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SCARBOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL
SCARBOROUGH & RYEDALE
CARERS RESOURCE
SCARBOROUGH SAMARITANS

SUNNYTALKING NEWS SERVICESUSEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

YORKSHIRE COAST HOMES

ACTION FOR CHILDREN  -  INDEPENDENCE SUPPORT SCHEME 

Tel: 01723 364785

   
 
Offers advice, training and support to young people, aged 18-26 years old, with a learning or related disability.
 
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ADVOCACY ALLIANCE

Allatt House, Scarborough

Tel: 01723 363910

Advocacy Alliance provides a free to access service that is able to represent you if you find it difficult to speak up for yourself.

 
 
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BREAST AWARENESS

Tel: 0131 273 3198 free of charge

   
 
Taking Good Care is an accessible guide to breast awareness for people with a learning disability.  To order Taking Good Care, free of charge, tel 0131 273 3198.

For confidential support on breast cancer go to:- www.breastcancercare.org.uk or tel 0808 800 6000.

There is a local Scarborough group - Friday Friends Breast Cancer Support Group - which meets at The Duchess in Hovingham Drive, Scarborough on Fridays at 7.00pm.  All are welcome, and anyone wanting more details should call Jenny on 01723 366557.
 
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CAMBRIDGE CENTRE

Tel: 01723 367475

   
 
This service provides advice guidance and support to people suffering from the affects of drug abuse.

Don't know how to get there? 
You can get a map and directions by entering your postcode in here:

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CASTLE WARD NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

Tel: Adrian Dolan 07880531164

Contact Adrian, the Castle Ward Co-ordinator, for an information pack on the Neighbourhood Watch scheme and being safe in your community. You can also  purchase personal alarms at the cost of 2

 
 
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CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

CAB offers free confidential impartial and independent advice services. This can be connected to legal issues, benefits advice, appeals and guidance.

4 Elders Street
Scarborough
YO11 1DZ

Tel: 01723 368710
Customer Direct: 0845 404 0506
Trading: 0845 330 3313

Website

Don't know how to get there?  

You can get a map and directions by entering your postcode in here:

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CAB is also based in Whitby

Church House
Flowergate
Whitby
YO21 3BA

Tel: 0845 1202930


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You can get a map and directions by entering your postcode in here:

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CAB is also based in Malton

Community House
Wentworth Street
Malton
North Yorks
YO17 7BN

Tel:
01653 692740

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CONNEXIONS

If you have a learning disability and would like to find out more about College courses or work, you can arrange to speak to a careers advisor at School or College

You can talk about courses at College, or jobs you want to do and get some ideas to help you start thinking about your future

If you have a care manager then you might be able to get help to look for supported work

For more information you can contact David Keeton by mobile

07515 069893  Email: david.keeton@igengroup.co.uk

Based at
Eastfield Link Centre
Link Walk
Eastfield
 
 
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CUSTOMER SERVICES

Tel: 0845 950 1555

This is the first point of contact for advice and information in relation to accessing North Yorkshire County Council Services.

 
 
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DIABETES TYPE 2 DVD

Speakup has made a free DVD about Type 2 Diabetes for people with learning disabilities. The DVD is friendly, accessible and gives people information about Diabetes and how to life healthier lives.

The DVD with money from the Department of Health. Diabetes UK have worked with us to help make this a really great DVD! We now want to make sure this important information is used by lots of people with learning disabilities.

The DVD will be free to watch online and there will be free copies of the DVD available soon.

Want to know more? Then please visit www.speakup.org.uk/diabetes.htm.

 
 
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EASYHEALTH

www.easyhealth.org.uk

   
 
Improving health access online - A new website for people with a learning disability and health professionals aims to make it easier to access health information.
 
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EYECARE

www.lookupinfo.org 

   
 
There is a new website and telephone service to answer all your questions about eye care and vision for people with learning disabilities.

 0800 121 8900 (mon-fri 10am to 4pm)

This has been created by SeeAbility and RNIB, so you can get support to improve the quality of life for people with learning disabilities.
 
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HELP THE AGED

Scarborough: 01723 507137
Whitby: 01947 605935
Driffield: 01377 431329

   
 
Provide a wide variety of services including benefits and grant applications to older persons.
 
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JOB CENTRE PLUS

Scarborough: 01723 395100
Whitby: 01947 675975
Driffield: 01377 295777

Provides an access point to find out about job vacancies and training opportunities throughout the Scarborough, Ryedale and Whitby area. This agency will also advise you on applications and eligibility for benefits.

