Community Groups

North Yorkshire Learning Disability Partnership Board and Local Area Groups


Breathing Space

Leisure and social opportunities for people with learning disabilities. Offices in the Mencap Centre.


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 

North Yorkshire and York Forum 

Hambleton Community Action

Thirsk Community Care