We have put together this information which we hope will be useful to Dartford residents at this time.

Shopping Information

Elderly and Vulnerable Priority

Sainsburys Thursday – first hour of shopping

Tesco Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9am to 10am

Asda Friday – store opening until 9am

M&S Monday and Thursday – first hour of opening

Iceland First hour of opening every day

Morrisons Monday and Saturday 9-10am

For NHS staff (ID needed)

M&S – Tuesday/Friday – 1st hour of trading

Asda – Monday/Wednesday/Friday – 8 – 9am

Sainsbury’s- Monday/Wednesday/Friday – 8 – 9am

Iceland – Monday – Saturday – final hour of trading

Tesco – Sunday – 1 hour before tills open

Morrison’s – Monday – Saturday – 7 -8am

Government Helplines

⚫ Government Business Support Helpline:
0300 456 3565
https://www.gov.uk/business-support-helpline

🔴 HMRC Coronavirus Tax Helpline:
0800 015 9559
https://www.gov.uk/difficulties-paying-hmrc

⚫ Universal Credit Helpline:
0800 328 5644
https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/already-…/…/

🔴 School Closures Coronavirus Helpline:
0800 046 8687
https://www.gov.uk/…/guidance-to-educational-settings-about…

Mental Health

⚫ Anxiety UK
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

🔴 Bipolar UK
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
Website: www.bipolaruk.org.uk

⚫ CALM
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Website: www.thecalmzone.net

🔴 Men’s Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

⚫ Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

🔴 Mind
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
Website: www.mind.org.uk

⚫ No Panic
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.
Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

🔴 OCD Action
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

⚫ OCD UK
A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Phone: 0333 212 7890 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Website: www.ocduk.org

🔴 PAPYRUS
Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)
Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

⚫ Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
Website: www.rethink.org

🔴 Samaritans
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

⚫ SANE
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

🔴 SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)
Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most: www.sane.org.uk/textcare
Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum
Website: www.sane.org.uk/support

⚫ YoungMinds
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Debts

🔴Step Change
FreeHelpline: 0800 138 1111
stepchange.org

⚫National Debtline
Free Helpline: 0808 808 4000
nationaldebtline.co.uk

🔴Business Debtline
Free Helpline: 0800 197 6026
bdl.org.uk

⚫Debtors Anonymous
Debtorsanonymous.org.uk

🔴Turn2us
Helpline: 0808 802 2000
Turn2us.org.uk

Older People

⚫ Age UK
Helpline: 0800 169 6565
ageuk.org.uk
How to overcome loneliness

🔴 Independent Age (Advice and Support for Older Age)
Advice line: 0800 319 6789
Independentage.org

⚫ RVS (Royal Voluntary Service)
Call: 0845 608 0122

Domestic Abuse

🔴 National domestic abuse helpline
0808 200 0247

⚫ Domestic Violence Assist
0800 195 8699 – specialises in providing assistance to obtain emergency injunctions

🔴 Women’s Aid Domestic Violence
0808 2000 247

⚫ Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327

🔴 National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline
0800 999 5428

⚫ National Centre for Domestic Violence
0800 970 2070

🔴 National Stalking Helpline
0808 802 0300

⚫ Victim Support
08 08 16 89 111

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