 
 
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LEARNING DISABILITY SERVICE

Tel: 01723 581344

This service provides a number of healthcare professionals who support people with a learning disability. Referrals can be made directly to the learning disability service or through your GP.

Partnership Board Workforce Training Calendar:

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Workforce Training Calendar


The Learning Disability Focus Group has launched a newsletter.

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ldfg newsletter
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LIBRARY SERVICES

Scarborough: 01723 383400
Ayton: 01723 863052
Eastfield: 01723 582401
Filey: 01723 512328
Pickering 01751 472185

Provides a contact point to find out about services activities and events in your local community.
As well as normal learning service for books, dvds and music free internet provision is available for library users.

 
 
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MENCAP

www.mencap.org.uk

   
 
Reaching out to the learning disability community online.  The new MENCAP website was developed following feedback from people from all parts of the learning disability community and beyond.  Go to www.mencap.org.uk for MENCAP and learning disability news, sign up to Be Mencap at www.mencap.org.uk/be.
 
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PRIMARY CARE TRUST

Tel: 01723 581344

   
 

The Primary Care Trust who provide community health services are producing some leaflets about how to improve health.

 

The leaflets will talk about

       How to keep warm in winter – November/December Leaflet

        Flu – Sept/Oct Leaflet

        How to eat healthy food – Jan/Feb Leaflet

   How to stop smoking – March/April Leaflet

 The leaflets will also talk about what support you can get to help with any of these topics.

 If you would like more information the website is:

www.nyypct.nhs.uk/StayingHealthy/factsheets.htm
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PUBLIC TRANSPORT INFORMATION
   
This website will give you all the advice you will need for travelling on Buses, Trains and other forms of transport.

If you would like more information the website is:

www.northyorks.gov.uk/businfo
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SCARBOROUGH BOROUGH COUNCIL

CUSTOMER FIRST ENQUIRIES
Scarborough: 01723 232323
Whitby: 01947 820055
Filey: 01723 512512
Advice line: 0800 371695

This is the first contact point for enquiries to Scarborough Borough Council regarding a wide range of services support and advice.



 
 
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SCARBOROUGH & RYEDALE CARERS RESOURCE

Tel: 01723 850155

www.carersresource.net

email: staff@carersresource.net

   
 
Free, confidential, independent advice, information and support to all carers in  Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale
 
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SCARBOROUGH SAMARITANS

Tel: 01723 3688888

   
 
This is a private and confidential service operating 24 hours a day that provides advice support and guidance to people who require somebody to talk to.
 
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SUNNY (Speak Up Now North Yorkshire)
Sunny is 'Helping people with a learning disability to speak for themselves'

To contact Sunny:

Room 112
Woodend Creative Workspace
The Crescent
Scarborough
YO11 2PW

Telephone: 01723 384528
Mobile: 07777648808

Email: Info@speakupsunny.co.uk

Sunny Website

Or if you would like to visit in person, the opening times are:

Monday - 10am - 4pm
Tuesday - 10am - 4pm
Wednesday - 
12pm - 4pm
Thursday - 10am - 4pm
Friday - Appointments Only

Appointments can be made for other times

Don't know how to get there? 
You can get a map and directions by entering your postcode in here:

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TALKING NEWS SERVICES

Scarborough office: 01723 383459
Whitby office: 01947 810628


This service provides a talking newspaper to people who are blind or partially sighted.

   
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USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

SEXUAL HEALTH COUNSELLING SERVICE – 01723 380633

PALS – 0800 06 88 000

NHS DIRECT – 0845 46 47

DENTAL EMERGENCIES – 0845 46 47

SCARBOROUGH HOSPITAL – 01723 343500

WHITBY HOSPITAL – 01947 604851

MALTON HOSPITAL – 01653 693041

EMERGENCY SERVICES – 999

NHS SMOKING HELPLINE – 0800 169 0169

PREGNANCY HELPLINE – 01723 352100

WOMENS AID – 0808 2000 247

DISABILITY ACTION GROUPS (DAG):
SCARBOROUGH 01723 379397
WHITBY 01947 821001

RESPOND HELPLINE – 0808 808 0700

MIND 01723 377357

THE SAMARITANS – 0845 7 909090

SURESTART – 01723 343490

CRISIS CALL – 0800 501254

LEARNING DISABILITY HELPLINE – 0808 808 111

GAMCARE (GAMBLING PROBLEMS) 0845 6000133

   
 
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YORKSHIRE COAST HOMES

Tel: 0845 065 5656

   
 
This agency provides information about the availability of housing and accommodation in the Yorkshire coast area.

Don't know how to get there?  You can get a map and directions by entering your postcode in here:

Your postcode

 
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