Support for families over closure period
Please see below for a list of local agencies that can offer support, should you need it;
Clacton Food Bank - currently open and the intention is for it to remain open but if it does close, this will be added to the home page of their website.
A number of agencies hold vouchers including social services, Jaywick Neighbourhood Centre and Clacton job centre. School also hold vouchers and you can contact Mrs Jones, Mrs Finney or Mrs Davidson via email@example.com and we will make contact with you to discuss how we can support with this.
Tendring Baby Bank - has items such a second hand clothes, and prams but also can provide nappies, wipes and milk depending on what has been donated.
Families in Focus - Support for families who have a child with additional needs
Essex Carers' Support - help for people who are caring for a family member
The Samaritans - helpline for people who need to talk, manned by volunteers
Call: 116123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mind – useful can be found at -
Essex Social Services
Adults - 0345 603 7630
Children - 0345 603 7627
Crime Stoppers – 24-hour domestic violence helpline, run in partnership with Women’s Aid and Refuge.
Tel: 0800 555 111
Safer Places – Domestic Abuse Support services
Tel: 0330 102 5811 or email email@example.com
Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing: https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-information-for-children/
Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing: https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/
Carers UK - Guidance for carers: https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19