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ROUTES

OF 

HELP.

EXPLORE HEALTH RESOURCES AVAILABLE IN THE UK.
Counselling

 

Relate

Relate Relationship issues, sexual difficulties, young person's counselling, family issues, separation

Tel: 0300 100 1234

Time available: Mon to Thurs 8 am to 10 am, Fri 8 am to 6 pm, and Sat 9 am to 5 pm.

www.relate.org.uk

How can they help?

Provides relationship counselling to individuals/couples regarding past, current and future relationships, family counselling, young person's counselling, sex therapy and support for those parents who are planning to separate.  Counselling can be arranged face to face, by telephone, by email or via live chat.

 

Dorking Bereavement Group  (Bereavement counselling)

Tel: 01293 447 343

www.brigittetrust.org/new-dorking-bereavement-group-to-launch/

Contact Jude and Julie when someone you know dies including help for children, young people and adults.

 

Cruse (Bereavement counselling)

Tel: 0844 477 9400

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

www.cruse.org.uk

Somewhere to turn to when someone you know dies including help for children and young people.

 

Jigsaw4u - Jigsaw4u us a child-centered charity supporting children and young people through loss and trauma

Tel: 020 8687 1384 - head office

www.jigsaw4u.org.uk

 

 

WAY (Widowed and Young) Foundation - support, advice and friendship to those who have been bereaved of a partner under the age of 50.

Tel: 0870 011 3450

www.wayfoundation.org.uk

 

 

Winston's Wish Charity for Bereaved

Tel: 0845  203 0405

Time available: Mon to Fri 9 am to 5 pm.

www.winstonswish.org.uk

Helps young people adjust to life after the death of a parent or sibling.

 
 
 
Parenting

 

Black Parent Network

blackparentnetwork.ning.com/

 

 

 

Contact a Family Disability Support

Tel: 0808 808 3555

Time available: Mon to Fri 9:30 am to 5 pm.

www.cafamily.org.uk

 

 

Advisory Centre for Education

Tel: 0808 800 5793

Time available: Mon to Thurs 10 am to 1 pm.

www.ace-ed.org.uk

Free and independent advice and information for parents and careers on education and schooling issues including anti bullying, exclusion from school and admissions and appeals.

 

 

 

Family Lives

Tel: 0808 800 2222 or talk online

Time available: 7 am until midnight

www.familylives.org.uk

Information, advice, guidance and support on any aspects of parenting and family life.

 

 

 

Scope

Tel: 0808 800 3333

Time available: Mon to Fri 9 am to 5 pm excluding bank holidays.

www.scope.org.uk

Offer practical support for those living with a disability including information services, education and everyday care.

 
 
Disability

 

Disabled Parents Network

Tel: 0300 330 0639

www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk

Support information and advice for disabled parents/hope to be parents and their families.

 

 

 

Child Maintenance Options

Tel: 0808 988 0988

Time available: Mon to Fri 8 am to 8 pm, Sat 9 am to 4 pm.

www.cmoptions.org

Calculators and information for parents who need help wiht financial support for children when they are separated.

Financial and Legal

 

Step Change - Debt Charity

Tel: 0800 138 1111

Time available: Mon to Fri 8 am to 8 pm, Sat 9 am to 3 pm.

www.cccs.co.uk

Information and help to manage debts, deal with creditors and advice on how to look after money.

 

 

Money advice

Tel: 0300 500 5000

Time available: Mon to Fri 8 am to 8 pm, Sat 9 am to 1 pm.

www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

 

 

 

Community Legal Advice

www.direct.gov.uk

Tools and resources for managing money.   Free legal advice about family issues.

 

 

St Bernard Support (SBS)

s-b-s.org.uk

A charity that provides support and services to people affected by life limiting illnesses such as cancer, heart disease etc.

 
 
 
Health and Wellbeing

 

Mind

Tel: 0300 123 3393

Time available: Mon to Fri 8 am to 6 pm.

www.mind.co.uk

Information advice and support for those experiencing mental distress.  Provides mental health information and legal advice.

