Useful links & contact numbers             

Childline – 0800 1111 Samaritans – support for anyone in crisis. Phone any time on 116 123  or email jo@samaritans.org Information about coronavirus and claiming benefits is available on the Understanding Universal Credit website. This page will be updated regularly. Domestic Violence Hotline – The freephone, … Read More

The Coronavirus Act and the implications for disabled children and their families

The Coronavirus Act 2020 is a temporary law the government has said will help it deal with the current public health crisis due the coronavirus pandemic. Find out more about the implications of the Act in relation to disabled children … Read More

Make caring simpler with the Jointly app by Carers UK

Carers UK have produced a mobile and online app called Jointly. It is designed to help you organise medication, to-do lists and more, all in one place. Read more

Support for Carers during the Covid-19 Outbreak

Carers UK have lots of practical advice and support for Carers, particularly during the Covid-19 outbreak. Read more

Coping with stress and depresssion

Cares UK have advice to help you cope with stress and depression. Read more

Covid-19 and Your Wellbeing – Coping Guides for Children, Young People and Families

The East Berkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group has put together some useful guides to help families and to support children and young people during the coronavirus  outbreak. Read more

How to register as a vulnerable customer and get priority home delivery from supermarkets

As defined by the government, extremely vulnerable people are those with certain condition that put them at higher risk of severe illness from the Covid-19 strain of the cornavirus. This includes people who have had organ transplants, or who have … Read More

Planning for emergencies – Carers UK

Advice and information for carers about creating an emergency plan for the person you care for, including the emergency card scheme. Read more

Guidance for those who provide unpaid care to friends or family

For guidance for those who provide unpaid care to friends or family, please visit the Government website

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