Scarborough Survivors

Scarborough Survivors is a registered charity and mental health & wellbeing hub, supporting the Borough of Scarborough

We continue to provide telephone support 7 days and 5 nights (please scroll down for further details).

In line with the Government roadmap and the easing of lockdown restictions, we hope to be able to resume  face-to-face support based at our Mental Health Resource Centre from July. 

Please keep an eye on our website for updates.

Scarborough Survivors is a mental health and wellbeing hub

supporting the Borough of Scarborough

Provided the roadmap for the easing of lockdown remains on track, we hope to be able to offer face-to-face support from July.  We continue to provide telephone support 7 days and 5 nights. Please scroll down for details and get in touch with us.

Telephone Support

Ring or text us on the following numbers, covered by trained staff. 

Please include your name when sending a text message.

 

07516 916290

Professional / referrals only: 

Monday – Friday

07759 638733

Monday & Wednesday: 

11:30am – 4:30pm

07395 824526

Tuesday: 11:30am – 4:30pm

Thursday: 11:30am – 1:30pm

07562 974101

Tuesday & Wednesday: 

7:30pm – 1:00am

07446 192833

Thursday: 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Friday: 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: 11:30am – 4:30pm

07845 846113

Friday & Saturday: 

7:30pm – 1:00am

07860 102516

Friday: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Sunday: 7:30pm – 1:00am

 

A & E Crisis Support

Our experienced crisis support staff work alongside colleagues at Scarborough Hospital A & E department to support people

aged 16 and over who are in distress:  Thursday & Friday: 2pm – 2am; Saturday & Sunday: 8am – 2am

TEWV HELPLINE*

0800 051 6171

*24 Hour Helplines

CRISIS HELPLINE*

0300 0200 317

SAMARITANS HELPLINE*

116 123

NYCC HELPLINE

0800 561 0076

For anyone registered with a GP in North Yorkshire: Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 8:30pm; Friday: 4:30pm Onwards; Weekends & Bank Holidays: 24 Hours

Telephone Support

Ring or text us on the following numbers, covered by trained staff 7 days & 5 nights. Please include your name when sending a text message. 

 

07516 916290

Professional / referrals only: 

Monday – Friday

07759 638733

Monday & Wednesday: 

11:30am – 4:30pm

07395 824526

Tuesday: 11:30am – 4:30pm

Thursday: 11:30am – 1:30pm

07562 974101

Tuesday & Wednesday: 

7:30pm – 1:00am

07446 192833

Thursday: 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Friday: 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: 11:30am – 4:30pm

07845 846113

Friday & Saturday: 

7:30pm – 1:00am

07860 102516

Friday: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Sunday: 7:30pm – 1:00am

 

Mental Health Crisis Support

TEWV HELPLINE*

0800 051 6171

*24 Hour Helplines available for anyone who is experiencing a mental health crisis

CRISIS HELPLINE*

0300 0200 317

SAMARITANS HELPLINE*

0300 0200 317

NYCC HELPLINE

0800 051 6171

For anyone registered with a GP in North Yorkshire. Available As Follows:

Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 8:30pm

Friday: 4:30pm Onwards

Weekends & Bank Holidays Available 24  Hours

Join our team – new job opportunities with

Scarborough Survivors

Due to plans for us to reopen the Resource Centre and Crisis Cafe
(Covid allowing) and expanding service provision, we are looking to fill the
following vacancies:
5x mental health support workers – hours 7.30pm to 1.00am x 7 days on
a rota (number of hours is negotiable). Salary aligned with NHS grades.
2x receptionists on job share to cover above hours.
2x receptionists on job share, daytime hours 11.15am to 4.45pm x 7 days.
1x weekend coordinator to cover Friday, Saturday and Sunday
from 11.15am to 4.45pm.

 

For more information or to apply email our Chief Executive Officer:
survivors.office@btconnect.com

The following links offer advice & support:

A & E Crisis Support

Our experienced crisis support staff are working alongside colleagues at Scarborough Hospital A & E department to support people who are in distress.

Thursday & Friday: 2pm – 2am

Saturday & Sunday: 8am – 2am

Who are Scarborough Survivors?

Scarborough Survivors has 25 years of experience representing and supporting people with poor mental health.

Under normal circumstances, our Mental Health Resource Centre is open 7 days a week and our Whitby Allsorts group meet on a Wednesday. 

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.

Who are Scarborough Survivors?

