Carers Smart – Offers, benefits and discounts for Carers, people with care needs, staff and volunteers https://www.carersmart.org/

 

Charity Workers Discount – Discounts, cashback and vouchers for Charity Workers and Volunteers https://www.charityworkerdiscounts.com/

 

Derby and Derbyshire NHS - NHS Derby & Derbyshire Emotional Health & Wellbeing toolkit Health and Wellbeing toolkit

 

Working Families - Free helpline for parents & carers on employment rights and in-work benefits working families

 

Hearing Help - Supporting the Hearing Impaired, they are available for telephone support including weekly safe and well checks, befriending, advice and information and have a 24 hour voicemail service.  01773 570 976 . https://hearinghelpuk.uk/

 

National Autistic Society - have lots of useful information https://www.autism.org.uk/

 

Alzheimer’s Society -  dementia talking point https://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/

 

Resources and help for young people and parents 

 

Young Minds - Feeling concerned or overwhelmed by the news is understandable, especially if you are struggling with your mental health or you have a physical illness. It might be that you’re anxious about your own health, the health of someone in your family. Young Minds have some steps easy to use steps for you to take if you are feeling anxious.

Parents can email parensts@youngminds.org or call the helpline 08088025544

 

Kooth - Kooth is an online support service for young people aged 10-24

 

Childline - Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the UK

Childline also has a Calm Zone which is a tool box page that offers lots of ways to feel calmer. It’s about finding what works for you. They feature breathing exercises, activities, games and videos to help let go of stress.

 

Safespeak - Safespeak offer counselling services for children

01332349177

 

Family Lives - Family lives can provide local support regarding all aspects of parenting including mental health support

Helpline: 0808800222

 

CAMHS - Wealth of resources to help deal with children and teens mental health. “On my mind” website aiming to empower children and young adults to make informed choices about their mental health support.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

 

Gingerbread - Gingerbread offer support for single parents

 

Bereavement - https://www.winstonswish.org and https://www.childbereavement.org

 

Distraction and home-schooling - https://www.allinonehomeschool.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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