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Community Directory

Extended Services/Community Groups Directory

ADVICE AND GUIDANCE
Need advice or guidance on benefits, debt, housing or family matters? One of these organisations may be able to help

Organisations That Can Help

Contact Details

Active Community Team

 

*Debt advice and assistance/benefit advice/claiming community grants

01724 282010

Debt Line

 

*Confidential advice on debt

 

08088084000

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

 

*information and advice on debt, benefits, housing, consumer issues, family matters, health, education.

01724 870941

 

Crosby Community Association

*advice and support on benefits advice, debt advice.

01724 330022

 

Carr Gomm

 

*National charity providing support and housing services to people with a variety of needs because of illness, disability or experiencing a crisis.

01618778847

 

Income advice and collection team

 

*support, help, advice on all benefit issues.

01724 298071

 

Independent Living

*Provides practical and general support for people who are elderly, disabled, carers or isolated.

01652 636208

NLH Welfare benefits and Debt Advice Officer.

*Benefit advice and support to claim entitlements. Confidential Service within own home.

01724 279900

Samaritans

 

*Confidential emotional support service.

 

01724 860000

 

Steps

 

*Domestic Abuse Service

 

01652 601106

 

Stonham Amber Project

 

Stonham: Young Homeless Hostel & Mental Health Service

*Support for homeless young people aged between 16-35 years.

01724 289299

stonhamambergroup@homegroup.org.uk

 

01724 289623.

 

Victim Support

*Offers support and advice to victims of crimes and witnesses.

01482 305080

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING 
Organisations that can help with health provision, healthy living, welfare and your environment

Organisations That Can Help

Contact Details

Allotments Association

 

*Provision and maintainance of allotments.

01724 297775

 

Cloverleaf

 

*Offers 1:1 advocacy support for people with mental health needs, learning and physical disabilities.

01724 854952

 

 

Cruse Bereavement Care

 

*Promotes wellbeing of bereaved people.

01724 281178

Crosby Bridge Health Project

 

*Enabling Independent Living & Inclusion.

01724 846611

 

Lindsey Blind Society

*Support for visually impaired people.

01724 860469

Mental Health Services

 

*Support for those with a mental health problem

01724 275900

 

Meals on Wheels

 

01724 298346

Occupational Therapy

*Assesses needs and provides special equipment, aids and adaptions to assist with daily living.

01724 298010

Red Cross Home from Hospital

 

*Red Cross helps people following a stay in hospital and provides extra care and support at home.

07738 944564

 

Royal National Institute for the Deaf

 

*Provides information, products, services and support to hearing impaired individuals.

0161 2762301

 

Shop Mobility

 

*Hiring of motorised wheelchairs and scooters.

01724 297418

 

Traveller Education Team

*Welfare and education needs of travellers.

01724 280207

Vulnerable Adults Support

 

 

 

 

*adults (18+) who are at risk of harm or abuse and unable to protect themselves through age, disability, illness or mental health problems.

01724 298155

Wheelchair Repairs

*Repairing wheelchairs

01724 855229

EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
 

 

Organisations That Can Help

 

 

 

Contact Details

Apna Sahara

*offering a range of services for people from black and minority ethnic communities.

01724 330073

Racial and equality council

 

*translation and interpretation services, information on laws and regulations.

01724 296296

Scunthorpe Gay men and women’s Group.

 

*Helpline advice, information and signposting on sexual health and safer sex.

01724 271661

 

York Housing Association

*Support and advice to black, minority and ethic communities

01724 868950

DROP-IN AND COMMUNITY CENTRES

Organisations That Can Help

Contact Details

Drug Intervention Programme

*Offers support, signposting for counselling, help with benefits and housing.

01724 275348

Connexions

*Information, advice and guidance for young people aged 13-19.

01724 282200

 

Forge

*Drop in Centre for homeless, roofless and vulnerable people.

01724 276742

Junction

*Offers help and advice through drop in centres for people who want help to deal with alcohol or drug problems.

01724 852675

Westcliffe Drop in Centre

 

*advice and information on benefits, claiming benefits and debt.

01724 861565

 

SUPPORTING CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES
Looking for some extra support for someone in your family?

Organisations That Can Help

Contact Details

 

Empathy

*Confidential support for families, friends and carers of substance misuse.

07717 587579

Blue Badge Scheme

*Service to enable individual’s unable to walk for

01724 297979

Carers’ Support

*Support group for carers.

01652 650585

Delta

 

*Information, advice and support to young people under the age of 19.

01724 294503

 

Gingerbread

*Self help organisation for lone parents.

0808 802 0925

www.gingerbread.org.uk

Homestart

 

 

*Supports parents of children under five years old by offering friendship and practical advice.

01724 858433

 

Lincolnshire Gypsy Liaison Group

 

 

*Floating support service for Gypsy and Traveller families

01427 619521

Practical Family Support Service

 

 

*Gives support to families and carers with children over five years old.

01724 282493

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND LOCAL RESIDENT INFORMATION

Organisations That Can Help

Contact Information

Freshstart

 

*Provides services to people aged 50 and above to enable them to live independently.

01724 277906

 

Handyvan Service

 

 

*Service to help tenants and leaseholders with minor household jobs.

 

01724 279900

 

 

Housing Advice Team

 

*Offering advice and assistance in a variety of housing related problems.

 

01724 747654

 

Humberside Police

 

*Family protection Unit, Domestic Violence Unit, Child Protection Unit and non emergencies.

 

 

0845 6060222

 

 

Humbercare

*Provides floating support to vulnerable people to assist in maintaining their tenancies and independence within their own homes.

01724 276678

Police Community Support Officer’s (PCSO’s)

 

Amanda Atkin

 

Michael Tune

 

 

 

*Community Cohesion Officer

 

*Community Projects

 

 

 

Amanda.Atkin@humberside.pnn.police.uk

 

Michael.Tune@humberside.pnn.police.uk

 

Rural Community Transport

*Provides transport for people unable to access services and facilities.

01652 636292

Safer Neighbourhoods

 

*Works with local people to address community safety problems.

01724 275327

 

Ward Councillors

Haque Nawaz Kataria

97, Doncaster Road,

Scunthorpe,

North Lincolnshire

DN15 7DJ

 

Mashook Ali

19, Exeter Road,

Scunthorpe,

North Lincolnshire,

DN15 7AU

07881311787

Cllr.HaqueKataria@northlincs.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

01724 850700

Cllr.Mashookali@northlincs.gov.uk