Skipton Centre

Here to help...when you need us

As is the case at all our centres, you can expect a warm, friendly and relaxed environment, and you’ll always be greeted with a smile and the offer of a hot drink.

Having opened its doors in 2014, our Skipton centre is conveniently placed to support people in the Airedale, Craven and Wharfdale districts.

Skipton

Opening Times:

Monday to Friday - 10am to 4pm
Excluding Bank Holidays

Contact:

Skipton Centre

Armoury House,
45a Otley Street,
Skipton,
BD23 1EL

Email: d.hawkins@csyorkshire.org.uk

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Facilities at our Skipton Centre include.

  • Ramp
  • Accessible toilets

Located on Otley Street, the centre is close to the town’s amenities and several pay and display car parks.

Need to speak to someone?
Call us on:
01756 228 088

How we help

Find out more about the range of services that our Skipton centre offer to support people affected by a cancer diagnose. We want you to make the most of our services which you can attend free of charge.

What's on

Please click to view the services offered on a particular day. From time to time, activities are subject to last-minutes changes, so do keep an eye on our timetable and give us a call before you attend a class or course.

Mindful Meditation :- Group Setting

Mindful Meditation with our therapist Karen.

12:30 - 13:30 | Weekly
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Counselling :- One to one

An opportunity to talk in confidence with a counsellor

Appointment Only | Weekly Monday PM
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Emotional Freedom Technique :- One to one

A tapping technique using your fingertips on acupuncture points to reduce stress and manage emotions.

Appointment Only | Weekly Monday AM
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Hypnotherapy :- One to one

Utilising the power of positive suggestion to help subconscious changes to thoughts, feelings and behaviour. Available the 1st, 3rd and 4th week in month.

Appointment Only | Weekly Monday AM
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Therapies :- One to one

A range of gentle therapies – aromatherapy massages and facials.

Appointment Only | Monthly Monday AM
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Tuesday Craft Group :- Group Setting

Craft group - patchwork, crochet, knitting etc. Bring your own project to work on, or work on joint projects. Supported by an experienced craft teacher. Drop in

11:00 - 13:00 | Weekly
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Blood Buddies :- Group Setting

Support group for anyone affected by a blood cancer diagnosis. Runs 2nd Tuesday in the month.

13:30 - 15:30 | Monthly 2nd Tuesday each Month
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Men’s Health Group :- Group Setting

Support group for men in a safe, friendly place. Runs the first and third Tuesday in the month.

13:30 - 15:30 | First and Third Tuesday Each Month
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Counselling :- One to one

An opportunity to talk in confidence with a counsellor

Appointment Only | Weekly Tuesday AM
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Life Coaching :- One to one

Improve your wellbeing through setting goals, creating action plans and building confidence.

Appointment Only | Weekly Tuesday PM
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Therapies :- One to one

Reiki, reflexology and a range of massages – Indian head, face and back.

Appointment Only | Weekly Tuesday AM & PM
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Breast Friends :- Group Setting

A monthly peer group for anyone affected by a Breast Cancer diagnosis.
A support group specifically for anyone personally affected by Breast Cancer. Providing a safe and friendly space to come together with others for support, friendship, speakers and workshops.
Refreshments provided.

AM | Third Wednesday Each Month
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Health and Well Being Workshop For Women :- Group Setting

A self-care programme for women who have had a cancer diagnosis. This monthly support group will provide a safe, friendly place which is supported by our experienced team along with invited speakers covering a wide range of interesting and informative topics including Self care, Mindfulness, Stress Management, Mental Health First Aid, Assertiveness, Self-esteem, Self-worth and the Menopause. Come along each month or dip in and out as you feel.

10:30 - 12:30 | Fourth Wednesday each month from 26th September
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Health and Wellbeing Workshops For Carers :- Group Setting

A self-care programme for carers of anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis. This monthly support group will provide a safe, friendly place which is supported by our experienced team along with invited speakers covering a wide range of interesting and informative topics including Self care, Mindfulness, Stress Management, Mental Health First Aid, Assertiveness, Self-esteem, Self-worth and the Menopause. Come along each month or dip in and out as you feel.

10:30 - 12:30 | Monthly 2nd Wednesday in the Month Commencing 10th October
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Therapies :- One to one

Therapies including back, neck, face and Indian head massages. Also ‘no hands massage’ (using elbows).

PM | Fortnightly Wednesday PM
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Counselling :- One to one

An opportunity to talk in confidence with a counsellor

Appointment Only | Weekly Wednesday AM
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Hypnotherapy :- One to one

Utilising the power of positive suggestion to help subconscious changes to thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

AM | Weekly Thursday AM
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Group Relaxation :- Group Setting

Learning how to relax can help you cope with stress, anxiety, sleep pain and much more.

11:15 - 12:15 | Weekly
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Art Group :- Group Setting

Fun, creative time-out to chat, explore creativity and learn new skills. Supported by an experienced art teacher

13:00 - 15:00 | Weekly
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Counselling :- One to one

An opportunity to talk in confidence with a counsellor

Appointment Only | Weekly Thursday PM
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Therapies :- One to one

A range of therapies – back, neck, face and Indian head massage. Also reflexology.

Appointment Only | First and Third Thursday Each Month (PM)
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Holistic Approach to Skin Care :- Group Setting

A series of workshops covering wellbeing topics, such as diet, vitamins, skin care, make-up and hair. Forthcoming dates: 28 Sept and 23 Nov.

13:00 - 15:00 | Occasional
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Reflexology :- One to one

A therapy using pressure points in the feet and lower leg.

Appointment Only | Monthly Friday AM
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Personal Resilience Course :- Group Setting

What is resilience? How to feel and be more resilient and how to develop it.

10:00 - 12:00 | 5 Week Course
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Image Solutions :- One to one

Support for anyone experiencing hair loss due to treatment; advice around head wear and skin care of the scalp.

Appointment Only | By appointment
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