Please see the links below for a range of support available to assist with the Cost of Living crisis.
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 email@example.com
https://york.foodbank.org.uk – Part of the Trussell Trust, York has a number of venues where food banks are operating
https://janewright.org.uk – Charity who make grants to individuals in need and fund projects run by other organisations and charities.
https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/familyline – Charity who provide practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.
https://www.turn2us.org.uk/Get-Support – Supporting individuals and families with benefits and bills
https://yorkenergyadvice.org.uk – Free energy advice for York residents struggling to pay bills and keep the heating on
https://www.nationaldebtline.org – A charity that gives free and independent debt advice on the phone and online.
www.york.gov.uk/YFAS – Council led project that provides help to local people in financial difficulties due to exceptional circumstances.
https://www.yor-ok.org.uk/families/Local%20Offer/financial-support-3.htm – Directory of help that is available for families of children and young people in York, with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.
https://www.communityfurniturestore.co.uk/york – Furniture reuse store for buying and donating furniture with an outlet in York.
Please see the links below for a range of Mental Health support and services.
https://www.mhm.org.uk/the-haven-30-clarence-street – Offers out-of-hours mental health support to anyone aged 16 or over in York and Selby.
https://www.tewv.nhs.uk/services – Mental Health and Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.
https://www.samaritans.org – Charity who support people who are struggling to cope
https://www.sane.org.uk – UK mental health charity improving quality of life for those affected by mental illness.
https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk – Charity who offer a range of support services designed to help control anxiety.
https://www.yorkmind.org.uk – A leading local provider of services supporting individuals recovering from mental ill-health.
https://www.cruse.org.uk – Organisation who offer support for bereavement
https://www.talktofrank.com – Support and information around the use of drugs