About Essential Needs

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This website is under development during September and will be up and running again very soon
If you would like to donate furniture to Essential Needs please call 01423 870040 to discuss a FREE collection
If you are interested in buying from us we are now open to everyone.  However, If you are on a low income or income based benefits you can register with us and purchase items at significantly reduced prices. Visit our store on Back Gladstone Street, Harrogate, HG2 8DF


Volunteer with Essential Needs: make new friends, learn new skills, be part of an essential team and benefit your local community and the environment …

We are currently searching for people who can fill the following roles:

… Van driver volunteers
… Van/warehouse assistant volunteers
… Office/retail volunteers
… Cleaners
… Sorting, pricing, merchandising
… Furniture repair and up-cycling volunteers
… Marketing and communications volunteers

If you are interested in any of the above roles please contact us.


The work you do is a blessing to people like us on a limited income. The furniture you sent was lovely and you know we are very grateful.

The work you do is a blessing …

When we first visited you we were weighed down with worry regarding our list of needs and lack of money…but the help and advice from you and your team has been invaluable particularly trough our bleak period. A heartfelt and sincere thank you. You do indeed fulfil an Essential Need.

The help and advice from you and your team has been invaluable …

Your whole approach has been sympathetic and professional, but touched with humour, and your willingness to provide solutions to our problems has been wonderful.

Your whole approach has been sympathetic …

However busy you seem to be you always have time for us, and nothing is too much trouble to ensure we make the right choices.

You always have time for us …



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Essential Needs
Back Gladstone Street
North Yorkshire

General Enquiries: essentialneeds@gmail.com
Tel: 01423 870 040