Scarborough Survivors

Mental Health Resource Centre and Crisis Cafe


Mental health and wellbeing hub

supporting the Borough of Scarborough


Due to Covid-19 the Resource Centre and Crisis Cafe are closed until further notice – please see below for telephone support services

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Telephone support – available 7 days a week during Resource Centre Closure

07516 916290 

This main number is available Monday to Sunday, 9am to 7.30pm and Monday and Tuesday nights, 7.30pm 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.

Telephone support – available 7 days a week during Resource Centre Closure

07395 824526

This number is available Wednesday to Sunday, 7.30pm to 1am and Thursday, 9.30am to 7.30pm

Stay safe everyone…

From all of us at Scarborough Survivors Mental Health Resource Centre and the Crisis Cafe.

Telephone support – available 7 days a week during Resource Centre Closure

07562 974101

This number is available Wednesday to Sunday, 7.30pm to 1am

07759 638733

For support in Whitby available Wednesday, 9am to 4pm

Who are



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.

Staying safe

during self isolation

You can make a safety plan to

help prevent your mental health

deteriorating at

National telephone support

Samaritans: 116 123

SaneLine: 0300 094 7000

CALM: 0800 58 58 58

Mind: 0300 123 3393

Rethink: 0300 50000 927

North Yorshire support line:

0333 000 309

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.

Support for under 25 years

0808 808 4994 for online chat, Crisis text service


0800 008 7452; text 07520 631168


  Night-Time Crisis Cafe

   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 crisis/distress within

   a homely and supportive


Open for drop-in support

5 nights a week

Tuesday, Wednesday,

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.

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!

 IT help

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.

Listening Ear

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!