Community Space at Acomb Garth Community Care Centre
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 12 noon 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.
“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.”
Nimbuscare’s Chief Executive, Madeline Ruff.
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
When: Every Wednesday between 1pm & 3pm This is a drop in session.
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.
Contact: Tel 03300578592 or email email@example.com.
ACCET (Autism Community Connector Engagement Team)
When: Thursdays 10am – 2pm (sessions vary so please look out for more information)
What: Peer support sessions for parents and carers of autistic young people and those on the diagnostic pathway.
Provided by: Run by ACCET - Autism Community Connectors & Engagement Team
Contact: email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info as the sessions vary in time to accommodate the needs of both children and their parents.
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: Hannah.Coulson@dementiaforward.org.uk
Patient Advisory Service
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: email@example.com
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.