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What is Live Well York?

Live Well York is a website for all adults and families in York (the website for children in York is YorOK)

You can use this website to find helpful information and advice, discover hundreds of local groups and activities and find out what events are happening across York.

The website is supported by a number of organisations across York, working in partnership. These organisations include Age UK, Healthwatch York, York CVS, York Explore, York Mind, Vale of York CCG and the City of York Council. You can find out more about these organisations on our Live Well York Partners page.

How can Live Well York help me?

It can help you by...

Providing helpful information and advice - there is a wealth of information on this website that covers the following areas:

Health & Wellbeing - general information around staying healthy and well

Getting Out & About - details of transport and leisure activities in York

Housing - information about the different accommodation options in York

You & Your Home - helping you stay independent and safe in your own home

Carers - useful information and support for adult and young carers

Volunteering - volunteering opportunties and news about volunteering in York

Work, Education & Employment - learning opportunities and organisations in York

Money & Legal - advice on subjects including benefits, paying for care and support and Power of Attorney

Self Funders - information to help you make decisions if you are a self funder

Adult Social Care - information relating to the Council including safeguarding and The Care Act.

Where do I look for the right help?

Information and Advice

There are several ways to find information and advice on Live Well York.

You can use the 'Information & Advice' button on the homepage to reach our  Information and Advice  landing page, where you can browse all the information pages on Live Well York.

You can click on 'Find Information' on the navigation bar at the top of the webpage, this will also take you to our Information and Advice landing page.

You can also hover over 'Find Information' to find the different information categories available to browse. 

If you know what you are looking for, try typing a key word or phrase into the search bar.

Community Activities Directory

You can find our Community Activities directory by clicking the 'Community Activities' button on the homepage.

Our Community Activities directory contains hundred of local groups and activities. You can use the filters along the top of the directory to refine your search, or type a key word or phrase into the search bar.

Community Events Calendar

Our Community Events Calendar contains lots of events happening across York that you can get involved in.

You can find the calendar by clicking the 'Community Events' button on the homepage.

Services and Products Directory

Our Services & Products directory allows you to find providers of care and community support services that are suitable for you or those you care about.

Through the directory you can find provider contact details and see what services they offer.

We are currently developing the range of service provider details we hold, and making sure that their information is accurate and up to date to offer you the best possible service.

The activities and services listed on Live Well York are not audited or endorsed by the site or its partners, please refer to the Buyer's Guide for further advice or information about choosing activities and services. All providers wishing to list their services or products on Live Well York will need to sign up to and uphold the Code of Conduct.

What is the 'My Information Booklet' button?

You can add any page on Live Well York to the 'My Information Booklet' to favourite them so that you can go back to them later.

You can also save or print them out in booklet form. To do this, click on 'My Information Booklet' then 'Print Booklet'.

You then have the option to fill out some details for the front page of the booklet and the option to remove any pages you do not want to print.

Once you are ready, click 'Print' and a PDF booklet will download. You can save or print this PDF booklet.

Why can't I find a local group or activity?

Live Well York is still under development and more activities are being added each week. 

If you know of an activity that takes place in York but it is not currently listed, let us know by clicking on the 'Feedback & Suggestions' button on the Community Activities page.

If you run an activity in York and would like to be featured in the Live Well York Community Activities directory please click on the  'Post your activity' button on the Community Activities page. This will take you to a short form to complete. Once we receive your form we will add to the website or contact you if we need any further details.

If you are looking to set up a new activity then why not contact our Community Catalyst, Mark Finch, who can provide advice and support. For more information please see the Community Catalysts leaflet.

How can I give feedback about Live Well York?

Live Well York is still under development and we really appreciate any feedback you can provide so that we can continue to develop and shape our site to make it as useful as possible for the citizens of York.

If you would like to provide feedback about a particular page, please use the 'Rate my page' function on the bottom of the page.

If you would like to give more general feedback about the site please complete this Feedback form.

Live Well York is supported by

While every care has been taken in the compilation of this information, neither City of York Council, its partners or Public Consulting Group will be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of using the site and any inaccuracies/errors within these pages.