield and are available for people aged 16 and above who are registered with a GP surgery in Wakefield. As an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service they are for anyone who is experiencing elements of low mood and depression, anxiety and/or stress. They also provide a range of treatment for more specific issues.
Visit Turning Point Wakefield
Supporting healthy living for the people of Wakefield District, providing information, advice and support in coping with everyday life.
Visit Live Well Wakefield
Open to all adults (anyone over the age of 18) who would like to improve their own mental and/or physical wellbeing or knowledge, or that of someone they love or care for. The College offer a range of courses and one-off workshops (both face to face and online) which all aim to improve wellbeing through learning covering topics such as understanding and managing depression, and living with anxiety.
Visit College Site
View a list of key contact numbers to help people through the coronavirus outbreak.
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MindMate is here to help young people in Leeds find help with their mental health and wellbeing.
Social Prescribing service for people in Leeds, helping people access services that benefit overall health and wellbeing. Call 0113 336 7612 Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm and Friday: 9am to 4:30pm.
Visit Linking Leeds
Provides emotional support over the phone every day from 6pm – 2am. Call 0808 800 1212 or follow the link below.
Citizens Advice Leeds is a local charity providing free, confidential and independent advice to residents of Leeds and the surrounding areas. We provide advice and information on a wide range of subjects, including benefits, tax credits, debt, housing and employment. Call 0113 223 4400 or follow the link below.
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Welfare Rights can offer advice and information to Leeds resident about these and other questions you may have about your income. Call 0113 376 0452 of follow the link below.
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Call the advice line if you need information about your caring situation or need someone to talk to on 0113 380 4300 Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm.
Visit Carers Leeds
If you are worried about your drug and/or alcohol use and would like to seek professional help, contact Forward Leeds on 0113 887 2477 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit Forward Leeds
Healthy living services in Leeds – including support for stopping smoking, weight management, being more active and eating well. Call 0800 169 4219 or follow the link below.
Visit One You Leeds
For those who may be struggling to heat the home, need help with hazards in the home or need advice on maintaining independence in the home. Call 0113 240 6009 or visit the link below.
Visit Home Plus
Leeds City Council’s health and fitness provision that includes leisure centres offering classes and activities along with community based health programmes such as strength and balance classes. Call 0113 378 3680 for more information or follow the link below.
Visit Active Leeds
This hub has resources, videos and information to help people in Leeds take care of their mental health.
Visit MindWell Leeds
Supporting you to live well by connecting you to checked and vetted local services and tradespeople as well as local activities and events. All communities in Leeds have organisations working to support older people including activity groups, lunch clubs, advice and support. Call 0113 378 4610 weekdays: 9am to 5pm or visit the link below.
Visit Leeds Directory
If you are self-isolating and don't have friends or family locally who can help you, our volunteers can help with shopping, collecting medicines or a phone call to check how you are. Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm. If you have difficulty hearing, text: 07480 632 471 (7 days a week, 9am to 6pm).
Call 0113 868 9825
MindWell is the mental health website for people in Leeds. Funded by the NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group, it brings together information from the NHS, Leeds City Council and the third sector into one single 'go to' place.
Confidential helpline offering 24 hr support for Leeds residents. Call 0800 183 0558 or visit the link below.
Visit Leeds Helpline Page
Follow the link below for some useful health and wellbeing related support services for you and people you
know. All these services are free to access providing you meet the criteria.
Follow the link below for a summary of the Mental Health services available in Kirklees.
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The College is led by South West Yorkshire Partnership Trust and supported by Calderdale and Kirklees Councils. It works with volunteers and other supporting organisations to develop and run a range of workshops and courses that promote wellbeing and good mental health. The College is open to anyone 18 and over who wants to improve their wellbeing.
Visit College Site
Call free to let us know what you need help with, or to tell us how you can help others on 0800 4561 114 / 01484 226919 or follow the link below.
Visit Kirklees Covid Response
A partnership of local health and wellbeing providers all working together to support children, young people and their families to thrive and be healthy.
Visit Thriving Kirklees
Text a Thriving Kirklees nurse. For 11-19 year olds along with parents/carers. Get advice on subjects including sexual health, emotional health and wellbeing, bullying, healthy eating and general health concerns. Number available 8am-8pm Monday - Friday. Young people text: 07520 618866. Parents and carers text: 07520 618867.
Anonymous, online counselling and support service for children and young people aged 10-19.
Support for people over 18 on a one to one basis to develop personally tailored health and wellbeing goals.
Visit Wellness Service
We provide a choice of services for people experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, stress, panic and obsessive compulsive disorder. Call 01484 343 700 or visit us at the link below.
