If you find yourself or your family needing support some of the following numbers and links may be helpful.
- Urgent mental health help line: ring 0121 262 3555 for advice and support. This line is available 24 hours, 7 days a week and can be used whether you are known to the service or not
- Foodbanks: https://www.findfoodbanksbrum.org.uk/project_category/food-banks/
- Domestic Violence: Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid www.bswaid.org
Helpline: 0808 800 0028. Open 7 days a week 9.15am – 5.15pm (closed bank holidays)
- From Birmingham with Love - Help for families. Here are some of our partners’ most used services and support, which might help to make life a little bit easier https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/downloads/download/3595/from_birmingham_with_love_-_downloadable_flyer There are also translated versions available.
- Citizens Advice Bureau - 03444 77 1010 (Information Helpline) 9.30 - 16.30 Monday to Friday Ground Floor Gazette Buildings 168 Corporation Street B4 6TF
For Children and Young People
- Kooth: www.kooth.com (Online chat, resources and direct help for 10-25yr olds)
- Childline: When you call on 0800 1111 you’ll get through to a counsellor, they’re there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about. Or you can have a 1-2-1 counsellor chat online www.childline.org.uk
- Pause (Mental health and emotional wellbeing support): to register and request support online via https://www.forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk/services/13-pause or call the registration line 0207 841 4470.