Addiction Support Groups & Services in Warwickshire
Domestic violence assist
Free Confidential Help - This is given out by the police
For victims of Domestic Abuse
For free confidential help obtaining injunction orders (legal aid may be available subject to means testing)
Call Free: 0800 195 8699
Please see their website for further information: www.warwickshireruralwatch.co.uk
Recovery and Wellbeing Academy
This website is the Recovery and Wellbeing Academy. The Academy offers a wide range of courses and workshops designed to empower your mental health and wellbeing provided by a number of Partner organisations working together. Courses are delivered face to face and online via Zoom. All Academy courses and workshops are completely free of charge and open to anyone over the age of 18 living in Coventry and Warwickshire who wants to better manage or understand their mental health and wellbeing. Friends, family, staff, and carers are encouraged to attend as we strongly believe in learning together to get the most out of the courses on offer.
Please see their website for further information: www.warwickshire.gov.uk/healthyeating
Could you help your school claim all the money it’s entitled to?
Warwickshire schools miss out on ££££s of unclaimed benefits.
Pupil premium is a sum of money that schools get for any pupil in receipt of free school meals
In order for schools to access the money available to them families must firstly apply for free school meals, this doesn’t mean that the meal has to be taken however an application must be made.
Please see the Warwickshire County Council website for further information: www.warwickshire.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals
Blue Sky Centre - Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Coventry and Warwickshire
The Blue Sky Centre provides an initial response for victims of sexual violence in Coventry and Warwickshire.
It is for everyone: men and women, girls and boys, and whether or not you decide to report the attack to the police.
The Blue Sky Centre is a partnership between the Police, Local Government, NHS and voluntary organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire.
Please see their website for further information: blueskycentre.org.uk
Bereavement Advice Centre
There are many practical matters to attend to when someone dies. Bereavement Advice Centre supports and advises people on what they need to do after a death.
Call freephone 0800 634 9494
Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm
Please see their website for further information: www.bereavementadvice.org
Cruse Bereavement Care have a range of free leaflets available: www.cruse.org.uk/about-cruse/publications/free-booklets
Arley Health And Wellbeing Statistics
These have been produced by the Insight Service in conjunction with Warwickshire County Council.
Please see their website for further information: data.warwickshire.gov.uk
Registering a death
The law requires a death to be registered within 5 calendar days. This includes weekends and bank holidays and applies to all deaths with no coroner involvement.
To make an appointment to register a death that happened in Warwickshire please call 0300 555 0255
Visit gov.uk/after-a-death for a step by step guide on what to do when someone dies.
Community Powered Advocacy Service
Feeling vulnerable, isolated or know someone who is?
Not sure where to turn?
The Community Powered Advocacy Workers are here to help.
Please see their website for further information: www.grapevinecovandwarks.org
Help to Claim
The new Universal Credit support service from Citizens Advice
Our trained advisers can support anyone who needs help in the early stages of their Universal Credit claim – from the application through to the first full payment.
Support is available online, over the phone and face to face.
0800 144 8 444 (England)
08000 241 220 (Wales)
Calls are free and lines are open 8.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Help to Claim is a dedicated service from Citizens Advice. It’s free, independent, confidential and impartial.