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Let’s get talking about adult autism and ADHD services in York and North Yorkshire

The NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board are inviting you to join us in a conversation to help transform and develop a sustainable adult autism and ADHD assessment service in York and North Yorkshire as we launch our programme of engagement.
We have seen a significant rise in the number of referrals and waiting times for adult assessments for both autism and ADHD in North Yorkshire and York because many more people are coming forward for an assessment. Since the service was repr...

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Ageism Action Day: Micro-grants for Age-friendly Communities

Age Friendly York is one of over 70 age friendly communities in England, led by the Centre for Ageing Better.
In January 2024 they’ll be launching a national campaign to raise awareness and understanding of ageism because most people don’t know it even exists.
The Action Day on March 20th is a key part of our new campaign, giving people an opportunity to take action in their own lives and communities.
More details will be made available on their new campaign website when it launc...

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Adult Carers Annual Survey - York Carers Centre

We are conducting an Adult Carers Annual Survey to assess how well we are supporting unpaid carers in York. The results will inform our decisions and help us to plan for the future.
The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. Please complete this survey if you are an Adult Carer aged 25 + and registered with us.
Complete the York Carers Centre - Adult Carers Annual survey here
Prize Draw: By participating in our survey you can enter a prize draw to win £40 of high street shop...

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Restoring access for Blue Badge holders

We’re reopening access for Blue Badge holders to the city centre and want to learn from you how we can do it better.You can take part by:

Sharing your views at york.gov.uk/BlueBadgeAccess before 4 February 2024


Joining ten independent workshops. Dates, times and locations will be confirmed shortly.


Tell us where it’s difficult to get in and around the city centre, using maps, and so help us plan future improvements to accessibility.


Answer questions on postcards giv...

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York Interfaith Week 2023

Our historic city will host a number of events during National Interfaith Week (11th to 19th November), each inviting you to discover more about our diverse and vibrant faith communities, beliefs, traditions, values and contributions to 21st Century York life.Events include walks, lunches, worship, meditations, talks and more. See the program on the York Interfaith website....

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New websites provide 24/7 support to families

York families will now be able to get information and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, thanks to the launch of two new websitesRaise York and York Send (York’s Local Offer) have been created with children and young people, parents, carers and professionals to make it quicker and easier for local families to get the information they need about local services and community support.Read more about Raise York and York Send on the council website....

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Carers Rights Day

Carers Rights Day is about raising awareness of carers’ rights and entitlements, to help carers get the support they need.
Our Advice Workers are here to help with questions about your rights, and those of the person you care for.
To celebrate Carers Rights Day on Friday 24 November we invite you to join us at our Planning for Your Future event.
There will be presentations from experts covering the following topics:
• Lasting Power of Attorney, Wills and Trusts• Indepen...

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York Disability Week 2023

We're delighted to say that our 2023 programme is now published. This year the week takes place from 25th November to 3rd December.Contact us if you'd like a paper copy or if you would like it in large font, or braille, or if you would like to join our mailing list.
You can find separate listings of each event on the Individual Events List. Each year a group of individuals and organisations from across the city, supported by York Human Rights City Network , come together and volunteer their ti...

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