Mental Health Day Care Services

What are mental health day care services?

Day services support people on their path to recovery.

Services include those provided by an organisation called Making Space on behalf of the Council. Other services provided by the Council include Time Out and Compass.

Who are the services for?

Working age adults who are experiencing mental ill health

What services are available?

  • Time Out - this is where someone comes to your home for a few hours to provide companionship and support so your main carer has a break
  • Compass– this is an alternative to a day service. You are matched with someone who provides services and you can spend the day with them at their home or doing activities you enjoy.
  • Making Space – this service provides:
    • activities to help improve your spiritual, physical and mental wellbeing
    • education, training, voluntary work and employment
    • social session: a stepping stone to increasing social participation
    • we will encourage and support you to be actively involved in the development, planning and delivery of services

Where are services provided from?

Skipton Road Day Services
147 Skipton Road
BD21 3BG
Telephone: 01535 607139


Walker House
Level 3
CVS Building
19/25 Sunbridge Road

How do I access the services?

You need to be referred by a mental health professional. You can contact a mental health professional either through your GP or through a community mental health team for an assessment or by referral to us.

Is there a charge for using the services?

There may be a charge for the services provided. We will carry out a financial assessment and let you know what help is available dependant on your personal circumstances.

What other services are available?

There are a range of mental health services available within Bradford, some are listed below.

Cellar Trust:

The Old School
Farfield Road
Shipley BD18 4QP
Telephone: 01274 586474

To support people in recovery and help them obtain or maintain the skills needed to gain employment. The Cellar Trust will support people who use mental health services either maintain or obtain employment and / or education and training in mainstream settings.

Horton Housing community support agency:

18 - 24 St Martin's Avenue
Fieldhead Business Centre
Telephone: 01274 379725

A community based support service which addresses the mental and physical health issues of the community through one-to-one practical and emotional support. The service enables people to work with a crisis worker who will offer a rapid response.

Isis Project:

Crown House
John Street
BD18 3HU
Telephone: 01274 532858

Support for women recovering from mental distress with a pre-school crèche available

Naye Subah:

Quaker Meeting House
Russell Street
Telephone: 01274 307639

A range of self help and support groups to Asian women who experience mental ill health and who are resident within the Bradford Metropolitan District, focusing on those living in Bradford City and Shipley areas.

Roshni Gar:

13 Scott Street
BD21 2JH
Telephone: 01535 691758

A responsive service which is shaped by the diverse social, spiritual and cultural perspectives of Black and Minority Ethnic women, experiencing mental health issues, distress, stigma and/or may be vulnerable to developing mental health problems.


Tradeforce Building
Cornwall Place
Telephone: 01274 730815

A number of drop-in sessions to help combat isolation and social stigma.

A number of health and wellbeing groups to support people to manage their emotional and mental health.

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