Whilst we can’t be here for you physically we’ll keep sharing information that we find about online support. We hope it is of good quality, and we’ll do our very best to be sure it’s useful and relevant to our service users, their families, friends and our partners.

Anxiety and Social Support

Anxiety UK are running online support groups and webinar’s. They also have lots of blogs including how to deal with anxiety while social distancing. https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/coronanxiety-support-resources/

Therapy for You run online therapy video therapy courses which are used by the NHS. This includes CBT- based video courses designed to improve mental health. https://www.therapyforyou.co.uk/

The Drighlington Health Hub are running free online group counselling. The sessions are for 90 minutes, and will run for 10 sessions. To take part in the sessions clients would need to have internet access and download Zoom (https://zoom.us/). To access the groups complete the online enquiry form found  https://drighlingtonhealthhub.co.uk/contact-us. The initial group timetable is Mondays 10.00am till 11:30 am, Wednesdays 7pm till 8 30pm and Thursdays 7pm till 8:30pm. More online here.

Altzheimer’s Society United Against Dementia have a helpline if you or someone you care for are worried about coronavirus and need support and advice, call their Dementia Connect support line on 0333 150 3456. Find our more about support for people with dementia in this time of crisis online here.

COVID-19: guidance for domestic abuse safe accommodation provision Guidance for providers of safe accommodation with support for victims of domestic abuse and their children.  Download guidance here.

Leeds Food Aid Network (FAN) exists to help bring different people, initiatives and institutions together who are involved in tackling food poverty in the city of Leeds. Food provision is changing every day so for the latest information visit the News section of the FAN website here.

Take care, stay healthy and stay happy,