Health and social care

Health and services

Take That Step - free weight management service

A free 12-week weight loss program, fully funded by North Yorkshire County Council Public Health and includes 1-2-1 support from a qualified health and wellbeing officer, weekly workshops and nutritional advice. Find out more here:

Hospitalisation and help returning home

North Yorkshire County Council has services that can help you manage when you return after a hospital stay. Find out more here:

North Yorkshire NHS Stop Smoking Service

In partnership with York and the NHS, North Yorkshire County Council provides support, prescriptions and advice on how to stop smoking. Find out more here:


Neither the local nor district council is responsible for vaccinations against infectious diseases, but official information on immunisation can be found here:

Winter fuel payment

If you are born on or before 5 July 1952, you are eligible for between £100 and £300 tax-free to help pay your heating bills, more information can be found here: 

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