Please see more information about local support groups and other help below.
Scarborough and District Disablement Action Group
The Street Community Centre
Lower Clark Street
Service offered: Information, advice and casework service run by and for disabled people. Benefits advice, with representation at tribunals. Consultancy on a range of disability issues. Disability awareness training. Range of publications, including guide to accessible holiday accommodation, access guide and disability information pack.
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.
St Nicholas Street
Website: http://www.scarborough.gov.ukService offered: Home improvement agency for older and disabled home owners and tenants, offering advice and practical support with repairs, improvements and adaptations. Handyperson and home safety advice. Grants available for many clients.
Yorkshire Coast Sight Support
181-183 Dean Road
Phone: 01723 354 417
Service offered: As a charity for people with sight impairment, we at YCSS pride ourselves with our great intentions, fantastic results, and ongoing support. Our support is slowly but surely making living with impaired sight more manageable. Our services include: Specialist IT Suite for both group and one to one tuition. Advice on aids and equipment. Social groups to meet with others with similar impairments. A strategically laid out gym. Both emotional and physical support. Form filling services.