Mind Harrogate District

We’ve just been sent the following information re. Harrogate Mind’s community provision.  Please get in touch with them if you have any queries.


Mind in Harrogate provides a confidential, professional counselling service accredited by British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

The service is for anyone who may feel:

  • anxious
  • depressed
  • stressed
  • low in mood
  • a sense of loss
  • difficulties in their relationships

Our counsellors

Our counsellors are all qualified to at least Diploma level, with some working towards full accreditation. All our counsellors are police checked, insured, and are members of BACP. They are rigorously selected and monitored by our Counselling Coordinator and they also have external professional supervision.


The service is offered at an affordable price, £35 per session or £5 for people in receipt of benefits.

The service operates on Tuesday and Thursdays (10am – 6pm) and Saturdays from 10-4pm in Harrogate town centre.

For an appointment or further information please call us on 01423 547246, email us on counselling@mindinharrogate.org.uk

Out of Hours Mental Health Support Service

September 2020 to March 2021.  The service will operate between 7.30pm and 11.30pm Saturday and Sunday evenings. Offering the opportunity for people in emotional distress to visit the Acorn Centre at Mind in Harrogate for face to face 1:1 emotional support , signposting and referral on to other services.

Telephone : 01423 647216



Mental Health Befriending service – new service starting October 2020


The Service aims to match volunteer befrienders with people who would benefit from community based support (help with shopping, social meetings in cafes, walks). The scheme aims to develop social relationships for people who are isolated, lonely, in need of human companionship and struggle to make those connections on their own.


Call 01423 503335 to register for support.



Zoom activity programme


Programme of activity via Zoom (and in Acorn Centre when we reopen).



Arts & crafts

Healthy Eating

Money management

Wellbeing during COVID

Coffee mornings




To register interest for any of these groups call 01423 503335



Telephone Support

We offer telephone support weekdays between 8.30am – 5pm on 01423 503335.


All our services are offered across the whole District (not just Harrogate) including Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge, Masham and Ripon.