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COVID-19 Support

Parents/Carers

Below is a list of helpful contacts that may help support at times of crisis:

Urgent mental health helpline:
   Tel. 0121 262 3555. (Open 24 hours, 7 days a week and can be used whether you are known to the service or not.)
Foodbanks
Domestic Violence: Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid
   Tel. 0808 800 0028 Open 7 days a week 9.15am – 5.15pm (closed bank holidays)

Early help in the city for young people and families:

Kooth - online chat, resources and direct help for 10-25yr olds)
Pause - mental health and emotional wellbeing support.  Register and request support online via their website or call their registration line on 0207 841 4470.


Coronavirus Support Hub

Domestic abuse support services:

National Domestic Abuse Helpline: Tel. 0808 2000 247
Refuge: Tel. 0808 2000 247


Mental health support services:

• Anxiety UK: Tel. 03444 775 774
• Mind: Tel. 0300 123 3393
• Samaritans: Tel. 116 123

Bereavement support:

• NHS bereavement helpline: Tel.  0800 2600 400
• National Bereavement Partnership: Tel. 0800 448 0800

Debt and Financial support services:

• Step Change: Tel. 0800 138 1111
• National Debtline: Tel. 0808 808 4000
• The Salvation Army: Tel. 0121 206 2770

Cancer support services:

• Macmillan: Tel. 0808 808 00 00
• Cancer Help UK: Tel. 0808 800 404

Housing support services:

• Shelter: Tel. 0808 800 4444
• Crisis: Tel. 0121 348 7950