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Community Space

Community Space at Acomb Garth Community Care Centre

Community Space

We’ve created a Community space facility at our Acomb Garth Community Care Centre that local not-for-profit community groups and charities can use free of charge.

A spacious Community Café  is equipped with its own kitchen facilities and can be booked by eligible organisations between 8am and 8pm from Monday to Friday, and from 8am to 5pm on Saturdays. 

Any groups and charities interested in visiting the Community Space to see the facilities on offer or that would like to make a booking, are asked to email us.

York In Recovery - Recovery Café

When: Every Tuesday evening between 5pm & 7.30pm - drop in welcome

What: A warm and friendly space for people to come and find out what’s happening in recovery around York. Anyone is welcome to call in and have a chat. So, if you’re looking for support, affected by addiction or want to support recovery please pop in and say hello. The kettle is always on.

Phone: 07724 312084


Dementia Forward

Who: For people with dementia (memory problems) and their carers.  

What: A social afternoon for people with dementia and those who support them. Come and join us to meet new friends, take part in a variety of activities and enjoy a selection of cakes and hot drinks and the opportunity to connect with other service providers and agencies.

When: Every Wednesday between 10 am and 12 pm

Contact: Tel 03300578592 or email


Cocaine Anonymous

When: Thursday evenings 6pm til 8pm – drop in session

What: CA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.



Wheelchair Social Group

When: Adhoc sessions on a Friday- by invitation only.

What: These sessions are a social get together for young adults, mainly wheelchair users and their personal assistants

Brain Health Café

When: Every Friday 10am til 12pm – drop ins welcome

What: A warm and friendly café where you can meet people and find out about brain health – with free tea and biscuits! 

Who: For anyone who has any concerns about their memory or wants to know more about how to keep their brain healthy.

You may have been invited by your GP Service or the Memory Clinic, or you may have just seen it and want to come along.  Everyone is welcome!

There will be support and advice available from a variety of local providers such as Social Prescribers, Health Trainers, Memory Clinic Nurses, York Carers Centre, Adult Social Care and others.

For more information:


Patient Advisory Service

When: Thursdays

What: A dedicated advice and return to work service, supporting people to rebuild confidence. The team will help people find employment or voluntary work, suited to their health conditions. They will also give information about support services available and provide information regarding access to work and disability confident employers.

Provided by: DWP

For more information:

Children and Young People support

What: Mentor and mentee sessions and Group well-being programme sessions

Provided by: The Island

Spare Handle Social

Supporting cohousing community in York

Provided by: Spare Handle Outreach and Social team

What: Exploring the benefit of cohousing with more people in York.

A monthly meeting holding theme discussion with key speakers, covering a range of cohousing topics, such as diversity, sustainability (environmental, socio-economics), discussion on intergenerational living and cohousing. An inclusive, participatory and welcomingly social session.

When: Wednesday evenings once a month from

6 to 8pm. (Preferably 1st Wednesday of the month)

For: Local residents and people who are interested and wish to explore cohousing in York by meeting with like-minded people.

The Community Café is a wonderful addition to the facilities on offer at our new Acomb Garth Community Care Centre, and it’s to be used as a local community asset by not-for-profit groups and charities.”

Madeline Ruff, Nimbuscare Chief Executive 2020-2023

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