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Local Advice

Citizens Advice Harrow

Temporarily stopping face to face service due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Telephone : 0808 250 5705 (freephone) available…

Monday & Tuesday 9:30am-3:30pm
Thursday & Friday 9:30am-1:00pm

Webchat : https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/aboutus/contact-us/web-chat-service/ available…
Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm

Email : advice@citizensadviceharrow.org.uk

Self Help : www.citizensadviceharrow.org.uk

Emergency Food Help

For Harrow Residents – Harrow Council Helpline 020 8901 2698

For Harrow Residents – https://helpharrow.org/

For Harrow Residents – Harrow Foodbank locations (to redeem a voucher) https://harrow.foodbank.org.uk/locations/
Trussell Trust Harrow Foodbank distribution centre at Rayners Lane Baptist Church
The distribution hours will be every Saturday 10am – 12pm.

For Hillingdon Residents – Hillingdon Foodbank locations (to redeem a voucher) https://hillingdon.foodbank.org.uk/locations/

Food surplus distributor – http://www.bestbefore.org.uk/portal/

Financial Help

For Harrow Residents http://www.harrow.gov.uk/hardshipfund

For Harrow Residents https://www.harrow.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/support-residents

For Hillingdon Residents https://www.hillingdon.gov.uk/community-support#community%20support

For Hillingdon Residents – https://www.h4all.org.uk/

National Support Services

The Find an Adviser tool allows you to search for sources of information and advice on benefits, housing, jobs, legal issues and other practical help.

Turn2Us Grants Search https://grants-search.turn2us.org.uk/

Grants for families in financial hardship – https://www.logcabin.org.uk/?q=blog/grants-families-financial-hardship

Mental Health

Anxiety UK
A charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon to Fri, 9:30am to 5:30pm)
Website: anxietyuk.org.uk

Bipolar UK
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
Website: bipolar.org.uk

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Website: calmzone.net

Men’s Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Website: menshealthforum.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Website: mentalhealth.org.uk

Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm)
Website: mind.org.uk

No Panic
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.
Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

OCD Action
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments
Phone: 0845 120 3778 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)
Website: ocduk.org

Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: 0800 068 4141 (Mon to Fri, 10am to 5pm & 7 to 10pm. Weekends 2 to 5pm)
Website: papyrus-uk.org

Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon to Fri, 9:30am to 4pm)
Website: rethink.org

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24 hour helpline)
Website: samaritans.org

Offering a limited service
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Email: support@sane.org.uk
Textcare: comfort and care via text message: sane.org.uk/textcare
Peer support forum: sane.org.uk/supportforum
Website: sane.org.uk/support

Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon to Fri, 9:30am to 4pm)
Website: youngminds.org.uk

Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling)

Alcoholics Anonymous
Phone: 0845 769 7555 (24-hour helpline)
Website: alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Gamblers Anonymous
Website: gamblersanonymous.org.uk

Narcotics Anonymous
Phone: 0300 999 1212 (daily 10am to midnight)
Website: ukna.org

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Abuse Helpline
phone: 0808 200 0247

Galop (for the LGBTQ community)
phone: 0800 999 5428
message on Facebook

Men’s Advice Line
phone: 0808 801 0327
message on Facebook

phone: 0808 802 4040
message on Facebook

Other national support services

Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for children (24-hour helpline) 0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
Website: nspcc.org.uk

Refuge (domestic violence)
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)
Website: refuge.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Phone: 0300 222 1122 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm. Weekends, 10am to 4pm)
Website: alzheimers.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0844 477 9400 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)
Website: crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Rape Crisis
Phone: 0808 802 9999 (daily, 12 to 2:30pm, 7 to 9:30pm)
Website: rapecrisis.org.uk

Victim Support
Phone: 0808 168 9111 (24 hour helpline)
Website: victimsupport.org

Beat (eating disorders)
Phone: 0808 801 0677 (adults) or 0808 801 0711 (for under 18s)
Website: beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

Mencap (learning disabilities)
Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)
Website: mencap.org.uk/

Family Lives (parenting)
Advice on all aspects of parenting including dealing with bullying.
Phone: 0808 800 2222 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 9pm. Sat and Sun, 10am to 3pm)
Website: familylives.org.uk

Relate (relationships)
The UK’s largest provider of relationship support.
Website: relate.org.uk