Ross Kemp: Living With Young Carers

If you have been affected by the issues in the programme then please contact the following charities for further information and support.

CARERS UK provides information, advice and support to carers nationally. The advice covers a range of subjects relating to caring, including: Benefits and tax credits, employment rights, Carers assessments and how to get support, services available to carers and how to complain effectively and challenge decisions.

Helpline providing information is open Mondays and Tuesdays between 10am and 4pm Telephone: 0808 808 7777Email: advice@carersuk.org
Website: www.carersuk.org

CARERS DIRECT provides telephone advice and support with caring issues. Carers Direct helpline 0300 1231 1053Helpline and webchat open: Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm and weekends 11am to 4pm

Webchat: https://carersdirectenquiry.serco.com/visitor/EntryPage.htm

GADDUM works with children adults and families, offering listening, advice and support in Greater Manchester.website: www.gaddumcentre.co.uk
CHILD ACTION NORTHWEST (CANW) works with children, young people and families in the North West of England.

Helpline (dedicated instant message) 01254 244700
Website: http://canw.org.uk/

Emmerdale - Sands

Sands support anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby, whether your baby died recently or long ago. The Sands helpline hours are:Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm, plus Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7pm – 10pm.

Calls to Sands’ Helpline on 0808 164 3332 are completely free.

Or email helpline@sands.org.uk
Visit the website: www.sands.org.uk

Emmerdale - Beat

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Visit Beat’s website for information about eating disorders and online support: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

You can call 0808 801 0677 between 12pm - 8pm on weekdays, and 12pm - 4pm at weekends.

Answerphones are active after 8pm, and a member of Beat's Helpline staff will call you back if you leave a message.

You can also email help@beateatingdisorders.org.uk , anonymous one-to-one webchat, social media messaging (@BeatEDSupport), and there are regular online support groups.

Beat’s Helpline offers support and information for all individuals affected by eating disorders – those with an eating disorder themselves and the circle around them.

If you live in Northern Ireland - please visit www.eatingdisordersni.co.uk. EDANI provides support, information and understanding across Northern Ireland to those affected by eating disorders as well as their families and friends. Their vision is that people affected by eating disorders will have their needs met appropriately with the provision of integrated services delivered by a range of statutory and voluntary agencies. They strive to challenge the root causes of eating disorders and to improve the quality of life for people affected by these devastating conditions. EDANI supports a process of recovery, with easy access to a range of support services.

If you live in Ireland visit the Bodywhys website for information on how to get advice: http://www.bodywhys.ie/

Emmerdale - Rape Crisis and Women's Aid

Rape Crisis centres offer a range of specialist, confidential and independent support,
counselling and advocacy services to women and girls who have experienced child sexual abuse, rape or sexual violence of any kind at any time in their lives.

Call the national Rape Crisis helpline Freephone 0808 802 9999 any day of the year, or for more information and details of local specialist services (for survivors of all ages and genders), visit:

Rape Crisis England & Wales rapecrisis.org.uk

Rape Crisis Scotland: rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Rape Crisis Network Ireland: rapecrisishelp.ie

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WOMEN'S AID (RUN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REFUGE) Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. The federation of over 220 organisations provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. Call the 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247 (run in partnership with Refuge) any day of the year. Or, access support and information from their website, and find your local domestic abuse service through their Domestic Abuse Directory.

For Scotland, contact Scottish Women’s Aid http://www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk/

Coronation Street - Sands

Sands support anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby, whether your baby died recently or long ago.

The Sands helpline hours are:

Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm, plus Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7pm – 10pm

Calls to Sands’ Helpline on 0808 164 3332 are completely free.

Or email helpline@uk-sands.org

Visit the website: uk-sands.org

Coronation Street - TAMBA - Twins and Multiple Birth Association

TAMBA is a charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals.

Tamba wants all families with twins, triplets and more to share the same opportunities as other families, so they can enjoy their unique experiences to the full.

Contact details:
TAMBA - Twins and Multiple Birth Association
MANOR HOUSE
CHURCH HILL
ALDERSHOT
HANTS
GU12 4JU

Website: tamba.org.uk
Phone: 01252 332 344
Email: ENQUIRIES@TAMBA.ORG.UK

Coronation Street - MIND

Mind operates in England and Wales. They run a helpline for members of the public, providing information on a range of topics including:

  • types of mental health problems
  • where to get help
  • medication & alternative treatments
  • advocacy

Infoline: 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).

Phone: 0300 123 3393*

Email: info@mind.org.uk

Text: 86463

*Calls from UK landlines are charged at local rates and charges from mobiles vary.

Information on mental health can be found at mind.org.uk