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Help Groups

Here is a list of local and national help groups. 

For overall government news and information about Covid 19, please go to https://www.gov.uk/search/news-and-communications

UNIVERSAL CREDIT GUIDE: https://www.jobcentrenearme.com/universal-credit/

Frequently Asked Questions about some of the latest announced measures are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do

Prescription and Food deliveries:

Find a councillor on this page

Framlingham Hour Community: Telephone: 01728 440511

HOT MEALS ON WHEELS: For daily meals on wheels service: Phone: Crown Hotel – 01728 440522

Those with anxiety/worries and personal concerns:

Rev. Martin Percival from Dennington St Mary's Church

Framlingham Worry Tree: Telephone: 01728 440533

Domestic Violence and Abusehttps://www.leewaysupport.org/

Age UK Suffolk has closed. To find information and help on care for the elderly, please click on this link: https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/age-uk-suffolk/


NSFT First response: Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has launched their First Response helpline. The helpline is staffed by trained mental health professionals who will be able to listen to concerns and help people get the support they need. Call 24/7 on 0808 196 3494.

Find more information visit: https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Find-help/Pages/Helpline.aspx

Mental Health Tips: Every mind matters have published 10 top tips for people who are worried about coronavirus; www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-anxiety-tips/

Suffolk Family Support Office: Offer a telephone service to any families who are struggling with the social isolation brought about by COVID19: 07920 088660 / 07880 149865

Suffolk based: Parents and Carers Together PACT – www.parentsandcarerstogether.co.uk

Find help with childhood bereavement: http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/help-around-a-death/covid-19.aspx

Business Owners:


Federation of Small Businesses in East Anglia: In this short video from the Federation of Small Businesses in East Anglia, explains the help they can offer to Suffolk businesses impacted by Covid-19. https://twitter.com/suffolkcc/status/12503731728070410



Educational Resources:

Educational Resources 

Learnyay: for Adult Education: https://www.learnyay.co.uk/  How to find places for additional qualifications.

Money Worries:

https://www.turn2us.org.uk/ An organization to help with poverty in the UK

https://www.leistoncab.org/ Citizens Advice based in Leiston. Click link for information on phone numbers, etc.


The Parish Council has no direct connection with any of the above organisations or groups (other than Parish Councillors and volunteers).