 

 

 

Rethink

Tel: 0300 500 0927

Time available: Mon to Fri 10 am to 1 pm.

www.rethink.org

Information and advice on practical problems for anyone affected by mental health problems.

 

 

 

Asperger's/Autism

Tel: 0808 800 4104

Time available: Mon to Fri 10 am to 4 pm. Excluding Banks holidays.

www.autism.org.uk/helpline

The National Autistic Society provide information and support on autism and aspergers syndrome together with a local search on services available to you.

 

 

 

British Dyslexia

Tel: 0845 251 9002

Time available: Fri 10 am to 4 pm. Tues & Weds 5 pm to 7 pm.

www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/

Information and advice surrounding dyslexia issues.

 

 

 

Talking Point (Speech and Language.)

Tel: 020 7843 2544

www.talkingpoint.org.uk

Help, advice and free resources to help parents/carers where a child has difficulties with speech, language and communication.

 
 
 
Addiction

 

Adfam( drug/alcohol)

Tel: 0207 553 7640

www.adfam.co.uk

Provides support to families affected by drug and alcohol use.

 

 

 

Al-Anon (alcohol)

Tel: 0207 403 0888

Time available: everyday from 10 am to 10 pm.

www.al-anon.org.uk

Provides support to those whose lives are or have been affected by someone else's drinking.

 

 

 

AA (alcoholics anonymous)

Tel: 0845 769 7555

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Provides support to those who want help with drink problems.

 

 

 

Action on Addiction

Tel: 0300 330 0659

www.actiononaddiction.org.uk

Information on addictions (drug, alcohol, smoking and other.)

 

 

 

Gamcare (gambling)

Tel: 0808 802 0133

Time available: Everyday 8 am to midnight.

www.gamcare.org.uk

Provides support, information advice to anyone suffering through a gambling problem.

 
 
 
Emergency numbers

 

Domestic violence and abuse

Tel: 0808 801 0427

Time available: Mon, Tues, Weds (10 am to 1 pm & 2 pm to 5 pm)

www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Help for male victims of domestic violence.

 

 

 

NSPCC

Tel Helpline: 0808 800 5000

Tel Childline: 0800 1111

www.nspcc.org.uk/

National Societ for the Protection of Cruelty to Children.  Advice on child abuse, children at risk and parenting.

 

 

Stop it Now

Tel: 0808 100 0900

www.stopitnow.org.uk

Information and support in the prevention of child sexual abuse.  For parents concerned about a child's behaviour, another adult's behaviour or if you have been abused yourself or have abused others.

 

 

Child Exploitation and Online Protection

Tel: 0870 000 3344

www.ceop.org.uk

Provides online safety/protection advice to parents.

 

 

 

Rape and sexual violence

Tel: 0808 802 9999

Time available: Everyday 12pm to 2:30 pm and 7pm  to 9:30 pm

www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Provides information/advice and support via local centres on al forms of sexual violence and abuse.

 

 

Samaritans

Tel: 0845 790 9090

Time available:24 hours service

www.samaritans.org

Confidential helpline providing emotional support for those experiencing any kind of distress.

 

 

Support Groups

 

Topic of Cancer

Tel:  +44 (0)1372 456 025

www.topicofcancer.org.uk/

Support groups for cancer patients and carers

  • Berkshire – Alan Carr, MBE 

  • Cumbria – Brian and Brenda Nicholls 

  • Devon – Sue and Ivan Godfrey

  • East Surrey – Kim Ronaldson 

  • Essex – Richard Large 

  • Kent – Norman and Terri Davidson

  • Middlesex – Yogesh Teli and Vipul Tanna

  • South Yorkshire – Denton Wilson 

  • Sussex – Kate Michell

  • West Surrey – Mark Cole

  • Wiltshire – Jim and Ruth Laing

  • Edinburgh – Marian Anderson 

  • Belfast – Diana and Julius Ceasar

  

 

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