Community Car Scheme to help people who have difficulty using public transport or who need to travel when there is no public transport available. The Scheme is supported by volunteers using their own cars who are paid a mileage allowance. Passengers are charged a set rate agreed prior to each journey. Priority is given to medical appointments.
Minibus – EDCCA organise weekly outings to various destinations including Northallerton Market and the coast. See the Minibus Trips page for further details
A Befriending Scheme which has a dedicated team of volunteers who are willing to help individuals living independently by giving their time for shopping, trips out, or coffee and a chat. We also offer a telephone befriending service.
Meals on Wheels The meals service supplies a freshly cooked, nutritious, hot two course meal, delivered by a team of friendly volunteers. This service is currently offered in a number of local areas and 5 days a week. Please contact Helen Beck on 07541 356046 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Knit and Natter meets on the first Monday of every month (except Bank Holidays) 1.30-3.30pm at Springhill Court.
Crossword Club meets every Monday 10.30-12.30am at the Police House, Easingwold. It is a small friendly group which welcomes new members.
Carers Respite Sitting Service where volunteers visit carers in their own home and provide them with the opportunity to have a well-earned break, visiting their friends or even a trip out to the gym or shops. Visits are normally weekly or fortnightly and last a couple of hours at a time to suit both the volunteer and the person being visited.
Shopping and collecting prescriptions where volunteers will do shopping for you or collect and deliver prescriptions.
Hub Club for people living with Dementia runs Tuesdays and Fridays at the Football Club on Stillington Road, Easingwold. Call us for more details.
EDCCA Charity Boutique This is at 71 Long Street Easingwold and sells good quality donated ladies and gents clothing, accessories, books, jigsaw puzzles and bric a brac.
Volunteers are paid expenses and varied ongoing support is provided such as First Aid, Dementia awareness, Mental Health First Aid Training and CPR.
EDCCA also provides Information on a wide range of local services and health and welfare matters and sign-posting to specialist agencies if required.
We can provide a short term Wheelchair hire. This hire service is at a nominal rate.
EDCCA always needs volunteers! There is no specific time commitment required. YOU decide what time you have available to help. Expenses are paid and training and support is provided as appropriate. Full DBS checks are required plus 2 references.
Volunteers are insured under EDCCA’s own insurance policy while engaged in work for EDCCA.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF OUR SERVICES OR WOULD LIKE TO BE A VOLUNTEER, PLEASE CONTACT:
Easingwold District Community Care Association Police House, Church Hill, Easingwold, York, YO61 3JX
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm Tel: 01347 822875 or email email@example.com
Car Scheme, Police House Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.300am to 12.30pm Tel: 01347 822598 (answerphone service available)
Donations and legacies for the Association can be gift aided and are very welcome.
EDCCA runs the Easingwold Food Bank. No-one need go hungry and we are here to help. All contacts are treated with the utmost confidentiality.
Please contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ring us 01347 822875 or leave a message on 0772 4444 750 and we will help you.
Not Just Me…
A new group for people with living with mental health issues and their carers. See the poster for further information.
A new project which restarts on September 13th. Please see the poster below for further details.