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.

Accessing support using a mobile phone:

Shout 85258 – free 24/7 text supportCALMHeadspaceThe Fire Fighters CharityBe MindfulStay Alive AppMindShift…plus many others.

Sources of online support including Anxiety UK and the Mindfulness Association.

Support for under 25 years:

The Mix:

  • 0808 808 4994 for online chat & crisis text service

Compass Reach North Yorkshire Services:

  • 0800 008 7452
  • Text 07520 631168

Childline

Online learning & helpful courses:

NYCC Adult Learning are offering free online courses during Covid-19 lockdown. For more details ring 01609 532536; email:

 

Accessing support using a mobile phone:

Shout 85258 – free 24/7 text supportCALMHeadspaceThe Fire Fighters CharityBe MindfulStay Alive AppMindShift…plus many other sources of online support including Anxiety UK and the Mindfulness Association.

Support for under 25 years:

The Mix:

  • 0808 808 4994 for online chat & crisis text service

Compass Reach North Yorkshire Services: 

  • 0800 008 7452
  • Text 07520 631168

Childline

Online learning & helpful courses:

NYCC Adult Learning are offering free online courses during the Covid-19 lockdown. For more details ring 01609 532536; email:

Night Time Crisis Cafe

When normal services resume, 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 homely and supportive environment.

Open For 5 Days a Week:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 7:30pm – 1am

 Sunday: 8pm – 1am

Please be aware this is for people in need of immediate attention and is not for drop-in socialising. The Crisis Cafe is ran by a Senior Support Worker and three support workers and is supported by volenteers.

Night Time Crisis Cafe

When normal services resume, 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 homely and supportive environment.

Open For 5 Days a Week:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 7:30pm – 1am

 Sunday: 8pm – 1am

Please be aware this is for people in need of immediate attention and is not for drop-in socialising. The Crisis Cafe is ran by a Senior Support Worker and three support workers and is supported by volenteers.

Activities:

All our social activities are free. 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.

(Please note, these are not running due to lockdown restrictions)

Music

Monday: 1pm – 2pm

No experience necessary, have a go with percussion, guitar or keyboards/

Gardening

Monday: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Fresh air and gentle exercise at Cross Lane and say hello to the hens!

Quiz

Tuesday: 2pm – 4pm

Not a test of your knowledge, more an oppurtunity to talk about a range of topics.

Arts & Crafts

Thursday: 1pm – 3pm

Saturday: 2pm – 3pm

No experience needed and all arts/craft materials provided.

Fragle Funky Choir

Friday: 1pm – 2:30pm

Singing has a really positive impact on metal well being and every voice counts. 

Writing

Monday: 1pm – 2:30pm

No specific themes…just have a go with any method that uses words on a page

IT Help

Monday: 12:30pm – 2pm

Help to access online technology safely and securely. 

Feel Good Walk

Wednesday: 1:30pm – 3:30pm & First Saturday: 12:15pm – 3:15pm

Enjoy a social walk with a coffee stop- suitable for moderate mobility. Monthly extended walk on a Saturday. 

Listening Ear

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:  12pm – 4pm

Call in to talk in confidence about your mental health. 

 

Activities:

All our social activities are free. 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.

(Please note, these are not running due to lockdown restrictions)

Music

Monday: 1pm – 2pm

No experience neccacery, have a go with percussion, guitar or keyboards.

Gardening

Monday: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Fresh air and gentle exercise at Cross Lane and say hello to the hens!

Quiz

Tuesday: 2pm – 4pm

Not a test of your knowledge, more an oppurtunity to talk about a range of topics.

Arts & Crafts

Thursday: 1pm – 3pm

Saturday: 2pm – 3pm

No experience needed & all art/craft materials provided.

Fragle Funky Choir

Friday: 1pm – 2:30pm

Singing has a really positive impact on metal well being and every voice counts. 

Writing

Monday: 1pm – 2:30pm

No specific themes…just have a go with any method that uses words on a page

IT Help

Monday: 12:30pm – 2pm

Help to access online technology safely and securely. 

Feel Good Walk

Wednesday: 1:30pm – 3:30pm & First Saturday: 12:15pm – 3:15pm

Enjoy a social walk with a coffee stop- suitable for moderate mobility. Monthly extended walk on a Saturday. 

Listening Ear

 

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:  12pm – 4pm

 

Call in to talk in confidence about your mental health.