During these uncertain times we are here to help and provide advice and information for those who need it.
You are still able to contact our office initially by email on firstname.lastname@example.org although telephone calls will be still be answered.
We urge the public to follow the guidance set out by the Government and stay at home.
NHS advice - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
If you are a victim of crime and are looking for support and the services available please visit our page
Organisations and information
Please find the below list of organisations and there websites with key information and advice that you can use to stay up to date during this time. Please also follow the below organisations on social media for further key messages.
National Services and Departments
NHS England https://www.england.nhs.uk/
NHS durham https://www.cddft.nhs.uk/
UK Prime minister https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/prime-ministers-office-10-downing-street
Dept for health https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care
Durham County Council https://www.durham.gov.uk/
Darlington Borough Council https://www.darlington.gov.uk/
Action fraud https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/
Friends Against Scams https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/
Domestic abuse and sexual violence
Arch North East https://www.archnortheast.org/
The Rape and Sexual Assault Counselling Centre support victims of rape and sexual assault
Halo support victims of forced marriage and honour based violence
Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Support Services
County Durham Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services https://codurhamdrugalcoholrecovery.co.uk/
NECA - Durham Gambling Services https://www.durhamlocate.org.uk/Services/3218/NECA-Durham-Gambli
MIND - Mind the mental health charity https://www.mind.org.uk/
Local and National Mental Health Services
You can find the two statements that our office has released so far in relation to COVID 19 below
For futrher updates and advice please follow our social media accounts