There are many excellent local charities and support groups which you can refer yourself to for counselling and mental health support.
Please note that during the covid-19 pandemic many of these services will have adapted the way they are seeing patients. Please contact them directly to ask what current services are available.
Service offered: Information, advice and listening service for adults who have experienced or are experiencing mental health problems. Drop-in centre at Queen Street Methodist Central Hall Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm & at Whitby Evangelical Church Mon 12.30pm-3.30pm. Volunteer befriending scheme, Housing Support Service, Social Prescribing Support Service operating out of Castle Health Centre & Employment Support Service.
Tel: 01723 356562 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The UK’s largest provider of relationship support, and every year we help over a million people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships.
What We Do;
- Relationship Counsellingfor individuals and couples
- Family Counselling
- Children and Young People’s Counselling.
We also provide friendly and informal workshops for people at important stages in their relationships.
12 Lower Clark Street
Telephone: 01325 461500
CRUSE helpline on 0808 808 1677. This service is available Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 5.00 pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, when it is open until 8.00 pm.
The Samaritans can be contacted any time on 116 123.
Mental Health Resource Centre
9 Alma Square
Phone: 01723 500 222
Service offered: Self-help group for people over 18 with experience of mental health problems, either personally or as carers/close relatives. Resource centre provides information about local services, also use of computers and internet access, art room, library and coffee bar. Lottery funded project to educate the wider community on the affects of sexual abuse and to support survivors of sexual abuse in childhood.
Advocacy Alliance – Scarborough
12 Lower Clark Street
Phone: 01723 363910 / 07435965064
Service offered: Advocacy service where volunteer advocates are trained and matched with people over the age of 18 who are disadvantaged due to mental health problems, learning or physical disabilities or old age. Advocates assist their matched clients in addressing problems, expressing their needs, making informed choices and securing their rights as citizens. Parent’s advocacy scheme.