Voluntary Organisations & Charities
Age UK Bradford & District
Telephone: 01274 391190
Age UK Bradford District supports and enables people in the following areas: Information and Advice, Wellbeing and Engagement Integrated Care.
Age UK Shop Ilkley
Address: Unit 1 – 3A, Spa Building,
The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9NQ
Telephone: 01943 603301
Contact: Ed Carne 01943 600612
Time: Every 2nd Thursday of the month (except August) at 7:45pm.
Venue: Christchurch, Ilkley.
New members always welcome. Raises awareness of human rights.
Cats Protection Wharfe Valley Branch
19 Market Street, Otley, LS21 3AF
(Note: Address for post only, not a cat adoption centre). 0345 1947 292
Dogs Trust Leeds
Woodlands Farm, York Road, Leeds, LS15 4NL
Telephone: 0113 281 4920
The UK’s largest dog welfare charity. Our mission is to bring about the day when all dogs can enjoy a happy life, free from the threat of unnecessary destruction.
Horses & Ponies Protection Association
General Enquiries: Julia Rickwood-Gan 01282 455 992
Rescue, re-homing and rehabilitation of abused horses, ponies and donkeys.
Bradford PDSA Pet Hospital,
1 Lorne Street, Bradford, BD4 7PS – 01274 740070
National Enquiry Line: 0800 917 2509
We are the UK’s leading vet charity. Every year, the dedicated teams at our 48 Pet Hospitals work tirelessly to provide 2.7 million veterinary treatments – including 440,000 preventative treatments. This helps over 470,000 much-loved pets and brings peace of mind to 300,000 owners.
Craven and Upper Wharfedale Branch (covers Ilkley)
National cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999
Branch telephone: 07949 229955 (weekends only)
Charity promoting animal welfare.
Unit 1 and 4, South Hawksworth Street,
The Moors Shopping Centre, Ilkley , LS29 9LB
Telephone: 01943 601090
Rockford House, Low Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5QW
Telephone: 0113 393 3201
A confidential bereavement care group based in Burley.
Telephone: 01943 864405
Support is available to anyone who lives in Burley, from the newly bereaved to those who have struggled with grief for months or even years. Please leave a message with your name and phone number at the Parish Office (01943 864405) and someone will call you back.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Helpline: 0808 807 1677
Cruse offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION
Heart Helpline: 0300 330 3311
BHF charity shop: 2 Brook Street, Ilkley, LS29 8DA
Telephone: 01943 605289
BURLEY-TÉRÉLI FRIENDSHIP TRUST (B.T.F.T.)
Chair: Revd. Mirella Moxon
Contact: Mary Wood – 01943 864404
25 Menston Old Lane
Burley Téréli Friendship Trust aims to create awareness, promote education and to help the needy in the Dogon region of Mali, West Africa. The link between Burley and Téréli came out of the ‘On the Line’ project in 2000.
Burley Dementia Action Group
Contact: Susan Collins – 01943 864424
BDAG, a voluntary group, was formed in 2015 to help Burley become a dementia friendly community – a village where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported. We meet on the 4th Thursday of the month (not December), 2pm to 4 pm at the Parish Centre. Anyone who shares our vision is welcome to join us.
The Memory Tree @ Burley
Launched in May 2017, this is a thriving support group for people with dementia and their carers – on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, 2pm – 4pm at the Parish Centre.
Contact: Susan Collins – 01943 864424
Helpline: 0808 800 4040
Local shop: 12 The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9EG – 01943 601862.
Telephone: 0800 1111
Contact: Judith Hird (local contact for the annual emptying of collection boxes).
Telephone: 01943 863652
Care team: 0300 303 7000 (general comments, questions, donate or sign up to an event).
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU
Bradford & Airedale Citizens Advice
Venue: Riddings Hall, Riddings Road, LS29 9LU
By appointment only, Tuesdays between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm.
Book by calling Keighley CAB on 01535 665877
Shipley Citizens Advice
6 – 8 Windsor Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3EQ
Telephone: 0344 245 1282
Time: Open Monday to Friday – both drop-in and pre-booked appointments available.
COMMUNITY ACTION BRADFORD & DISTRICT
Community Action Bradford & District is a new charity formed from the merger of Bradford CVS, Keighley & Ilkley Voluntary and Community Action, and Shipley & Bingley Voluntary Services in April 2017.
