Community Groups

North Yorkshire Learning Disability Partnership Board and Local Area Groups 

Breathing Space

Leisure and social opportunities for people with learning disabilities. Offices based at Northdale, Yafforth Road


Work opportunities and enterprise based on horticulture, woodcrafts and the arts situated in purpose-built premises and grounds on the Yafforth Road, Northallerton.


The Skill Mill (The Workcraft Company)

Opportunities similar to those offered at Northdale ( above). co located. For further information contact via Northdale 



Work opportunities and enterprise based on the production of kindling and other services, situated in purpose-built premises on Thurston Road, Northallerton

Just the Job

Based in Richmond ( N Yorks) offers work opportunities through project and learning skills including: gardening services, horticulture, wood fuel production, life-skill training and social opportunities,


Mowbray Gateway Club

A popular social club for people with learning disabilities that meets on Fridays ( term time only) at the Mencap Centre.

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)

Other Voluntary Sector Organisations

Hambleton and Richmondshire Carers

North Yorkshire Advocacy

Please note:    North Yorkshire and York Forum are now know as Community First Yorkshire - search for them at this address: link

community first yorkshire link.pdf

Hambleton Community Action

Thirsk Community Care

POSCH - Parents and Carers of Special Children