Activities and Services

One to One Support

This organisation is a delivery partner for ESF Community Grants.  ESF Community Grants are funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the aim of the fund is to help unemployed people progress towards employment through access to learning and training opportunities

Action Towards Inclusion 

A project funded by ESF and National Lottery aimed at providing support for those who experience significant barriers to employment, such as, issues related to physical and mental health, finances and skills. Clients will be supported to address barriers to employment and tackle the disadvantages they face with the goal of moving towards education, training and employment and improved wellbeing.


Specialist 1:1 support from a life coach and access to peer mentoring. The support will help you assess your life from different perspectives and help you plan and develop to reach your goals

Improving Lives

As part of Community Works’ Improving Lives programme, we are offering a wide range of accredited and non-accredited training courses.

Courses include:

Maths, English, Employability, First Aid and Health and Safety and others.

Please contact Andy Butcher on or ring on 01845 524 494 for more information

Group Activities

Employment Support

This is a group run to help people get into Employment, you must be accessing one to one support to attend this group, please get in touch. Thursdays 2.30-4.30pm

Time for Time

Support and social activities for adults at Community House

Wednesday's between 9.15-10.45 & 11.00-12.30.

Fridays 09.15-10.45

Womens Wellbeing Groups

Thirsk - Wednesday 10.30-12.30

Richmond - Tuesdays 10.15-11:30pm

Women only peer support groups facilitated by an experienced support worker with access to different activities

Specialist Support and Peer Groups

Fibromyalgia - peer support for those with fibromyalgia,CFS, M.E  Thirsk - Monday11.00-12.00.

Veterans - peer support for veterans in the Thirsk area. In exchange for a coffee and a bacon sandwich, we want to find out what needs (if any) veterans living in the area have. From Tuesday 22nd June weekly 07.30. 

Inclusive Sports & Activity

Prime Time - A low intensity sport that people of all ages and ability can access, providing opportunities to socialise and have fun in a friendly environment. The sessions run every Tuesdays 2.00-4.00pm from June 22nd.

Cycling - Guided cycling with support from a qualified leader and volunteers. Starting Wednesday 23rd June 09.30 onwards.

Walking - Local steady walks around Thirsk led my a staff member. Thursdays 09.30-11.30.

Food & Friendship

This is chance to meet new people have a brew, do quizzes and have a game of Bingo! Wednesdays 11.45-1.00.


Food Parcels

If you know of someone in financial hardship contact Community Works to arrange a food parcel. We do not have them ready made so we ask for two hour’s notice.

Donated by the community.


If you are unable to shop for yourself we can support by getting a volunteer to complete and deliver your shopping.


If you are unable to collect your prescription yourself, we can support by getting a volunteer to collect and deliver to your door.

Car Scheme

The Social Car Scheme provides transport for individuals who are unable to access public transport to reach services such as medical appointments, day services, library, shops, leisure activities or to visit friends and family.












The Clock - Thirsk

Community Works HQ
Church Hall
St James Green
North Yorkshire

Tel: 01845 524 494

Community Works CIO
Community Works HQ, Church Hall, St James Green, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1AQ
Registered charity number 1096518

Please note that in March 2020 The Clock (Yorkshire) CIO and Thirsk Community Care merged to form Community Works CIO

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