Community Action – Ilkley Office provides practical support, advice and information to local community and voluntary groups. Practical services include photocopying, printing, leaflet and poster design and laminating. For more information contact the office.
Ilkley Office: Riddings Hall, Riddings Road, LS29 9LU
Telephone: 01943 603348
Ilkley Community Transport
Contact: Co-ordinator – Ian Padley Telephone: 01943 603348
Local charity; hires out 16 and 11 seat minibuses to community groups in the LS29 area. All three buses are fully accessible, fitted with passenger lifts and can be used by wheelchair passengers. Volunteer drivers may be available, please enquire when booking. MiDAS driver training is available.
HANOVER HOUSING ASSOCIATION
Hanover Gardens, Burley in Wharfedale, LS29 7NX
Estate Office: 01535 661827; Estate Manager: 01943 862544
Hanover Gardens in Burley-in-Wharfedale is a development of 16 apartments and 15 bungalows with shared gardens, access to a 24 hour alarm call system and private car parking facilities. A professional on-site manager looks after the buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as provides further help and support.
HOME AND GARDEN ASSIST
Telephone: 01943 603348
We assist people who live in the locality of Ilkley, Addingham, and Burley in Wharfedale. The service is aimed at older or disabled people who experience trouble with household tasks such as gardening and small home maintenance jobs.
ILKLEY & DISTRICT GOOD NEIGHBOURS
Riddings Hall, Riddings Road, Ilkley – 01943 603348
Email general enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Moving On: email@example.com
Ilkley and District Good Neighbours aims to alleviate loneliness and support older and vulnerable people living independently in the Ilkley district. Activities include a befriending scheme (Good Neighbours Befriending), social events (excursions, panto trip), a gardening decorating and small home maintenance scheme (Home and Garden Assist), an assisted shopping scheme (ShopAssist), an annual over 90s party and distribution of Christmas parcels. A regular social group meets at Clarke Foley Centre on Thursdays 10.30-12.00 (Moving On).
MARTIN HOUSE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE
Local shop: 21 Brook Street, Ilkley, LS29 8AA – 01943 604409
Hospice: Grove Road, Boston Spa, Wetherby LS23 6TX
Telephone: 01937 845045
Burley contact: Mary Overend – 01943 864066
Telephone: 0808 800 5000 (for adults concerned about a child)
020 7825 2505 (for donation and fundraising queries)
Local shop: 40 The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9EE – 01943 605254
Bradford Relate Centre
11 Edward Street, Wakefield Road, Bradford, BD4 7BH
Telephone: 01274 726 096
Local shop: 48 The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9EE – 01943 607038
Helpline: 0808 800 3333
Local shop: Spa Buildings, 2 The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9NQ
Telephone: 01943 602283
Shelter Helpline: 0808 800 4444
Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley
Meetings: 7.30 pm on 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month (not August & December).
A group of local professional women. Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to transform the lives of women and girls through a global network of members and international partnerships.
ST GEMMA’S HOSPICE
Local shop: 24 Brook Street, Ilkley, LS29 8DE – 01943 817150
Hospice: 329 Harrogate Road, Moortown, LS27 6QD
Telephone: 0113 218 5500
Local shop: 9 Cowpasture Road, Ilkley, LS29 8SR
Telephone: 01943 816034
SURPLUS FURNITURE / UNWANTED ITEMS
Local branch: St Mary’s Street, Leeds, LS9 7DP – 0113 248 4288
The charity works to end homelessness. Emmaus Leeds is happy to accept most donated furniture (see website for exceptions). A free collection service is available, subject to condition.
Freecycle is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and neighborhoods. It’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Each local group is moderated by local volunteers and membership is free.
Keighley Furniture Project
Springfield Mill, Oakworth Road, Keighley, BD21 1SL – 01535 601999
Keighley Furniture Project was set up to help people on low incomes needing household items. Since 1979 we have been collecting donations of furniture and household items (everything from lamps to fridges!). Now, we do a lot more than collect and deliver furniture.
Other charities accept furniture and will collect, including:
British Heart Foundation 0808 0250 0030
Sue Ryder 0333 0031 1883
YORKSHIRE CANCER RESEARCH
Jacob Smith House, 7 Grove Park Court,
Harrogate, HG1 4DP
Telephone: 01423 501269