Advice and Support

This is a particularly challenging time for everyone, below are a number of links and helpline numbers that may help.

Returning to school


Walsall’s Educational Psychology Service has developed a range of resources for parents/ carers regarding pupils returning to school full time from September. 


Parents / carers and children may find the return to school difficult, these resources provide advice on tips on how to manage these worries.

Black Country Healthcare 24/7 helpline which is open to residents of all ages across the Black Country and will give access to urgent mental health, learning disability and/or autism support.


The helpline is manned by specialist mental health staff who will provide advice and support and can also signpost to other mental health services if these are required. It is important that families and staff do not think they are alone – it is ok to not be ok, and if you aren’t, then please do pick up the phone and speak to someone.


Phone line details: Monday – Sunday, 24 hours a day – call 0345 6460827 – press 1 in you live in Sandwell or Wolverhampton and press 2 if you live in Dudley or Walsall. Existing service users are encouraged to maintain their existing contact with the services.

Black Country Womens Aid - 01922 649569
Mind - 0300 123 3393
Refuge 24 hour Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247
Childline - 0800 1111
Samaritans - 116 123
Postnatal Helpline - 0300 330 0773
Age UK - 0800 169 6565

Bloxwich and Blakenall Food Bank



Tel. No. 07747 301374

Opening Hours: Thursday 11:00am - 1:00pm