Helpline numbers and websites

General information and support available

Please click HERE for a list of local and national organisations offering help, advice and assistance to anyone struggling throughout the coronavirus pandemic. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer the details of how you can register are also on this document.

Domestic Abuse Helplines

Incidents of domestic violence have risen significantly during the coronavirus pandemic. Support services are still available for this and you should not hesitate to call if you are a victim of domestic abuse. Please click HERE for the helpline details provided by Derbyshire Police.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Most mental health and counselling services are still operating with a remote service of consultations being provided by video or telephone.  Some services are available online or via an app for your tablet or mobile phone.

Please click HERE for details of mental health service providers.

Befriending Service

Derbyshire Carers have a telephone befriending service available. Please click HERE to see more information on this including contact details.  You can also call them if you are able to offer help making comfort calls to local residents.

Access to Dentistry services

All dentists have been asked to stop routine “face-to-face” dental care but urgent advice and appointments are available.  Please click HERE to see information about accessing dentistry services during the coronavirus pandemic.   

Resources for Children

Please click HERE to go to a list of resources available to help families, children and young people deal with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.  The resources come in various forms and cover many topics including family problems, loneliness, sleep disturbance, increased internet and screen time and boredom. There are also helpline details at the bottom of the page.

Community Newsletters

Please see links below to the latest community newsletters provided by Local and County Councils:

Community Newsletter Bolsover & NEDDC areas – OCT 2020