External Agencies & Resources

Useful Resources

The organisations below have a link which will take you to their website.

Bereavement
Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service, 020 8951 3881
Cruse Bereavement Care, 0844 477 9400
Grief Encounter helping bereaved children, 020 8446 7452
Harrow Bereavement Care, 020 8427 5720

Mental Health
Jami, 020 8458 2223
Mind, 0300 123 3393
Kooth, Online support for children and youth

Children and Families
Norwood, 020 8809 8809
Kisharon, 020 8731 7009
Langdon, 020 8951 3942
Camp Simcha, 020 8202 9297
Jewish Children’s Holiday Fund, 020 7100 9556

Counselling and Helplines
Raphael – the Jewish counselling service, 0800 234 6236
Relate – the relationship people, 0300 100 1234
Jewish Marriage Council, 020 8203 6311
Jewish Care, 020 8922 2222
Chai Cancer Care, 0808 808 4567
Jewish Women’s Aid, 0808 801 0500
Jewish Helpline, 0800 652 9249

Disability
Jewish Blind and Disabled, 020 8371 6611
Jewish Deaf Association, 020 8446 0502, (text phone) 020 8446 4037

Employment
Resource – the Jewish employment advice centre, 020 8346 4000
Work Avenue, 020 8371 3280

Advice on Rights and Responsibilities
Paperweight Trust, 020 8455 4996
Citizens Advice Bureau – National, 08444 111 444,  Elstree & Borehamwood, 020 8953 9961

 

COVID-19 Updates
NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19) information page www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19

London Borough of Barnet – Urgent help and support COVID -19 helpline
www.barnet.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-information-and-advice/urgent-help-and-support-covid-19-helpline
Complete online form or call Helpline  0808 281 3210, open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

London Borough of Harrow
www.harrow.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-affecting-adult-social-care-services Adult Social Care support line – 0208 901 2680.

Hertfordshire Social Services
Adult Social Care in Hertfordshire – 0300 123 4042
Children’s Social Care in Hertfordshire – 0300 123 4043

Facebook support groups:

North West London COVID-19 Support for the Vulnerable – 6000 members, mainly Jewish www.facebook.com/groups/189036145735691

Canons Park/Stanmore Covid-19 Support group www.facebook.com/groups/235208297557802

Barnet COVID-19 Mutual Aid www.facebook.com/groups/215636692879586

Harrow Covid-19 Community Support www.facebook.com/groups/197797838166740

Stanmore and surrounding area community response to Covid 19 www.facebook.com/groups/177674326255980 


Other support organisations/charities:

Age UK www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/coronavirus

Alzheimer’s Society Barnet barnet@alzheimers.org.uk

Camp Simcha www.campsimcha.org.uk

Citizens Advice Barnet www.barnetcab.org.uk or call 0300 456 8365

GIFT (befriending, deliveries etc) www.jgift.org

JAMI www.jamiuk.org

Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service www.jbcs.org.uk or call 020 8951 3881

Jewish Care www.jewishcare.org

JLC www.jlcportal.info

Jewish Women’s Aid www.jwa.org.uk

Jewish Volunteering Network www.jvn.org.uk

Mutual Aid www.mutualaid.co.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247

Paperweight www.paperweight.org.uk

Resource – helping the community into employment www.resource-centre.org

Work Avenue www.theworkavenue.org.uk


Mental Health support for parents and young people

BBC Bitesize ‘Five Ways to Manage your Wellbeing as a Parent’ www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrmhscw
Kooth
online mental health support is available for all young people up to 18
Jami are offering access to Kooth online counselling and mental health support for 18-25s
JWeb has information for children with learning disabilities and their parents
Young Minds have resources for young people and for parents, as well as their parents’ helpline on 0808 802 5544, from Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 4.00pm.  For parent advice guide click here


Food and shopping
Supermarket information

  • Sainsburys – NHS workers get priority 7:30-8am Monday-Saturday; elderly and disabled customers and their carers get priority Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8-9am Sainsburys dedicated vulnerable person’s line: 08000 525500
  • Tesco – elderly and vulnerable customers get priority 8-9am
  • Lidl – No priority hours
  • Aldi – shortened opening hours, only 8-8
  • Asda – priority for NHS workers, 8-9am on Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Morrisons – NHS hour, 7-8am Monday-Saturday
  • Iceland – First hour of trading only for elderly and vulnerable customers, and last hour of trading only for NHS workers. Has fast-track delivery for those isolating who are in the “vulnerable” category
  • Waitrose – first hour of trading only for elderly or vulnerable customers, and stock set aside for NHS workers
  • Marks and Spencer – the first hour of trading on Mondays and Thursdays only for elderly and vulnerable customers

Online directory of all groceries https://groceriesdeliveredtoyourdoor.godaddysites.com

 

Kosher butchers

  • Silvermans – shops open 7:30-14:30 (sometimes 14:00). Prioritising delivery for the vulnerable, otherwise you can collect in store 020 8958 8682 (Stanmore) or 01923 853 700 (Radlett) silvermanskosherbutcher@gmail.com, info@thekosherbutcher.co.uk
  • Louis Mann –Limiting customers to two of each item to preserve stock, 020 8958 4910 sales@louismann.co.uk
  • Kosher Deli – open 9-6 only due to staff shortages. Deliveries have started again, call dedicated order line for deliveries 020 8381 4450, www.kosherdeli.co.uk 0208 731 6450 (Golders Green) 0208 905 4423 (Edgware) 020 8458 7933 (Temple Fortune) 020 8953 9713 (Borehamwood) 020 8202 0402 (Hendon)
  • Kelman’s Deli – increased stock but decreased opening hours. If you are isolating, you can email ashleykelman21@yahoo.com for delivery service.
  • Menachems – deliver to Edgware and Stanmore on Wednesdays. Glatt Kosher deli offering meat, poultry and fish 020 8201 8630 info@menachems.co.uk


Fish

  • Jeff Glazer – smoked salmon and fresh salmon, free delivery to most areas 07980555983
  • Westons Fish – based in Battlers Green Farm, Aldenham. Deliveries only 01923853177
  • J A Corney Fish – Temple Fortune and Edgware. Free local deliveries. www.jacorney.com jacorneyltf@outlook.com 02084559588 (Temple Fortune) 02089520302 (Edgware)
  • Nat Jacobs – Edgware 020 8958 5585 www.natjacobs.co.uk or email info@natjacobs.co.uk


Other Kosher Food


Fruit and veg

General Groceries

Dairy

 

Other useful information:

Cards for all occasions www.moonpig.com/uk www.scribbler.com

Cakes www.lolascupcakes.co.uk

(Co-ordinator tip  – ask for it to be delivered the day before you need it to ensure it arrives in time.)