Do you need support?
If you live in the South Yorkshire region and require support, please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let you know what is currently available.
If you would like support or want to refer someone, please contact us on the email above to request more information about the next steps.
We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
National and Local Resources:
Women's Aid have a list of useful information on their pages: WomensAid.org.uk/useful-links/
Please see DACT if you are in the Sheffield area: DACT (Sheffield Domestic Abuse Co-Ordination Team)
See Rehouse to Rehome for assistance with household goods and furniture: https://www.rehousetorehome.org/
In the Yorkshire area, IDAS is for anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence: https://www.idas.org.uk/
COVID-19 related resources:
With some help from our counsellor Heidi, we have put together some resources which might provide useful during these unprecedented and difficult times:
The app 'Insight Timer' is free and hosts thousands of different meditations, mindfulness practices, bedtime stories (for children and adults) and talks to help relieve anxiety and boost wellbeing.
Capacitar have an emergency toolkit that contains some useful practices for adults and children alike. Please see https://capacitar.org/wp-content/uploads/EngCapEmergKit.pdf for more information.
Shout - UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks and for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Also visit https://www.giveusashout.org/ for more information.
Kooth is an app for any of our service users, or women in general with teens who are struggling. The teens can use apps such as Kooth which offers free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. https://www.kooth.com/
For woman with younger children, Stop, Breathe & Think has an app which helps kids discover their superpowers of quiet, focus and peaceful sleep with our an easy-to-use app. See https://www.stopbreathethink.com/kids/
CBeebies also do ten minute craft ideas and you can find various lessons with celebrities on youtube.
Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty:
At Psychology Tools, they have put together an easy-to-use and FREE guide to help you to manage your worry and anxiety in these uncertain times.
The guide (see document to the right) was developed by Dr Matthew Whalley & Dr Hardeep Kaur, and includes both information and exercises.