Support over Christmas

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Support over Christmas

Hopefully, you will have a great Christmas break and enjoy the holidays, however, there will be some families out there who might need some support over the Christmas period – I am attaching and copying some numbers that might be useful to you, or anyone else, over the Christmas break:

Beeston, Cottingley and Middleton Cluster Letter:

December 2021

As many services and agencies are closing over the Christmas period we wanted to contact you to offer some suggestions about where you could access support and advice during that time.  Most services will be closed from Friday 17th December 2021 until Tuesday 4th January 2022, including much of the BCM Cluster team. If you feel you need any support over Christmas here are some key contacts.

  • Children’s Social Work Service: Public contact number: 0113 222 4403.
  • Mindmate SPA: 0300 5550324
  • Teen Connect Helpline: 0808 8001212 (6pm-2am) 07715 661559 (text)
  • The Market Place: 0113 2461659
  • Childline: 0800 1111 (Freephone)
  • Accident and Emergency at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI)
  • Police on 999 in an emergency or 101 for non-emergencies
  • 112: For all emergency services
  • NHS helpline: 111
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0800 970 2070 (24 hours a day – freephone)
  • Leeds Domestic Violence Service: 0113 2460401 (24 hours a day)
  • Samaritans: 116 123 (24 hours a day – freephone from any phone)
  • Trussell Trust Food Bank: Various locations 0808 208 2138
  • Hamara Food Bank 0113 2773330
  • Family Action: FamilyLine: 0808 802 6666 or 07537 404282 (text)
  • Welfare support: 0113 3760330 Weekdays 9am to 5pm
  • Housing Leeds: Middleton 0113 3784446 Beeston 0113 535 1600

Or visit the following relevant websites:

Mindmate:  https://www.mindmate.org.uk/

Teen Connect: https://www.lslcs.org.uk/services/connect-helpline/teen-connect/

The Market Place: www.themarketplaceleeds.org.uk

Kooth: www.kooth.com

NSPCC: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Leeds Domestic Violence support: https://ldvs.uk/

Or search the following apps:

Headspace

Calm harm

We wish you a happy and healthy Christmas.

Best Wishes

Christmas Support Services December 2021Beeston, Cottingley and Middleton (BCM) – Cluster Team