Mental Health and Well-being Activities Programme

About the programme:

York Mind successfully won the tender to deliver Mental Health and Well-being Activities within the City of York in 2017.

The Activities Programme is funded by City of York Council for three years and reflects its commitment and investment in mental health provision and the early intervention and prevention agenda.

York Mind in partnership with Converge, Kyra, Refugee Action York,  Survive, Sunshine Changing Lanes, York LGBT Forum, The Rowntree Society and Kindlewoods will deliver a range of activities in Year 2 of the programme from July 2018-June 2019.

Activities will run across the year, with staggered start dates and include guided learning such as conflict resolution, dealing with loneliness and isolation, vocational courses, facilitated peer support, specialist activities/training, woodland well-being sessions, social events and support groups.

York Mind will deliver guided learning including Mindfulness, Assertiveness, Hatha Yoga and Eating Well for Good Health, well-being and social activities including Arts and Craft groups, themed coffee afternoons and a weekly drop in Coffee Club.

An important part of the programme, is that participants are able to select those activities that they feel will support them the most, based on their own interests, needs and goals.

Who can access:

  • Individuals aged 18 plus
  • Participants must be resident within the City of York
  • Those who identify with mental health and well-being issues and wish to access support

How to enrol:

York Mind will manage the single point of access for participants to enrol on the programme.

Please see our Activities Programme Brochure for more information about our opportunities.

Year 2 Mental Health and Wellbeing Activities Programme Brochure July 2018-June 2019- revised. 7.3.19

To apply for an activity, please complete our enrolment form : Activities Programme Enrolment Form Y2

Please read our enrolment guidelines, which will help you to complete the form and ensure we understand your individual needs: Activities Programme Enrolment Form Guidelines Activities-Programme-Enrolment-Form-Guidelines

Contact details:

For further information or for support to enrol, please contact the York Mind Activities Team on 01904 643364-Option 5, or email

Partner Organisations:

If you would like more information about our partner organisations please visit their individual websites.

Converge –

Sunshine Changing Lanes –

York LGBT Forum –

Kindlewoods –



The Rowntree Society-

Refugee Action York-


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