Supporting Communities, Charities and Volunteers to make Harrogate district a great place to live and work.
Providing specialist information, resources, networks, promotion and support for charities, community groups and social enterprises.
HADCA also signposts to local voluntary and community organisations, support groups and community activities through the Where To Turn Directory and matches people who are interested in volunteering with opportunities to match their interests through the HADCA Volunteering Directory for Harrogate District.
HADCA’s HELP services help people stay safe & well at home supported by volunteers.
Phone 01765 645902 for Ripon & area HELP services
Local independent rescue rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming dogs at risk..
SYD’s purpose is to provide rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of vulnerable & at risk dogs in Yorkshire.
SYD strives to provide educational tools and support to ensure appropriate and stable dog ownership; the aim being to reduce the number of vulnerable dogs in Yorkshire.
SYD is a Dog Rescue based in the Dales that covers all of Yorkshire. SYD has kennels but also relies on Fosterers to help in the rehabilitation and rehoming of the dogs.
SYD Rescue is situated between Masham and West Tanfied just off the A6108.
Registered charity number 1167291
Support out Armed Forces both past & present.
Join the Royal British Legion.
Contact Edward Theakston.
A “Good provision”(Offsted September ’17). Offering wonderful early years experiences in partnership with parents. Early education funding for 3 & 4 year olds. Pre-school: 2-5 years. Holiday club: 2-11 years. Breakfast club & After-school club available 2-11 years.
Our volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to offer door to door transport for non-urgent journeys to medical appointments,
day centres, lunch clubs, shops, visiting sick relatives and social activities.
The service is for anyone who finds it difficult to access other means of transport due to mobility and/or location.
This service is part of the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP).
For more information or to book a journey please contact by phone or by email.
Growing & Learning Together
Methodist Schoolroom Thursdays 9.30-11.00am
(Except school holidays)
Little Acorns welcomes all families with children aged 0-5 years. Come along to our friendly drop-in, where children can play & make friends whilst adults swap ideas, suggestions & support
25 & 26th September 2021
Famous Masham Sheep Fair weekend takes place in one of the finest Market Squares in England, raising much money for charity by filling the town with sheepy fun and entertainment all weekend.
Events include an action packed programme on both Saturday and Sunday, with a Sheep Show, Sheep Racing, Craft Market, Bishop Blaize Procession, Fleece Stalls, Wool Competition, Sheepdog Demonstrations, Hand Bell Ringers, Morris Dancers, Art Exhibition and Tours of Theakstons & Black Sheep Breweries, as well as the Old Time Children’s Fair.
Photos of Sheep Fair weekends here.
All proceeds go to Yorkshire charities
Ripon & Rural Befriending Service
Our befriending volunteers visit elderly and vulnerable people on a regular basis in their own homes, taking the time to listen and chat. If the need arises our friendly office team can also provide information and signposting. The service is for anyone living in their own home who misses company is feeling isolated or
generally at a low ebb following a change in their circumstances. This service is part of the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP).
For more information, or to make a referral, please contact: