Community partners Community partners

The voluntary and community sector makes an invaluable contribution to health and care across Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas. The sector includes organisations such as charities, not for profit, community groups, civil society and non-governmental organisations.

Not only do these groups make excellent contributions to our work, they also help us reach harder to reach communities and those who experience health inequality.

You can find out more about local services, search the North Yorkshire Connect directory

Local groups we work with
Listed below are some local organisations and groups we try to keep in regular contact with and aim to involve in all aspects of commissioning wherever possible:

  • Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington
  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • Caring Together Whitby 
  • CAVCA Whitby
  • Coast and Vale Community Action 
  • Community First Yorkshire
  • Diabetes UK Northern and Yorkshire
  • Disability Action Group
  • Esk Moors Active Ltd – Heather Hopper
  • Ex-Forces Support North Yorkshire
  • Friarage Breast Cancer Care Group
  • Friends of the Friarage
  • Friends of the Friary
  • Friends of Whitby Hospital
  • Good Neighbours Transport
  • Hambleton and Richmondshire Carers Resource 
  • Hambleton and Richmondshire Citizens Advice 
  • Hambleton Community Action
  • Health Stars
  • Herriot Hospice Homecare
  • Lambert Action Group
  • Mental Health Forum (Hambleton and Richmondshire)
  • Mental Health Matters
  • Mind
  • National Farmers Union
  • NCT Hambleton
  • Northallerton & District Voluntary Service Association
  • Northallerton Library and Customer Services Centre (Mobile Library Services)
  • Northallerton & The Dales Mencap Society
  • North Yorkshire PACT
  • Over 50s Forums
  • Parents 4 Parents
  • Phoenix Group
  • Richmond and District Civic Society
  • Richmondshire Voluntary & Community Action
  • Richmond Women's Institute
  • Rural Action Yorkshire
  • Samaritans of Northallerton and The Dales
  • Scarborough and Ryedale Carer Resource
  • Scarborough, Whitby & Ryedale Mind
  • St Catherines Hospice
  • Stokesley & District Community Care Association
  • Stronger communities 
  • Thirsk Community Care
  • Town & Country Care Services
  • Trinity Centre Whitby
  • Whitby Age UK
  • Whitby Civic Society
  • Whitby Good Neighbours Community Transport
  • Whitby Hidden Impairments Support & Help Group (WHISH)
  • Whitby LGB&T* Youth Group
  • Whitby, Scarborough and Ryedale Disability Action Group 
  • Yorkshire & Humber Alzeimer's Society

Due to the rurality of our patch, there are also a number of groups which support with transport. You can find out more by visiting the Go Local North Yorkshire website

Other groups
We try to reach as many different people as possible, however we know there is still more we can do to ensure we are being inclusive and meeting what is required under the Equality Act 2010

Any groups we're missing that you feel we should get in touch with? Please let us know by emailing