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Useful services

Where to get support during school closures

Emergency Contacts  

Organisation  What do they offer?  Contact Details 
Children's Services Emergency safeguarding 0208 379 2536 (Referrals)
Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Onward referrals to Early Help or Social Services 0208 379 5555
Samaritans Crisis mental health support 116 123
Childline Support for children and young people 0800 1111
National Centre for Domestic Violence Providing emergency injunctions within two weeks of police involvements

0207 186 8270

0800 970 2070 (Option 1)

Solace Domestic abuse helpline 0808 802 5565
Mankind Helping men escape domestic abuse 01823 334244 
Out of hours mental health support Emergency mental health support. This service operates 24 hours a day. 020 8702 3800
Crisis resolution Enfield Intensive mental health care in people’s homes 020 8702 3800
Child Law Advice Advice on legal matters to do with child and family law E-mails preferred due to COVID-19 0300 330 5480 
Cheviots Cheviots Children's Disability Service is a multi-agency service for children and young people with learning, sensory and physical disabilities in the London Borough of Enfield  02083664203
SCAN  The Service for Children & Adolescents with Neurodevelopmental disorders  020 8702 5160
ILDS Integrated Learning Disability Service for Adults 
020 8379 5075


Covid-19 Specific Help 

Organisation  What do they offer?  Contact Details 
Durants School Website Social stories explaining Coronavirus UPDATING 
North Enfield foodbank Food bank vouchers which can be exchanged at a local foodbank for essential items.
Centre for Disease Control Helpful messages on how to talk to children about Coronavirus ncov/community/schoolschildcare/talking-with-children.html
Every Mind Matters Provides general information about looking after your mental health which would be relevant during this challenging time and provides top tips to improve emotional wellbeing
Mind Provides useful information about how to cope if people feel anxious about coronavirus, how to manage staying well at home if being asked to self-isolate and taking care of your mental health and wellbeing among other tips and advice
Lets Talk Improving Access to Psychological Therapies ( IAPT) Service designed to work with mild to moderate common mental illnesses, including depression and anxiety disorders 020 8342 3012
Video for children and young people Regarding the Coronavirus
Unicef Information regarding Coronavirus


Family Support 

Organisation  What do they offer?  Contact Details 
YoungSibs  For brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults 
National Autistic Society (NAS)  Autism specific support and resources NAS Website: 
NAS Helpline: 0845 070 4004 (with language help in 55 languages if required) 
Parent to parent: 0800 9 520 520
Mencap Support 
Supporting Learning Disability 
Connect & Share Your Experiences in a Safe & Welcoming Online Community. Support for Families.   
Helpline: 0333 252 2201
0808 808 1111 
NSPCC Information and advice on how to keep children safe, online safety and support for parents. Helpline: 0808 800 5000 
Email: researchresources/leaflets/positive-parenting
Care for the family Support and advice linked to relationships, parenting and bereavement. Helpline: 029 2081 0800 familylife/parent-support 
Family Based Solutions Family Based Solutions works with the whole family to end the abuse and repair family relationships. Helpline: 020 8363 6262 


Mental Health Support  

Organisation  What do they offer?  Contact Details 
Enable Specialist treatment anyone over the age of 18 living in Enfield who is worried about their alcohol or drug use. 0208 379 6010
Mind Mental health support 0300 123 3393
Young Minds Parent helpline for children and adolescents with mental health issues 0808 802 5544  
Rethink / Give us a shout Mental health support and advice - online, by phone and via text Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
Community Support and Recovery Team Treatment and support to people with common mental health issue such as anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia, bi-polar affective disorder, psychotic depression and other psychiatric disorder 58-60 Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3EP 
Tel: 020 8379 414
Support Line Emotional support for people who are vulnerable – available via e-mail currently Email: 
01708 765200
Campaign against living miserably (CALM) Free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems. 0800 58 58 58
Samaritans Crisis mental health support 116 123