Visit IAPT Kirklees
Creativity can help you disconnect from stress and boost your self-esteem. Get involved in creative activities in your community through Creative Minds - a charity linked to South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Visit Creative Minds
Christians Together Calderdale is a charity based at The Gathering Place, Halifax, West Yorkshire. We help anyone in crisis. Services include helping those experiencing food poverty, homelessness and more.
Visit The Gathering Place
We offer wide-ranging services include emotional and practical support on issues such as debt, benefits, mental or physical health, domestic violence, counselling, training and development and much more.
Active Calderdale's vision is for Calderdale to be the most active borough in the north by 2024. The website contains an activity finder where people can find groups and activities to help them get active, even during the winter lockdown.
Visit Active Calderdale
Safespace is run by Healthy Minds and provides out of hours support for people in emotional distress. It is open every evening from 6pm to 10.30pm, with calls taken up to 10pm.
Visit Safespace Calderdale
Calderdale, Kirklees, Wakefield
24 hours a day, seven days a week. This confidential helpline offers support and guidance to people aged 16 years and above who are registered with a GP practice in Calderdale, Kirklees, Wakefield and Barnsley.
Call 0800 183 0558 for free
Calderdale’s local mental health charity.
Visit Healthy Minds Calderdale
Supports people caring for someone with mental ill health in their caring role and helps give them balance in their life.
Visit Making Space
The Brunswick Centre provides counselling for people living with or affected by HIV, around issues such as living with HIV, relationship problems, sexuality, and bereavement.
Visit the Brunswick Centre
Bradford District, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield
Andy’s Man Club: groups where men can meet, talk and share. We are talking groups for men because you’ve either been through a storm, currently going through a storm or have a storm brewing in your life.
Visit Andy's Man Club
This website provides advice, information, support and signposting on local and national emotional health and wellbeing services that help children, young people and families who are going through a difficult time.
Visit Open Minds Calderdale
The Personalised Care Team work with GP practices across all primary care networks in Calderdale. The team consists of Social Prescribing Link Workers and Care Coordinators.
Visit Calderdale PCN
Staying Well is still here for you. We’re keeping in touch with all our clients to help and support them to plan for the next few months. We’re also checking in with community groups around their immediate plans and offering support where we can. If you know someone who is isolated or vulnerable, or if you are a community group and would like some advice, please get in touch.
Visit Staying Well
Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees: provides a number of different services for older people, including information, advice and befriending.
Visit Age UK
Aanchal Helpline - for Asian Women who are victims of domestic abuse.
Call 08454 512 547
SupportLine offers confidential emotional telephone support in the UK for men, women, children and young adults.
Call 01708 765 200
Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse. Call: 0300 999 5428 or email: email@example.com.
Call 0300 999 5428
The Helpline for male victims of domestic abuse. Our friendly Men’s Advice Line Advisors will believe you, offer you non-judgmental emotional support, practical advice and information.
Call 0808 801 0327
Domestic abuse can take many forms. Learn to spot the signs. Find out how we can help you. If you're worried about someone you care about, learn more about how you can support them. Be A Volunteer. Highly-Trained Team. Available 24/7/365.
Call 0808 2000 247
Where to find help from a compendium of cross partnership support services.
Visit Mental Health Support
Postvention service, providing practical and emotional support to people who have been affected by a suicide bereavement.
Visit Suicide Bereavement
Free service delivered by West Yorkshire and Harrogate Independent Hospices Consortium, Bradford Counselling Collaborative and Leeds Mind.
FREE helpline: 0808 1963833 (8am-8pm, 7 days a week); chat online griefandlosswyh.co.uk.
Visit Grief and Loss Support
8 week suicide and serious self-harm prevention project for men. In association with State of Mind Sport.
Visit Great Minds
Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Call 116 123 for free
We can help with things like shopping deliveries, getting urgent supplies, posting mail or giving you a friendly call.
Visit Age UK Bradford
We are extending our telephone advice service providing support/advice to anyone interested in volunteering safely during Covid-19.
Airedale, Bradford District, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield
Find your local foodbank
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The Healthy Minds Digital Doorway is a resource brought to you by the mental health charity Mind in Bradford. Our aim is to provide an easy to use mental health and wellbeing portal. It was founded as a platform for everyone in the Bradford District and Craven.
Visit Healthy Minds
MyWellbeing College is a free NHS service to help people manage everyday problems such as feeling low, having problems sleeping, feeling anxious and experiencing stress.
Visit My Wellbeing College
We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
116123 (Free phone)
The district helpline for people experiencing emotional distress, First Response, is still operating 24 hours a day and charities have moved safer space crisis services to telephone support.
012274 221 181