Carers Smart – Offers, benefits and discounts for Carers, people with care needs, staff and volunteers


Charity Workers Discount – Discounts, cashback and vouchers for Charity Workers and Volunteers


Derby and Derbyshire NHS - NHS Derby & Derbyshire Emotional Health & Wellbeing toolkit Health and Wellbeing toolkit


Working Families - Free helpline for parents & carers on employment rights and in-work benefits working families


Hearing Help - Supporting the Hearing Impaired, they are available for telephone support including weekly safe and well checks, befriending, advice and information and have a 24 hour voicemail service.  01773 570 976 .


National Autistic Society - have lots of useful information


Alzheimer’s Society -  dementia talking point


Resources and help for young people and parents 


Young Minds - Feeling concerned or overwhelmed by the news is understandable, especially if you are struggling with your mental health or you have a physical illness. It might be that you’re anxious about your own health, the health of someone in your family. Young Minds have some steps easy to use steps for you to take if you are feeling anxious.

Parents can email or call the helpline 08088025544


Kooth - Kooth is an online support service for young people aged 10-24


Childline - Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the UK

Childline also has a Calm Zone which is a tool box page that offers lots of ways to feel calmer. It’s about finding what works for you. They feature breathing exercises, activities, games and videos to help let go of stress.


Safespeak - Safespeak offer counselling services for children



Family Lives - Family lives can provide local support regarding all aspects of parenting including mental health support

Helpline: 0808800222


CAMHS - Wealth of resources to help deal with children and teens mental health. “On my mind” website aiming to empower children and young adults to make informed choices about their mental health support.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services


Gingerbread - Gingerbread offer support for single parents


Bereavement - and


Distraction and home-schooling -









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