This is a difficult time for lots of individuals and families, the following are details of support services that may be of help. We will update this information as and when we can.
CROYDON FOOD BANK TRUSSELL TRUST: 020 8686 5664 www.croydon.foodbank.org.uk
PURLEY FOOD HUB: 07546 635295 www.purleyfoodhub.net
Link for information offering free broadband offer to vulnerable families: Community Fibre
Help with Childcare Costs:
Government information page click here
Other Sources of Help/Information for Families:
CROYDON DROP IN (CDI) charity supporting young people aged 11 to 25 and families in Croydon http://croydondropin.org.uk
CROYDON VOLUNTARY ACTION: 020 8253 1850 www.cvalive.org.uk: Providing trained volunteers to provide practical support for families
CROYDON COUNCIL DOMESTIC ABUSE ADVICE AND SUPPORT new.croydon.gov.uk/community-and-safety/support-groups-and-advice/domestic-abuse
CROYDON COUNCIL HOUSEHOLD SUPPORT FUND https://www.croydon.gov.uk/benefits/household-support-fund-hsf
FAMILY LIVES: 0808 800 2222 www.familylives.org.uk: Advice for parents on a range of topics, online support
LONDON ASSEMBLY links to organisations that can offer cost of living help/advice www.londongov.uk
MIND IN CROYDON: 020 8662 9383 www.mindincroydon.org.uk: Supporting those with mental health concerns
NIPINTHEBUD information and resources for children with mental health conditions. Click here for useful videos.
NSPCC CROYDON: 020 8253 1850 www.nspcc.org.uk: includes support and information re supporting your children and you through the pandemic
OFF THE RECORD - charity offering support and counselling to children and young people in Croydon www.talkofftherecord.org
UK Trauma Council - help for children and families dealing with trauma and bereavement.
TURN2US: a charity providing information and support when times are tough www.turn2us.org