Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information and Support Groups

Mental Health


This is a really helpful page with info of Bristol MindLine opening hours but also advice on how to manage mental health in the midst of coronavirus. It also signposts other helpful websites and organisations for people who are struggling.

Universal Credit

Claiming benefits
From 6 April the Government is increasing the standard allowance in Universal Credit and the basic element in Working Tax Credit for 1 year. Both will increase by £20 per week on top of planned annual uprating. This will apply to all new and existing UC claimants and to existing Work Tax Credit claimants.

Click here for more info

Domestic Abuse

Victim Support:
Telephone helpline: 0300 3031972 or 07432 504692
Available Mon, Wed, Fri 09.30-17.30 and Tues, Thurs 11.00am-19.00

SARSAS (Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support)

Woman Kind provide a telephone listening support service
Telephone: 0117 9166461 or 0345 4582914

The Bridge (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) for victims of rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
Telephone anytime: 0117 3426999