Our adults mental health service offers support and advice to York residents, as well as enabling access to training and placement schemes. Our service is designed to meet the needs of each individual.

Get a referral to our Mental Health Recovery Service

You can access our service via your:

  • GP
  • consultant
  • key worker
  • care co-ordinator
  • self-referral

Please ask your GP, consultant, key worker or care co-ordinator to complete our referral form or complete it yourself (self-referral).

You can either email the form to us or print it off, complete and post it to us. If you are struggling to complete this form, please contact the team and we can support you with this.

Please contact us for any further information about how to access our service.

Our Mental Health Recovery programme

We have a highly skilled Mental Health Recovery Service, committed to offering an individually tailored and flexible service for our clients. We promote the prevention of poor mental health and enable the transition to independence.

As part of our recovery and social inclusion programme, we offer:

  • opportunities to join our task-based training in the café, reception or library areas
  • 1:1 coaching/mentoring
  • opportunities for work placements
  • support with accessing voluntary work
  • information, advice and guidance on education opportunities
  • a variety of social groups/activities
  • access to support groups in the community
  • a positive ethos, promoting independence and self-esteem
  • a comfortable café and garden environment to meet new friends

MHRS@30 Clarence Street

Following a £326,000 refurbishment, the centre was opened in July 2017.

MHRS@30 Clarence Street offers a range of facilities, such as:

  • Parasol Reading Café, offering home-made food and great coffee
  • Reception
  • Wellness library
  • a relaxing enclosed garden area

We also offer a range of workshops and training, including:

  • café and reception training
  • baking group
  • easy budget meals
  • social groups
  • information, advice and guidance

How our Mental Health Recovery programme could help you

There are many possible positive outcomes from working with us, for example:

  • learning prevention techniques to aid better mental health and well-being in future
  • higher levels of self-esteem
  • regaining independence
  • feeling less isolated
  • improving/regaining life skills
  • development of transferrable skills
  • access to higher education
  • a move to voluntary, part-time or full-time employment

Also see

Mental Health Recovery Service

30 Clarence Street York YO31 7EW

Telephone: 01904 553850

Adult Social Care Community Team

Telephone: 01904 555111, Textphone: 07534 437804

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Adult Social Care Emergency Duty Team

Contact the Emergency Duty Team for assistance.

We're available between 5.00pm and 8.30am, Monday to Friday, 24 hours a day over weekends (between 5.00pm Friday until 8.30am Monday), and 24 hours on bank holidays.

Telephone: 01609 780780