Scarborough SurvivorsMental Health Resource Centre and Crisis Cafe
Mental health and wellbeing hub
supporting the Borough of Scarborough
Whilst we are still unable to offer face-to-face support we have telephone support available 7 days and 7 nights. Please scroll down for details and get in touch with us. We are here to listen.
Saturday & Sunday, 9.30am to 7.30pm
This number is available 7 days for professional staff to make referrals
Monday, 9.30am – 1am
Tuesday 7.30pm – 1.00am
Wednesday, 9.30am – 7.30pm
Friday, 9.30am – 7.30pm
Tuesday, 9.30am – 7.30pm Wednesday to Sunday, 7.30pm to 1am Thursday, 9.30am to 1am
Please bear with us…
If we don’t anwer, you can text asking us to ring – please make sure you add your name to your message.
Mental health crisis support
0300 0200 317 or 01482 301701
Wednesday to Sunday, 7.30pm to 1am
For support in the Whitby area Wednesday, 9am to 4pm
Best wishes from Scarborough Surivors and the Crisis Cafe. Stay safe everyone.
For the latest updates, visit our blog
Our telephone support continues
Anyone aged 16 or over can access our telephone
support service (using any of the numbers displayed
above). This service is provided by trained staff and is
available 7 days and 7 nights.
We are still not able to offer face-to-face contact at our
Resource Centre but will let you know when this
Scarborough Survivors is a registered charity with 25 years of experience representing and supporting people with poor mental health.
Under normal circumstances, our Mental Health Resource Centre at 9 Alma Square, Scarborough is open 7 days a week and our Crisis Cafe is open 5 nights per week. Our Whitby Allsorts group meet on a Wednesday at the Spa Pavillion. Our services are drop-in and free to access by anyone aged 16 or over.
We are a service-user led charity. Our members, with experience of mental health problems, either personally or as a carer, close relative or friend, have a direct say in how we are managed to ensure we best meet the needs of those accessing our services.
National telephone support
Samaritans: 116 123
SaneLine: 0300 094 7000
CALM: 0800 58 58 58
Mind: 0300 123 3393
Rethink: 0300 50000 927
Papyrus Hopeline: 0800 068 41 41
Accessing support using mobile phones
SHOUT-85258 (text service), CALM,
Headspace, Fire fighter, Be mindful,
Happier, Stay Alive, Mindshift… plus many other
sources of online support including Anxiety UK
and The Minfulness Association.
Night Time Crisis Cafe
When normal services reume,
we offer drop-in support to
those who are suffering from a
mental health crisis or distress
or those who are seeking to
prevent the onset of crisis.
A safe sanctuary for people in
times of distress in a homely and
Open for drop-in support
5 nights a week
Friday and Saturday,
7.30pm – 1am
Sunday, 8pm – 1am
Please be aware it is for peole in
need of immediate attention and
is not a drop-in for socialising.
The Crisis Cafe is run by a
Senior Support Worker and
three Support Workers and
is supported by volunteers.
All our social activities are free. (Please note, these are not running due to lockdown restrictions)
Board games, cards, colouring-in and a karaoke machine can be used at any time.
If you would like to attend regularly, we ask that a membership form be completed.
Monday, 1 – 2pm
No experience necessary, have a go with percussion, keyboards or guitar.
Monday, 1 – 2.30pm
No specific themes… just have a go with any method that uses words on a page.
Monday, 1.30 – 3.30pm
Fresh air and gentle exercise at Cross Lane gardens and say hello to the hens!
Monday, 12.30 – 2pm
Help to access online technology safely and securely
Tuesday, 2 – 4pm
Not a test of your knowledge, more an opportunity to talk about a range of topics.
Feel Good Walk
Wednesday, 1.30 – 3.30pm & First Saturday, 12.15 – 3.15pm
Enjoy a social walk with a coffee stop – suitable for moderate mobility. Monthly extended walk on a Saturday.
Arts and Crafts
Thursday, 1 – 3pm & Saturday, 2 – 3.30pm
No experience needed and all art/craft materials provided.
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 12 – 4pm
Call in to talk in confidence about your mental health
Fragle Funky Choir
Friday, 1 – 2.30pm
Singing has a really positive impact on mental wellbeing and every voice counts!