Local activities, groups and services

Are you a resident of Richmondshire? Are you interested in discovering activities, groups, or services within the community that can enhance your overall health and well-being? Take a moment to explore our directory located on this page.

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A1 Community Works

Support available for digital inclusion, 1:1 support which is face-to-face across Richmondshire.

Contact Number: 01609591080
Local Service

The Soldiers’ charity
We stand at the forefront of support for the Army family. As one of the largest funders in the sector, we award grants to individuals and families, and fund leading organisations that support soldiers, former soldiers, and their families. When we hear of a person or family in need, we aim to respond within 48 hours.
Smuts Road, Hipswell Lodge, Catterick Garrison. North Yorks. DL9 3AX

Contact Number: 01748 874127
National Service
Adoption UK

Support for parents of adopted children.

Contact Number: 0300 666 0006
Local Service
Age UK Good Friends Befriending Service Richmondshire

Half a million people across the UK go at least 5 days without seeing anyone and 60% of people in North Yorkshire & Darlington are considered to be at a medium to high risk of loneliness. We're encouraging local people to commit a small amount of time each week to help someone near them in need. It's all about building back a sense of community in an increasingly isolated world.

Contact Number: 01325 362832
Local Service
Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington

Free financial advice. Can perform benefits checks and offer help (including form filling) for attendance allowance, and blue badges.

Local Service
Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington

Information and Advice service - benefit advice and support with carers forms e.g. carers allowance (all free and confidential)

Contact Number: 0300 302 0100
Local Service
Age UK Veterans Support Service

Information & Advice regarding benefits, housing and much more. Social activities including our popular Veterans group and clubs. Extra support for you and your family on a range of subjects. Assistance in retrieving lost or unclaimed medals and badges. Signposting to other organisations who can help with specific issues. Veteran focused befriending to match you with someone nearby.

Contact Number: 01325 362832
Local Service
Richmond Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club

One of the growing network of Veterans ‘Breakfast Clubs’, both here and in Europe. We are a group of veterans and serving members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. There are no commitments or subs… just a great place to meet like minded people for support, chat and banter … not forgetting a great breakfast. Held at the Bread Bowl café in Richmond (DL10 4AE) Saturdays 10am.

National Service
Arthritis Action

Arthritis Action is the only UK charity giving hands-on, practical help to improve the quality of life of people affected by arthritis. We offer an integrated self-management approach, which looks at both the physical and mental health impact of living with arthritis. We support people living with musculoskeletal conditions through healthy eating advice, mental health resources, pain management techniques, local Groups, and exercise advice and resources.

Contact Number: 020 3781 7120
National Service
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Use the calculator to check your body mass index (BMI) and find out if you're a healthy weight. Or you can use it to check your child's BMI.

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