Could you be a volunteer courier?
We need volunteer couriers to help on our minibus to support people going to lunch groups, out shopping, or on day trips. Could you help keep people active and connected?
If you do and would like to use the meals on wheels service, please ask your GP or nurse to make a referral for you. Meals are delivered on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
For more information contact:
Bentham Medical Practice
The book group meets every 4th Tuesday at 2pm except during December at Settle Library. Everyone welcome.
For more details - contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the library on 01609 534535
From October 2023 there will be two new post cancer peer support groups held by Age UK North Craven and Well Together from the Bradford NHS Foundation Trust.
The groups are open to anyone who has been affected by cancer, whether that is you, a family member or friend. The groups will be held at:
The Place Settle on the fourth Monday of the month from 10.30 -11.45 am starting Monday 23rd October
The meeting room, Bowland View, High Bentham on the fourth Thursday of each month starting on 26th October from 1.00 – 2.00pm
This is a peer support group and not run by professionals, although we do hope to have health professional guest speakers at some of the meetings.
We are also looking for volunteers who can assist with the groups, full training will be provided by Well Together.
For more information please contact Caroline Wilson at Age UK North Craven on email@example.com or on 01729 823066
To join in the free dementia walks around Wray,Hornby and surrounding areas contact Rebecca on 07962277205
Healthwatch North Yorkshire is your local health and social care champion. If you use GPs and hospitals, dentists, pharmacies, care homes or other support services in your area, we want to hear about your experiences. We are independent and have the power to make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers listen to local feedback and improve standards of care. We can also help you to find reliable and trustworthy information and advice. Last year, the Healthwatch network helped nearly a million people like you to have your say and get the support you need. We are part of a network of over 150 local Healthwatch across the country.
For more information visit the website, ring 01423 788128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Craven Communities Together is a group of local organisations
working together to find solutions to the issues people are
Complete our ‘Timely Access to Services and Support’ survey to
let us know what you think needs improving.
Need our survey in a different format
or want to complete it by phone, contact Ruth Stockdale on
t: 07458 301393
The NHS App is FREE to download and is a safe, secure and easier way to
book appointments at your GP surgery, order repeat prescriptions, and
view your medical records at any time, as well as getting medical advice
whenever you need it.
Click above to see how to use the App and Click here for instructions on how to set the App up.
For more information go to https://warmandwell.org.uk or ring them on 01609 767555
Also look at the Governments STAY WELL THIS WINTER for further interesting information.
First Response 0800 952 1181 freephone for urgent mental health support – if you are experiencing something that makes you feel unsafe, distressed or worried.
If you need a free food parcel, with no judgement, please see Skipton Food Bank, Bentham Community Pantry, Ingleton Community Pantry, Settle Community Pantry and Hellifield Community Pantry. Contact details are on the Craven Food Partnership website www.cravenfoodpartnership.org
Bentham GP Surgery 015242 61202
Hellifield GP Surgery 01729 822611
Ingleton GP Surgery 015242 61202
Settle Townhead GP Surgery 01729 822611
Airedale Hospital 01535 652511
Skipton General Hospital 01756 792233
Lancaster Royal Infirmary 01524 65944
Westmorland General Hospital 01539 732288
NHS non-emergency number 111
North Yorkshire Council 01609 780780
Police non-emergency number 101
North Yorkshire Fire Service 01609 780150
Citizens Advice (Craven) 0808 2787900
Age UK Advice Line (national) 0800 6781602
Mind 0300 1232293
Samaritans 116 123
Need more money in your pocket? We can give you advice on money matters and help you apply for any benefits you may be entitled to.
Read expert advice on how to get the care and support you need at home, and find out about our services to offer you support if you need it.
Settle & North Craven Menopause Matters group
Wednesdays Monthly 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Three Peaks Cycle shop, Market Place, Settle, BD24 9EJ
Come and join our friendly volunteer led support group and connect with other people who are experiencing the symptoms of menopause.
To join this group please contact the Well Together Service on
01274 259190 or
A safe and supportive place where everybody is welcome. They offer light refreshments and a listening ear. Every Tuesday at The Place, Settle from 1.30 – 3.30
Details of other Creative Arts and Crafts provided by Pioneer Projects across Craven can be found at Pioneer Projects – Creative Connections for Wellbeing or by ringing 015242 62672
There are a wide variety of support schemes and organisations in North Yorkshire which may be able to help or advise if you are struggling to pay for essentials.
A COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTRE IN THE HEART OF SETTLE
The Place in Settle is a charity, set up to help local residents live healthier and happier lives by offering information and advice, and a space for wellness services including:
Contact The Place on 07918 925699 or 01729 824868
We hold the Advice Quality Standard, which provides you with assurance that the we have met certain criteria that demonstrate a commitment to quality.
For more information : Click Here
We would like to thank the National Lottery Community Fund for their support and funding in some of our projects.