Do you have family, friends or neighbours who could help with things like shopping and picking up prescriptions? 

 If not, North Yorkshire County Councils Customer Service Centre can signpost you to your nearest community support organisation for help with shopping, prescriptions, caring for pets and having someone to talk to. Call 01609 780780, MondayFriday, 8am to 5:30pm  

H.E.L.P (Harrogate Easier Living Project)
Are providing an Errand service for shopping and essential items – if you need help with getting in supplies, collecting a prescription etc. we will ask a trusted and vetted volunteer to get them for you. We can also put you in touch with local suppliers who may be able to deliver to your door. Please call between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday and DO LEAVE A MESSAGE. We are working remotely for now but will pick your messages up and get back to you as soon as we can.
How to contact H.E.L.P
Harrogate services:
01423 813090/813096
Ripon services:
01765 645902/645915

Nidderdale Plus
Nidderdale Plus are providing a vast range of support services, visit their website at to find out more.
Contact Nidderdale Plus
Telephone: 01423 714953

Knaresborough Connect
Knaresborough Connectors are the Community Support Organisation authorised by North Yorkshire County Council to provide support for people in Knaresborough. They can help with food shopping, medicine pick up, dog walking, and more.
How to contact Knaresborough Connect
Telephone: 07593882340, leave your details and they will reply to you within 12 hours.

Boroughbridge Community Care
Are currently providing the following services:
Home Shopping for existing clients.
Shopping and prescription delivery in conjunction with local businesses.
Home shopping for clients without internet access – we are helping deliver this limited service in conjunction with North Yorkshire County Council.
Befriending telephone calls to isolated members of our Community.
Delivering “Food Bank” parcels in conjunction with St James’ Church.
Limited Dog Walking service.
Contact Boroughbridge Community Care
Telephone: 01423 324504
(Our normal office hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm but during the current Coronavirus situation staff are working from home and calls to the above number will be diverted to staff working from home)

Masham Community Office
Are providing a range of services to support their community.
Contact Masham Community Office
Tel: 01765 680200