Principal - Toby Eastaugh
Principal - Toby Eastaugh


Supporting You

Cost of Living Support

Please see the links below for a range of support available to assist with the Cost of Living crisis.

VOY Food Hamper Project

Here at Vale of York Academy, we run a ‘no questions asked’ food hamper collection, that contains non-perishable groceries. To request a hamper contact Rob Orr via email


York Foodbank of the Trussell Trust, York has a number of venues where food banks are operating


The Charity of Jane Wright – Charity who make grants to individuals in need and fund projects run by other organisations and charities. 


Family Action who provide practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.


Turn2Us individuals and families with benefits and bills


York Energy Advice energy advice for York residents struggling to pay bills and keep the heating on


National Debt Line

https://www.nationaldebtline.orgA charity that gives free and independent debt advice on the phone and online.


York Financial Assistance Scheme led project that provides help to local people in financial difficulties due to exceptional circumstances.


YorOK of help that is available for families of children and young people in York, with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.


Community Furniture Store reuse store for buying and donating furniture with an outlet in York.

Mental Health Support

Please see the links below for a range of Mental Health support and services.

York Safe Haven out-of-hours mental health support to anyone aged 16 or over in York and Selby.


NHS Mental Health Support Health and Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.



https://www.samaritans.orgCharity who support people who are struggling to cope


SANE mental health charity improving quality of life for those affected by mental illness. 

Anxiety UK who offer a range of support services designed to help control anxiety.


Relate whose services include relationship counselling, family counselling, mediation, children’s counselling, young people’s counselling


York MIND leading local provider of services supporting individuals recovering from mental ill-health.


Cruse who offer support for bereavement



https://www.talktofrank.comSupport and information around the use of drugs