Community support

Foodbanks

Norwich Foodbank

Henderson Business Centre,

51 Ivy Road,

Norwich

NR5 8BF

PHONE: 01603 251733

EMAIL: admin@norwich.foodbank.org.uk

Mental Health – help in coping with Coronavirus (FREE)

Mind is a mental health charity that provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding

Since 1949, the Mental Health Foundation has been the UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what they do, they aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.

Legal Rights, Employment and Sick Pay (FREE):

Citizens Advice believes no one should have to face problems without good quality, independent advice. Citizens Advice offers independent and impartial advice about things like employment law, benefits, sick pay, family law and consumer rights. They offer this through online support, phone services and face-to-face support.

Health information about Coronavirus

How do I explain Coronavius to my children and help them stop worrying? – See here for a really helpful explanation, developed by child psychologists

Text: 07480 635 060

ChatHealth is a confidential text messaging service that enables children and young people (aged 11-19) to contact their local public health nursing (school nursing) team. It offers advice about all aspects of teen health including lifestyle, relationships, healthy eating, bullying, smoking, alcohol and other substances.

This service is provided by Norfolk Children & Young People’s Health Services for young people aged 11-19. You will get a reply within 24 hours from an NHS School Nurse between 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).

NHS Official support website here

HM Government advice website here

Education and Exams Information

Official exam advice (from Ofqual) here