Family support during lockdown

LOCKDOWN FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

Bereavement Support: 

Grief Encounter – supporting bereaved children and young people: https://www.griefencounter.org.uk/

Winston’s Wish: https://www.winstonswish.org/

Child Bereavement uk:  https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

Online Support/ Apps: SHOUT: crisis textline. Text Shout to 85258 

Shout 85258 is the UK’s first free, confidential, 24/7 text support service. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and need mental health support. https://www.giveusashout.org/

Kooth App: Kooth is your online mental wellbeing community. Access free, safe and anonymous support.https://www.kooth.com/

Think Ninja APP: About ThinkNinja. Empowering children and young people to build resilience, manage their emotional health and to fulfil their potential.

https://www.healios.org.uk/services/thinkninja1 

What is See, Hear, Respond?

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/support-hub/emotional-wellbeing

See, Hear, Respond is a coalition of charities, led by Barnardo’s, providing services to children across England offering support for children and families who have been the most impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Domestic Violence: 

https://www.ncdv.org.uk/  National Centre for Domestic Violence 

https://www.solacewomensaid.org/solace-therapeutic-services  

Domestic Violence Support for women and children:

Ascent Counselling service: 020 7619 1360 call 10 am – 1 pm  Mon – Fri 

https://mensadviceline.org.uk/ Support for men who are victims of Domestic Violence 

Disaility:

Charities who specialise in supporting CYP and their families with disabilities or additional needs. This applies to families who have a child/YP with a disability or additional need, not for families whose adults have a disability.

Charity name: Contact

https://contact.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/support-for-families/

They have telephone and chat support amongst other types of support for families.

Charity name: Sibs

https://www.sibs.org.uk/

They specialise in supporting the siblings of CYP with disabilities and additional needs.