Click here to view telephone numbers and links to a range of support and services available, some of which are also detailed in other sections of our pages. You can also request help through the GOV.UK link here
Please click the link for up-to-date information regarding local foodbanks: https://leedssouthandeast.foodbank.org.uk/news/
Leeds City Council: helpline - 0113 3781877. Click here for website.
Kirklees Council: - Click here for website.
Wakefield Council: - Click here for website.
Click here to view ten tips for parents and carers during uncertain times. There is also a full guide available - click here. If you would like to complete the free Triple P online parenting course, please contact us by email so that we can arrange a login for you: firstname.lastname@example.org For more details about Triple P, you can access their website here
The disability equality charity in England and Wales - providing practical information and emotional support when it's most needed. Campaigning to create a fairer society. The site has been updated to include a coronavirus support and advice section - click here
TouchBase is a Community Interest Company (not for profit) that supports all those impacted by adverse childhood experiences to function well at home, school and in their wider communities. Click here to view top tips during lockdown. Further support and signposting can be accessed here.
This is a group which meets on the first Tuesday after every half term at The School House, Westerton Primary Academy. Click here for full details. *Please note that the next group meeting date has not been set yet due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
The programme will provide early intervention to those families who may have a range of barriers that can impact on social inclusion and provide opportunities to move into employment - click here
Home-Start offer a unique service that helps families who are experiencing difficulties while bringing up young children - click here
Information, guidance and support services to help parents to achieve a positive outcome for their children following a family breakdown - click here
National charity which champions the role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives – especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances - click here
Information, advice and support for parents re internet use - click here
Leeds Domestic Violence Service - 0113 246 0401 (24 hours)
Leeds Women's Aid - as above.
Update: 01/04/20 - Women’s Aid is continuing to provide the following services:
The Survivors’ Forum is an online resource for survivors of domestic abuse. The Survivors’ forum can be accessed 24/7. This is a place where survivors can support each other and share their experiences. Women’s Aid Live Chat is currently available Monday to Friday 10am-12pm. This could be a way to access some support; particularly if it may be unsafe to make a telephone call. Women’s Aid Email Service is still operating and can also provide support. For detailed information about national and local support services go to: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/
Refuge - for women and children experiencing domestic abuse - 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)
Behind Closed Doors - supporting people in Leeds whose lives have been affected by domestic violence & abuse - 0113 246 0401
Karma Nirvana - supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage - 0800 5999 247 (Mon-Fri 9-5 or 999 if in immediate danger)
Shantona Women's Centre - inspiring women, strengthening families, building communities - 0113 249 7120
Galop (for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people) - LGBT & anti-violence charity - 0800 999 5428
Respect Men’s Advice Line - for male victims of domestic abuse - 0808 801 0327 (9-8 Mon & Wed, 9-5 Tue, Thur & Fri)
Rape Crisis (England and Wales)- support for women and girls who have experienced sexual abuse, rape and all forms of sexual violence - 0808 802 9999, live chat helpline.
Getaway Girls - support for girls aged 11-25 - empowering young women - 0113 240 5894