Support for family members and friends affected by a loved one’s drug and alcohol use (over 18’s).
Those close to someone having problems with drugs and alcohol can often experience difficulties themselves, as a result of the ongoing support they provide.
The family service offers a safe and relaxed environment to discuss your personal well-being, either alongside others in similar circumstance, or in an individual, confidential appointment.
The service is for people who have had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and people at high risk of a stroke within the Hull area. The service offers support to make realistic lifestyle changes, such as taking gentle exercise, stopping smoking, making healthier dietary choices, etc. ‘Know your blood pressure’ awareness sessions are arranged several times a year at local events and businesses. Open referrals are accepted to the service
Tailored disability sessions with specially trained marshalls
Provides regular events and activities in libraries and community venues to bring together library users and others who are housebound and socially isolated
A support group, run by volunteers, for carers of friends or family who have mental health problems
Weekly drop in for anyone with or affected by MS at North Hull Community Centre, 10am – 2pm. Social sessions with lunch (there is a cost) and an opportunity to access therapies (there is a cost).
Monthly Holderness social support event 2nd Monday of the month at Paull Village Hall.
Monthly Goole social support event 1st Wednesday of every month at the Courtyard, Goole
Dove House provide twice monthly wellbeing days for carers and those they are caring for to enjoy a day of relaxation and fun. Carers will have the opportunity to enjoy a range of therapies while their loved ones continue to be cared for on-site by trained caring professionals.
The sessions will run on Tuesdays from 10am-3pm, and carers will have the opportunity to enjoy a range of complimentary therapies, quiet time to themselves in our beautiful gardens, share a light lunch with their loved ones, together with a range of activities such as arts and crafts, board games, relaxation sessions.
Social activities, befriending, volunteering, support for carers and the people they care for, respite and family support, welfare, benefits and housing support, money advice and management, advocacy support, excursions and outings, healthy eating and living advice, employment support, IT and internet skills tuition
Home From Hospital Service originated, from a research audit and needs analysis undertaken in 1993/94. The community audit was completed by 5000 households and informed the structure and content of the project – i.e. free short-term 6-8 week support for older people on discharge from hospital: The aim to assist vulnerable people through a period of convalescence to continue confidently in their own homes.
All services and projects are maintained through constant recruitment and training of volunteers. All volunteers are DBS checked, trained in health and social care skills, and are fully insured. Many move on to full employment or higher education and they receive an excellent quality of education and support from qualified staff.
Supporting people with mental health problems of all kinds from anxiety and depression through to severe and enduring conditions. This is through a series of 4 workshops covering confidence building, anxiety management, effective communication and positive future building. The groups are small in numbers, usually a maximum of 6 people. One to one support is also given to people who are not ready for group work.
PA support, trips and outings, activity sessions, family support, training
Telecare alarm, installation and monitoring, for vulnerable due to age, illness, disability, isolation, fear of crime, domstic violence
Advice and support for people affected by dementia and their families
Information and support for carers and people living with dementia. Available by phone or face to face. Also Memory cafes and Singing for the Brain groups
Support aged, disabled, vulnerable people to stay in their own homes
One to One befriending, social club, exercise group, Independent Living
The British Red Cross Independent Living Services provide valuable time-limited care and support to vulnerable people, helping them live independently in their own homes. Our services can help prevent people reaching crisis point.
Services for disabled children, young people and their families. Including early years groups, play and leisure, advice, information, support and advocacy and a range of parent training and support programmes.
Downright Special is a charity which supports children with Down syndrome in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. We assist families and professionals in all aspects of the care, education and development of children with the condition.