Help and support

National Organisations providing support during COVID 19:

https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/emergency-food/

https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/

Family Lives – provides information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life. Their helpline number is 0808 800 2222 

Gingerbread – provides single parents with advice and practical support. You can call the Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline on 0808 802 0925 

Relate – provides relationship support, including help for children and young people and help with family life and parenting

Single Parents – provides single parents with help, advice and support

YoungMinds for Parents – provides advice about mental health and behaviour problems in children and young people. You can call the parents’ helpline on 0808 802 5544

Local support groups:

http://www.daymer.org/ – Advice for the Turkish/Kurdish communities during the pandemic.

https://www.family-action.org.uk/ – Financial/emotional support for struggling families and advice for home-schooling during the pandemic.

Hackney Helpline for Coronavirus:

Helpline for those who are socially isolating and potentially cut off from help.

The helpline number is 020 8356 3111 (8am-5pm Monday-Friday).