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Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Tel: 0808 808 1677

Living Well coordinators can support people who are bereaved or have lost a support network by helping with practical tasks such as teaching to cook, shop, use the washer, microwave, sorting out direct debits and managing the day to day running of the house etc.
Tel: 01609 780780

St. Leonard’s Hospice have a range of help sheets on topics such as bereavement, isolati0n & loneliness, coping with grief and funerals. 
Tel: 01904 777 772

Find out your rights to leave and pay when someone close to you passes away. 

Loneliness & Isolation

The CSO provide a befriending service consisting of regular telephone contact, as well as general COVID-19 support.
Tel: 07922 421326 (Mon to Fri, 9am-5pm)

Next Steps help to reduce loneliness and isolation by hosting several peer support groups and a community café!
Tel: 01653 690 854

Living Well coordinators work with people in need to reduce loneliness and isolation, increase participation and support them to be independent.
Tel: 01609 780 780 (Monto Fri, 8am-5.30pm) 

Ryedale Carers Support provide support for those experiencing loneliness and isolation as a result of bereavement or illness.
Tel: 01751 432288

CFY initiated the Loneliness Campaign to raise awareness of the many activities provided by voluntary and community organisations across North Yorkshire, in turn creating a number of campaigns and resources to enable people to take simple actions to tackle loneliness in their own lives and in their communities.


As part of the campaign, Community First Yorkshire have developed ‘Be Social, Be Well’ - a North Yorkshire wide, all ages strategy for tackling loneliness. Click here to read the executive summary. 

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