Rhubarb Farm is an environmental social enterprise where lots of different people from across the community come to volunteer. We grow vegetables, fruit and flowers, as well as tending the chickens and collecting eggs, and create beautiful new things through recycling.Find out more >
Rethink Mental Illness offer practical and emotional support and signposting to those experiencing severe mental illness, their carers and relatives. The national Rethink Mental Illness Advice Service fills a major gap in the information and help available to people with mental illness and their carers.
Freedom Community project provides practical support for people who are struggling in Bolsover and North East Derbyshire. They also organise social events and run sessions from various locations – see website or give them a call for further details
Healthwatch Derbyshire is an independent voice for the people of Derbyshire. We’re here to listen to the experiences of Derbyshire residents and give them a stronger say in influencing how local health and social care services are provided. We listen to what people have to say about their experiences of using health and social care services and feed this information through to those responsible for providing the services
If you are homeless now, or are threatened with being made homeless we can provide help and assistance. This can be done in person, by telephoning 01246 242424 or by emailing the Housing Needs Officers at your local Contact Centre – see website for further details
HOPELineUK is a confidential support and advice service for: Young people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide or anyone concerned a young person may be having thoughts of suicide.
Everyone goes through difficult times, but sometimes our problems affect our day-to-day lives and we feel that we can’t cope. If you are in this situation, you are not alone. Insight talking therapies is a free and confidential service, commissioned by the NHS, and is available to anyone aged 16+ and living in Derbyshire.
Junction Arts is a participatory arts organisation and charity based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. See website for details of projects in your area.
Let’s Talk – Wellbeing is a service that provides psychological assessment and treatment for what are known as mild to moderate common mental health problems, which 1 in 4 of us suffer with at some stage in our lives. It is normal to experience changes in your mood and behaviour at times of stress and emotional upset. Your physical health may also affect your mood and stress levels. If these changes continue to affect you, your home or your working life for a few weeks, then Let’s Talk – Wellbeing could help. Having a chance to talk to someone who is qualified to help can make all the difference.
Anyone who lives, works or studies in Derbyshire, or is visiting the county, is welcome to use our branch libraries and mobile libraries. We offer books, CDs, audio books and DVDs for loan. We also offer access to community information, newspapers and a wealth of local studies material. There is free internet access in every library.