Shropshire support links
Shropshire Council Coronavirus Helpline: 0345 678 9028. Advice on all non-health COVID related enquiries including housing, child and adult welfare, council tax and benefits, schools and education and bereavement.
Money, utilities & housing
Citizens Advice Shropshire Free Phone Line: 0344 499 1100. Confidential advice and help to solve problems with debt, benefits, housing, legal matters, employment and immigration.
Citizens Advice Universal Credit helpline: 0800 144 8444.
Fair Share: 01743 240403 fairshare.uk.com: An ethical, not for profit community bank.
Just Credit Union: 01743 252325 justcreditunion.org: An ethical, not for profit community bank.
Keep Shropshire Warm Phone: 0800 112 3743. Advice and grants for people struggling with heat and energy bills.
Money Saving Expert: moneysavingexpert.com: Financial advice website.
NILS: 01584 811512 nils.org.uk: No interest loan scheme.
Shropshire Council Local Support and Prevention Fund helpline: 0345 678 9078. Provides essential basic living support such as food, gas and electricity.
Shropshire Council Housing Support helpline: 0345 678 9005. Support on all housing matters particularly rentals and homelessness.
Turn2us: 0808 802 2000 turn2us.org.uk Advice on benefits and grants.
Shropshire Larder: shropshirelarder.org.uk Information on low cost and free food in Shropshire.
Mind: 0300 123 3393 or text 86463
Shropshire Mind: 01743 368847
NHS Crisis Mental Health Team: 0300 124 0315.
Samaritans Helpline: 116 123. A 24hr service to talk about any concerns or worries.
Childline: 0800 1111. Listening and wellbeing support for anyone under the age of 25.
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000. firstname.lastname@example.org Helpline if you are worried about a child’s safety.
A4U: 01743 539201: Information, legal advice
Carers UK: 0808 808 7777 email@example.com Support and advice for people caring for a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill.
Shropshire Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0300 303 1191
National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247
West Mercia Women’s Aid: 0800 783 1359
Women’s Aid: womensaid.org.uk/information-support Live online chat for women experiencing domestic abuse.
Age UK Shropshire Telford and Wrekin: 01743 233123. Confidential advice for older people, their families and carers on social care, legal and income issues, befriending, and staying warm and safe.
Silverline: 0800 470 8090. Information, friendship and advice for older people.