We have collated a number of useful contacts for you to reach out during the Coronavirus pandemic. This information was collected from news and media sources and online advice from organisations.
Newmarket Helpline: 01638 667227 (option 1), available Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
Home, But Not Alone: 0800 876 6926, available Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
Newmarket Foodbank: 01638 561711 by appointment on Tuesday-Thursday-Friday or the Open Door office on 01638 600699.
Free School Meal Families: Foodbank@newmarketopendoor.org.uk
Community Pop-up Shop: Every Thursday 11am at the Racing Centre. A charge of £2 at the door for a large jute bag.
Newmarket Day Centre: Hot Plate Meal Delivery Service, 01638 664262 (Hannah), Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays), 8.45am-4.00pm
Churches Together in Newmarket and District: Food parcels for families. Contact Deacon James G Hurst firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharing Parenting: Lockdown support 07867 568339, 01638 665997 or email@example.com
Suffolk Mind: 0300 111 6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Suffolk Emotional Wellbeing Hub: 0345 600 2090, available Monday to Friday, 8am to 7:30pm
First Response helpline: 0808 196 3494, a 24/7 helpline which offers support for anyone of any age experiencing mental health difficulties
Rethink mental illness: Support and advice for people living with mental illness. Phone 0300 5000 927, available Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
Citizen Advice West Suffolk: 0300 330 1151, available Monday to Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm
Universal Credit Help to Claim: 0800 144 8 44, freephone Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm
Suffolk Support & Advice Service: helps people across the county access information or support relating to debt, benefits, housing or employment. You can contact the service on 0800 068 3131 between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
The Covid Fraud Hotline: 0800 587 5030, open 24/7
Suffolk Domestic Abuse: 0800 977 5690, freephone available 24/7
Suffolk Rape Crisis: 0800 0850520, free confidential helpline
The Silver Line: 0800 4 70 80 90, help for older people, available 24/7
Go Get Sober: Contact email@example.com or phone 07834 538838
Suffolk Carers Matter: Advice line 01284 333035 https://suffolkcarersmatter.org.uk/
Suffolk Family Carers: 01473 735477 https://suffolkfamilycarers.org/