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Sources of Support

We have a list of local resources to support your families during this time. Please email health@almaprimary.org for more information

Food banks

Chipping Barnet FoodBank

  • Opening times are Tuesday from 12pm-2pm and Saturday from 10am-12pm
  • Email for more information

Muswell Hill FoodBank

  • Opening times are Monday 12:30pm-2:30pm, Wednesday 11:30am-1:30pm, Friday 11:30am-1:30pm (Except for Bank holidays)
  • Email for more information

Finchley FoodBank

  • Open every Saturday from 12:30pm-2:00pm - Hall behind St Mary's, 279 High Road, East Finchley, N2 8HG
  • Email for more information - no voucher or referral required
  • Visit their Facebook site for more information or to support the FoodBank

The Rainbow Centre

  • Please email Steve Verrall or call on 07946 728515 for more information

The Felix Project

  • Email Kelly or call on 020 0441 9837 for more information

Visit Trussell Trust for more information

General

Home Start Barnet

  • Variety of services including family support, financial advice and pregnancy support
  • Self-referral form to be returned via email

Rephael House

  • Variety of services for Barnet residents
  • Email for more information
Mental Health

JAMI

  • Email for more information or call on 0208 458 2223

Samaritans

  • Available to call or email
  • 116 123 (free national line) 020 8361 6080 (branch office for Enfield, Haringey and Barnet)

Barnet Voice for Mental Health

  • Providing peer support and signposting for people in Barnet to find information and support
  • Email to sign up or call 020 3475 1307

Jewish Helpline

  • The helpline is open from 12pm-12am every day and 12pm-3pm on Fridays, except Shabbat and Yom Tovim

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

  • New helpline open 24/7 on 0300 0200 500
  • Barnet Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team
    • The service can be contacted 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 0208 702 4040
Pregnancy

NCT Virtual Antenatal classes

The Daisy Foundation

  • Virtual online teaching and support

Bliss

  • Supports babies born prematurely or sick
  • Currently offering a remote service. To arrange a meeting or for more information, please email

Early Pregnancy Information Centre

  • To contact the centre located at Barnet Hospital, please call 0208 2165 233
Domestic Violence

Solace

  • Free and confidential support for those in Barnet affected by abuse
  • Email or call on 020 3874 5003

Jewish Womens Aid

  • The Domestic Abuse helpline is open on Monday-Thursday from 9:30am-9:30pm on 0808 801 0500, or you can email
  • The Sexual Violence support helpline is open on Monday-Tuesday from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm and on Thursdays 1pm-3pm on 0808 801 0656, or you can email
  • To contact the London office, please call 020 8445 8060
Bereavement

Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service

  • Supporting Jewish individuals through loss and bereavement

North London Hospice Bereavement Service

  • Provision of support, counselling and information
  • The Bereavement service can be contacted on 020 8343 6819/6807

Barnet Bereavement Service

  • Offers counselling support for those who have been bereaved
  • Email or call on 020 3759 4347 for more information
  • Open from Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm
Nurses/GP

Barnet School Nursing Team Duty Line

  • If you attend a Barnet Local Authority school and would like to speak to the school nursing team
  • Call 020 8200 2500 or email for confidential health advice
  • The Advice line is open from Monday-Sunday 9am-5pm (including Bank Holidays)

GP Extended Access

  • Extended Access Hubs for patients registered with a Barnet GP
  • Opening hours are 6:30pm-9pm on Weekdays and 8am-8pm Weekends and Public holidays
Financial

Citizen’s Advice Barnet

  • For advice, please complete the online form or telephone their helpline on 0300 456 8365, open from Monday-Friday 9:15am-4pm and until 7:30pm on Wednesdays

Barnet Crisis Fund

  • Help to support Barnet residents that are facing financial hardship

The Rainbow Centre

  • The Money Advice Service is open for phone or email consultations only. Contact Stuart either by email or on 07981 760 399 on Tuesdays and Thursdays