Fostering North Yorkshire needs you!
We want to hear from people who could make a difference to the lives of children and young people across the county.
Fostering North Yorkshire is your local fostering service, and we’ve been supporting families across the county for over 35 years. We’re part of North Yorkshire County Council and our foster carers look after over 300 children a year. The foster carers come from a wide range of backgrounds and family make-up, but what they all have in common is their desire to provide a secure and welcoming home for some of the county’s most vulnerable children.
In return we offer the best training available and competitive financial packages with generous tax free allowances for each child or young person you foster. And we’re there whenever you need us, 24/7, 365 days a year.
Contact us at Fostering North Yorkshire
Phone: 01609 534654
Various Facebook Pages to keep you up to date….
Ryedale Health Visiting Team
Call 01423 542482
The contact number for out of hours of MAST (Multi-agency screening team) is: 01609 780 780
Any requests for support in Ryedale go through to the MAST team who will then screen the need of support and put the best worker in place. Be that CAMHS, Prevention, Healthy child team etc.
The Healthy Child Programme is an evidence based universal service offered to all children and young people to ensure that they lead safe, healthy lives.
We are not an emergency service and will endeavour to respond to messages within 3 working days. If you require emergency care please telephone 999 in an emergency or 111 for advice. If you are worried about a child please take them directly to your nearest A&E department.
Grove Street, Norton
Phone: 01609 533072
You can talk to us about anything. No problem is too big or too small.
Call us free on 0800 1111 or get in touch online. However you choose to contact us, you’re in control. It’s confidential and you don’t have to give your name if you don’t want to.
Telephone: 01609 533483
Mobile:Text “info” to 07624 802425
Contact Information and what they may be able to assist with. More details here
Little Victories is an online support group for people who are suffering with anxiety. We encourage you to celebrate your Little Victories and provide you with support, and a variety of resources.
If you have a problem and need advice, either drop-in to one of our Gateway or Outreach drop-in sessions,
e-mail, phone the York & North Yorkshire Adviceline or look-up your query
on our website www.adviceguide.org.uk
Adviceline: on 0344 4 111 444
Stanley Harrison House
Drop-in Session – Pickering Library: Tuesday 10.00a.m. – 13.00p.m.
Drop-in Session – Malton: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Gives information about where children and young people can get support with a mental health problem.
Visit the Mind website HERE.
The NSPCC helpline provides help and support to thousands of parents, professionals and families.
Need to locate a pharmacy or chemist including out of hours….use this search
Work in horse-racing and need some support?
Racing Welfare is a registered charity supporting the workforce of British horseracing. They offer professional guidance and practical help to the stud, stable and support staff whose dedication is vital for the well-being of racing and their work aims to help people, from recruitment to retirement, to thrive in day to day life and through a range of challenges specific to a career in racing.
For more information visit the Racing Welfare website or to access support call our 24hr confidential support line on 0800 6300 443’
Reflect is a free support service specifically for women and men facing unplanned or crisis pregnancy. They are not a medical provider and cannot offer medical services or directly refer. However, they can direct you to all appropriate services as necessary.
Call: 01904 676710
Text: 07517 624750
Here is a link with information with regards to what the prevention service is.
Supporting families of children and disabilities and special needs.
Ryedale Special Families, 121 Town Street, Old Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7HD
Tel: 01653 699000
Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.
T: 0808 164 3332
Youth groups and support for Carers
Contact Judy on 01723 850155
An up-to-date list of any school closures can be found online at northyorks.gov.uk/schoolclosures
We are a new support group specifically for parents and carers of children with additional needs and/or disabilities. Covering Malton (and surrounding area) plus Pocklington, Stamford Bridge (and surrounding area), the group was set up to be a place parents/carers could access support, advice or just to vent, but also as a way to meet and make friends with people who understand how hard life can be at times. Regular group meet ups will be organised as the group grows. Please find us on Facebook and request to join
We offer confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post. We work with callers to develop healthy, positive coping strategies, an inner feeling of strength and increased self esteem to encourage healing, recovery and moving forward with life.
We also keep details of counsellors, agencies and support groups throughout the UK.