The Goosecroft Centre
The refurbished centre re-opened in May 2017. The official opening was on 2nd September 2017. Please read the Autumn 2017 Newsletter in the news section of the website which will tell you more. For an overview of some of the changes, see our "Before and After" leaflet here:
Keep Safe - New Keep Safe From Scams leaflet - an easy read guide. To find out more click here.
Hate Crime Awareness Week - 11th to 15th October - See under News/Events
With the easing of the lockdown, in line with the Government's roadmap, some activities are able to resume. For further details please contact the Goosecroft Centre. Please get in touch if you have any questions or other needs. You can contact us by email on: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on: 01609 778894 where you can leave a message. Messages and emails will be checked during the week.
The Drop-in will be starting again on Wednesday September 22nd. The cafe will be run by the further education students and staff based at Northdale. We may have to ask you to take your turn with activities if there are too many people as it is still best to keep your distance as far as possible. For the new programme see: Drop-in Poster September to December 2021
The Community Safety Task Group in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council has produces a guide to the safe use of pedestrian crossings. Ask for a copy of Stop Look Listen when you next visit the Goosecroft Centre.
Look on About under 'Who We Are' for details of our Policies and Centre Guide. The full Centre User Guide can be accessed from the 'Who We Are' page. Go directly to the page, click here: Who-We-Are
Our Facebook is still live. Look on Facebook under Mencap Northallerton.
Go to Useful Links or click on Preparing for adulthood introduction.pdf for useful Information - from there you can go to other linked information.
POSCH - Parents and Carers of Special Children - have published a SEND Directory packed with useful information. Copies are available at the Goosecroft Centre or you can contact them on facebook.com/poschsupport or via their website.
For over 50 years we have been your local independent charity supporting and campaigning for people of all ages with learning disabilities, their parents and carers.