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LOOKING FOR HELP DURING CORONAVIRUS?

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We know times are tough right now. If you are looking for a bit of extra advice or support, the Scottish Government has compiled a list of trusted sources. You are not in this alone. Please do not be afraid to ask for help or advice.

National Assistance Helpline: To help people at increased risk access essential help if they do not have family or other support.
Call: 0800 111 4000
Text phone service: 0800 111 4114
(Open office hours Monday to Friday)

Health

www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus
0800 028 2816 for general information only
NHS 24:
Call 111 if symptoms worsen or if fever for 7+ days
Shielding local support:
www.gov.scot/covid-shieldingcontacts

Feeling anxious or depressed?
NHS Inform:
www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus-mental-wellbeing
NHS 24: Call 111
www.clearyourhead.scot
Breathing Space:
www.breathingspace.scot

0800 83 85 87
Scottish Association for Mental Health
0344 800 0550
info@samh.org.uk
Samaritans Scotland Helpline:
116 123 / jo@samaritans.org

Advice for pregnant women
www.nhsinform.scot/ready-steady-baby or contact your midwife if concerned.

Social welfare and financial help
Citizens Advice Scotland:
www.cas.org.uk
0800 028 1456

Struggling with energy bills?
Home Energy Scotland:
0808 808 2282

Consumer issues
Advice Direct Scotland:
www.coronavirusadvice.scot
0808 800 9060

Employment rights advice
www.acas.org.uk
Helpline: 0300 123 1100
Your rights at work
www.stuc.org.uk
0141 337 8100

For business support
www.findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/coronavirus-advice
Helpline: 0300 303 0660

Advice for parents
www.parentclub.scot/coronavirus
Parentline Scotland:
08000 28 22 33
The Money Talk Team:
0800 085 7145

Information for young people
www.young.scot/coronavirus

Information for older people
www.agescotland.org.uk
0800 12 44 222
Dementia – Alzheimer Scotland
www.alzscot.org
Helpline: 0808 808 3000
Scottish Autism Advice Line
www.scottishautism.org
01259 222022

Easy-read coronavirus guidance

www.scld.org.uk/information-on-coronavirus
Helpline: 0141 248 3733

Helping in your community
www.readyscotland.org

Domestic Abuse Helpline
www.safer.scot
Helpline: 0800 027 1234

Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk
Helpline: 08088 01 03 02

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