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The mobilisation by the voluntary sector supported by local authority and by community services quickly redesigning their offer has been heroic.  If you would like to understand the support that is available in your community, feel you know someone who could benefit from it or you would like to volunteer your time you can call the numbers below or visit the websites listed for advice and guidance.

Surrey

Healthy Surrey wellbeing hub

Surrey County Council's Coronavirus support pages

Surrey Community Helpline – 0300 200 1008

  • Open Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm
  • Open Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm.

Farnham Help line - 01252 745446

Action for Carers – Surrey-based support for adult and young carers – Tel: 0303 040 1234

Volunteer with Voluntary Action South West Surrey or Voluntary Support North Surrey

Have your say with Healthwatch Surrey

Hampshire

Hampshire County Council - Connect to Support Hampshire

Wide-ranging information and advice around Hampshire services and the coronavirus.

Hampshire help for the vulnerable – Hantshelp4vunerable

Tel: 0333 370 4000

  • Open 9am – 5pm 7 days a week

Andover Mind – Hampshire-based carers' support and dementia advice service

Princess Royal trust for Carers – Hampshire-based carers' support

Hampshire Young Carers' Alliance - Hart and Rushmoor

Volunteer with Rushmoor Voluntary Services or Hart Voluntary Action

Have your say with Healthwatch Hampshire

East Berkshire

(Choose the local area to you or the person who needs support)

Bracknell Forest

Bracknell Forest Covid-19 community support

Signal 4 Carers - Bracknell Forest support for adults and young carers

Volunteer with Get Involved Bracknell Forest

Have your say with Healthwatch Bracknell Forest

Windsor and Maidenhead

Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead community response

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Windsor and Maidenhead's carers' support is offered by the council. Find more information HERE.

Volunteer with Get Involved WAM

Have your say with Healthwatch Windsor and Maidenhead

Slough

Slough community help

Slough Carers Support - For Adult carers in the slough area or for young carers

Slough Young Carers - For young carers

Volunteer with Slough CVS

Have your say with Healthwatch Slough

Resources for parents and families

Coping guides for young people, parents and carers

Online parent support for parents & carers of 0-18-year-olds

Supporting your child during the pandemic

Family Lives 0808 8002222  provides a parenting advice line

  • 9am-9pm Monday - Friday
  • 10am-3pm Saturday and Sunday

The Healthier Together Website Information has information on Coronavirus in children and how to explain testing to children HERE

Family and relationship concerns - https://www.relate.org.uk/

Domestic Violence

Domestic Abuse National Helpline – 0808 2000 247 – open 24/7

National Centre for Domestic Violence - https://www.ncdv.org.uk/ - Tel No 0844 8044 999

Women’s Aid - Online support available as phoning may be more difficult if having to self-isolate with abuser but incidents likely to increase due to proximity: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support

General advice

Citizens Advice: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

Debt Advice - https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

Drinkline provides free confidential helpline 0300 123 1110 - Monday to Friday 9am-8pm & weekends 11am-4pm

Alcohol & Substance Misuse Alcoholics Anonymous - National Helpline 0800 9177 650

Free confidential helpline around issues regarding drugs - FRANK 0300 123 6600 – 24/7 

Mental Wellbeing - See our dedicated pages