Where to go for more support
Public Health England have put together a guidance document for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. To access, please click on the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak
Coronavirus in other languages:
The Government have created resource materials about the Coronavirus advice in different languages. Please click on the link below to access the resources.
Alongside this, we have collated a list of services and support that you may wish to access by clicking on the links below.
Kettering Food Banks
Please find attached below, the updated list of food banks in Kettering.
If you find yourself in crisis or need support with your mental health in the evening and/or at the weekend, then please download the Mind Cafés document. This document outlines the days, times and locations of when the cafes are open for you to speak to a have professional mental health worker.
Children and families service finder
This is a great link to to search for providers of family-related services across the county.
Family Lives is a charity that helps parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. Their role is to support individuals in the family to achieve the best relationships possible with the children that you care about.
Cafcass stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.
Cafcass represents children in family court cases in England. They put children’s needs, wishes and feelings first, making sure that children’s voices are heard at the heart of the family court setting, and that decisions are made in their best interests.
Domestic Abuse Support:
Eve is a Christian domestic abuse charity based in Northamptonshire. They are committed to transforming lives affected by domestic abuse. They provide a safe place in our refuge for women and their children who have escaped from domestic abuse. They also provide a domestic abuse recovery programme for women and children to heal, recover and rebuild their lives after the trauma of domestic abuse.
Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS) is an organisation that helps and supports the victims of domestic abuse.
Other useful support networks:
Kettering Borough Council 01536 410333 then ask for Department you want
Accommodation Concern 01536 416560 deals with benefits, potential homelessness and housing advice/issues
Kettering DWP 0800 1690 190
The Resource Centre at Grange Community Centre offers advice on Benefits, debt management and utilities 01536 534247
Citizens Advice in Kettering based at Kettering Borough Council contact 01536 482281 Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm (Appt only)
NSPCC - https://www.nspcc.org.uk/