LOOKING FOR HELP DURING CORONAVIRUS?

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We know times are tough right now. If you are looking for a bit of extra advice or support, the Scottish Government has compiled a list of trusted sources. You are not in this alone. Please do not be afraid to ask for help or advice.

National Assistance Helpline

To help people at increased risk access essential help if they do not have family or other support.
Call: 0800 111 4000
Text phone service: 0800 111 4114
(Open office hours Monday to Friday)


Health
www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus
0800 028 2816 for general information only
NHS 24:
Call 111 if symptoms worsen or if fever for 7+ days
Shielding local support:
www.gov.scot/covid-shieldingcontacts

Feeling anxious or depressed?
NHS Inform:
www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus-mental-wellbeing
NHS 24: Call 111
www.clearyourhead.scot
Breathing Space:
www.breathingspace.scot
0800 83 85 87
Scottish Association for Mental Health
0344 800 0550
info@samh.org.uk
Samaritans Scotland Helpline:
116 123 / jo@samaritans.org

Advice for pregnant women
www.nhsinform.scot/ready-steady-baby or contact your midwife if concerned.


Social welfare and financial help
Citizens Advice Scotland:
www.cas.org.uk
0800 028 1456

Struggling with energy bills?
Home Energy Scotland:
0808 808 2282

Consumer issues
Advice Direct Scotland:
www.coronavirusadvice.scot
0808 800 9060

Employment rights advice
www.acas.org.uk
Helpline: 0300 123 1100
Your rights at work
www.stuc.org.uk
0141 337 8100

For business support
www.findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/coronavirus-advice
Helpline: 0300 303 0660

Advice for parents
www.parentclub.scot/coronavirus
Parentline Scotland:
08000 28 22 33
The Money Talk Team:
0800 085 7145

Information for young people
www.young.scot/coronavirus

Information for older people
www.agescotland.org.uk
0800 12 44 222

Dementia – Alzheimer Scotland
www.alzscot.org
Helpline: 0808 808 3000

Scottish Autism Advice Line
www.scottishautism.org
01259 222022

Easy-read coronavirus guidance
www.scld.org.uk/information-on-coronavirus
Helpline: 0141 248 3733

Helping in your community
www.readyscotland.org

Domestic Abuse Helpline
www.safer.scot
Helpline: 0800 027 1234

Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk
Helpline: 08088 01 03 02