Support Helplines & Organisations
If you do find you or your child is struggling emotionally, please reach out to us for support and we can and will help you.
However, here are some links that you may find helpful.
https://www.samaritans.org/ Confidential emotional support. Call or text free 116 123
https://kooth.com/ Confidential and free online support
https://www.childline.org.uk/ Free and confidential 0800 1111
CarersBucks - Dedicated to supporting Carers - www.carersbucks.org
If you are a carer who is struggling to cope in the current circumstances, please don’t suffer in silence. There is a lot of help out there. Local charity Carers Bucks offers support to carers of all ages and has information and advice around coronavirus.
Local community hubs are also able to offer support and assistance however it’s needed from food supplies to delivering medicines and much more. You can call CarersBucks on 01296 383 204 if you are concerned about a vulnerable person you care for or if you’re worried about a family member, friend or neighbour.
The link shown below has been produced by a Thames Valley Schools Officer. The content covers domestic violence where PC MASSIE gives advice on what to do if children are affected by domestic violence.
Family Support in the Community
A family support group in the community, offering ways to support families, can be found here. https://www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/kb5/buckinghamshire/fsd/parent.page?parentchannel=24
Claiming benefits, including a link to how to apply for Local Emergency Support, click here: https://www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/business-and-benefits/apply-for-local-emergency-support/