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We are recruiting Trustees

  • Posted On: 10 June 2016

At present North Yorkshire Advocacy (NYA) are looking for the following Trustees to join our existing board members as we continue to move our organisation forward.

User Trustee

A previous service user of North Yorkshire Advocacy (or previously Hambleton and Richmondshire Advocacy, Craven Advocacy, Selby Advocacy or Harrogate and District Advocacy)


An experienced Trustee who will be responsible for the financial affairs of the organisation and they are legal, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.

volunteer week

North Yorkshire Advocacy looks to strengthen team in Volunteers’ Week

  • Posted On: 1 June 2016
volunteer week

From Wednesday 1st to Sunday 12th June 2016, organisations across the country will be taking part in Volunteers’ Week, the annual celebration that recognises the fantastic contribution volunteers make.  In the UK alone, 21 million people volunteer at least once a year.

At North Yorkshire Advocacy we are hoping this will be the catalyst that empowers even more people across the county to get out and help some of the most vulnerable members of our society.


Speak directly to Advocacy staff at our Drop in Sessions

  • Posted On: 27 May 2016

North Yorkshire Advocacy service will be holding drop in sessions in following locations in June to enable members of the public to access our advice and support directly. 

> Selby Library: Every Tuesday Morning

> Leyburn Medical Practice: Tuesday 7th June (9am to 12pm)

dementia collaborative

16th May - (ndvsa)

  • Posted On: 23 May 2016
dementia collaborative

North Yorkshire Advocacy continues to help promote the amazing work done across our county by organisation and individuals, who raise awareness and offer tangible support to those affected by Dementia.

Taking place in conjunction with Dementia Awareness Week, we attended Northallerton & District Voluntary Services Association (ndvsa) Dementia Collaborative event which was held on 16th May

Mental Health & Dementia Awareness Week

MAY 2016

  • Posted On: 16 May 2016
Mental Health & Dementia Awareness Week

Today marks the beginning of two vitally important awareness campaigns, Mental Health Awareness Week and Dementia Awareness Week.

Working with vulnerable people from across the region we frequently come into contact with individuals where Mental Health, including Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Autism, is directly impacting their lives.  


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