North Yorkshire Disability Forum - Local Disability Forums

The North Yorkshire Disability Forum is comprised of representatives from local disability forums across the County. Each forum operates independently with agenda items and meeting times and dates set by local members.

2019 dates are currently being set and will be updated on this page. Details of upcoming meetings are listed below. In the interim please get in touch with the local contacts below if you would like more information about the local forums.

Craven Disability Forum 

Next meeting:         Monday 25 November 2019, 10.30am – 1pm

Where:                   Belle Vue Suite, Belle Vue Mills, Skipton

Contact:                  Jamie Bannister, NYCC Participation and Engagement Officer
Tel:                         01609 533271


Harrogate Disability Forum

Next meeting:        Friday 22 November 2019, 10.30am -1pm
Where:                   Harrogate Civic Centre, Harrogate

Contact:                  Jamie Bannister, NYCC Participation and Engagement Officer
Tel:                         01609 533271


RiPSI (Ripon Physical and Sensory Impairment Group)

Next meeting:         Monday 25 November  2019, 11am to 1pm

Where:                   Community House, Allhallowgate, Ripon

RiPSI meets every third Monday of the month, 11am – 1 pm

Contact:                  Lynette Barnes


Selby District Disability Forum (SDDF)

Next meeting:         Friday 13 December 2019, 12 noon - 2pm

Where:                   Community House, Selby

Contact:                  Emily Haverstock


Yorkshire Coast and Ryedale Disability Forum (YCRDF)

Next meeting:        Thursday 28 November 2019, 1pm – 3pm

Where:                   Scarborough Friends House, Quaker Close, YO12 5QZ

YCRDF meets every six weeks at Scarborough Friends House. See for more details or contact Bridget (see below)

Contact:                  Bridget Hardy (Chair)


Hambleton and Richmondshire 

There are currently no active forums. Please contact Caroline Ferguson ( if you would like to talk about involvement in future meetings for Hambleton and Richmondshire.