Here are some other organisations that may be able to offer you some help.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT IN YOUR AREA
VAS – VOLUNTARY ACTION SHEFFIELD.
Community hubs can provide help with shopping and errands during COVID-19. https://www.vas.org.uk/sheffield-covid-support-map/ Details support offered by street level groups such as mutual aid, and community hubs. Phone 0114 253 6600 or email [email protected]
SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL COMMUNITY SUPPORT
https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/your-city-council/coronavirus-support-for-people#childcare COVID-19 community helpline. Contact them for support for help with tasks such as shopping, medication and social contact on 0114 273 4567
ADDITIONAL HELP WITH FOOD
A volunteer-powered community hub in the heart of Sheffield providing food and support to members of the public, aiming to help the most at-risk and isolated in the community, and those who might not normally need support with essentials quickly. https://www.foodhallproject.org/
Isolation Food Pack Helpline 0114 303 6040 Mon – Fri 10:00 – 16:00
THE FOOD WORKS
https://thefoodworks.org/ Allows anyone who visits their market to pick up two shops. This allows for people to pick up food for themselves and one other person who can’t collect themselves. A shop is either a box of pre-selected food items, or a selection of 4 meals. Cost is £1.00 plus a donation. Phone 07542 379246.
OTHER SUPPORT AGENCIES
Get advice about BENEFITS, DEBT, HEALTH, HOUSING, WORK, FAMILY MATTERS
Adviceline 03444 113 111 Mon – Fri 10am to 4pm
Email [email protected]
(they will phone or email back) or text ‘Advice’ to 60060
Sheffield Samaritans Outreach team offer a safe place where you can talk about your worries and concerns in confidence without being judged or told what to do. Phoning 116 123 is free (or email on [email protected]). Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
FITZWILLIAM CENTRE – SUBSTANCE MISUSE SERVICES
0114 3050500, Fitzwilliam Centre, 143-145 Fitzwilliam St , Sheffield, S1 4JP
WEB SITE http://www.shsc.nhs.uk/
Offers assessment, support and interventions to those aged 18yrs+ using any opiate or non-opiate drug, or experiencing problems with alcohol.
DOMESTIC ABUSE – SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
A range of services available locally for women who are victims or survivors of domestic abuse. Ring the Helpline on 0808 808 2241 for advice and support, to find out which services can help and to get in touch with other services. Or you can contact organisations directly. In an emergency ring 999.
MIND – For better mental health
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems. Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm). www.mind.org.uk
NHS – EVERY MIND MATTERS
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. We have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.
ACADEMY OF MONEY from MoneySavingExpert
This free course, run by the Open University, is designed to help you manage your money in the longer term. Packed with videos, audios, quizzes and activities, the course covers all the key aspects of personal finance in six sessions of study that each take around two hours to complete.