During these uncertain times, there is support available. If you or someone you know is lonely or finding it hard to cope, please call the free and confidential Red Cross coronavirus support line on 0808 196 3651, open daily from 10am to 6pm.
I know a lot of people are worried about their loved ones right now, especially those who are elderly.If you are worried someone you know is at risk of abuse/neglect you can speak with:Age UK Advice Line 0800 678 1174Hourglass 0808 808 8141101 non-emergency/999 emergency
Social isolation has led to a rise in instances of abusive and violent behaviour.Please know help is available.Thank you IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services) and Bsarcs Barnsley for the invaluable support you are offering to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in our community.
Social isolation can be dangerous for victims of domestic abuse.But you're not alone.Look below for details on where to find help.
See below Government Helplines that can offer support in these trying times.My constituency office remains open to everyone that requires assistance.Please ring 01226 743483.
In these uncertain and worrying times, I have compiled a list of useful phone numbers of local and national organisations that can provide support to our community.I am in regular contact with Barnsley Council and Public Health England and I will continue to update this website as new information is given.My constituency office also remains open to offer help and assistance to anyone in need.