Update from Hampshire County Council
Local authorities across Hampshire, including the County Council and all the districts and boroughs, have joined forces with the county’s community and voluntary sector, to ensure vulnerable people are able to access the support they need during the coming weeks.
A new helpline is up and running for frail or vulnerable residents who do not have support from families, friends or their local community, and who need urgent assistance with essential food or household supplies, collection of medication, or who are at risk of loneliness.
You can contact the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hampshire Helpline –Hantshelp4vulnerable – on 0333 370 4000. The helpline is available seven days a week, 9am-5pmIf you are deaf or hard of hearing and need support, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or send a text
to 07507 309322.
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Advice about Children and Young People
CYP Crisis Line Hampshire & IOW
Havant and East Hants Mind are excited to share with you that we have launched a Freephone Crisis Line for young people aged 11-17 years old living in Hampshire & Isle of Wight (excluding Portsmouth & Southampton).
The crisis line will provide immediate access to safe and confidential support for young people who are experiencing difficulty with their mental health. We will provide crisis de-escalation, healthy coping skills and signposting to useful website and app resources.
The service launched on Monday 4th May 2020, and is available on:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3pm – 8:30pm.
Freephone: 0300 303 1590.
Help for partially sighted or Blind people during Corona Virus
Help for the Deaf during Corona Virus
For guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak CLICK HERE
We provide support to people with common mental health problems in North East Hampshire and Farnham including timely treatment for perinatal and military veteran referrals.
COVID-19 – How to look after your mental health
23.4.2020 – COVID-19 Advice from Citizens Advice Bureau