Early Help Teams

The Heywood Early Help Team is available to give support for the following-

• Family relationship difficulties and parental conflict

• Parenting support and advice for children aged 0-18

• Activities to keep your children entertained as well as home schooling

• Helping your child become school ready

• Feeding, weaning and sleep advice for babies

The Early Help Team can be contacted directly on 01706 927 500

Domestic Abuse

For anyone experiencing or concerned about domestic abuse, support is still available.

People who are at risk of abuse can leave their home during lockdown to seek help and support. The police and support services will respond to people in need. If you or someone else is in immediate danger, please ring 999 and ask for the Police. If you can’t speak, press 55 on your mobile handset when prompted. To access our local specialist domestic abuse services, Safenet and Victim Support, you can make contact in the following ways:

Safenet- Provides refuge accommodation (women and children), safe-houses and support to male and female victims.

Tel: 0300 303 3581 (24 hours a day)

Email: contact@safenet.org.uk

Victim Support-Provides support to male and female victims of domestic abuse

Tel: 07944 665212 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Email: rochdale@victimsupport.org.uk


The association of British Clinical Diabetologists have provided useful resources for patients with both Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes during the covid-19 outbreak, which can be found at https://abcd.care/covid19/advice-patients

Bereavement Support

For patients who have been affected by the loss of a loved one we are able to offer support through the Covid 19 Bereavement Service Helpline

The Helpline can be contacted directly on 0800 2600 400

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