Boloh - The Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Family Covid-19 Helpline

CONTACT DETAILS

BARNARDO'S SCOTLAND

0800 1512605
SERVICE LOCALITY
North East, North West, South East, South West

KEY
INFORMATION

Who is the service for?
Young People (16-25), Parents, Primary School (5-12), Secondary School (13-15), Families, Looked After Children, Minority Ethnic
What age range is it suitable for?
4 - 12, 13 - 16, 17 - 25, 26 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64

ORGANISATION
CONTACT DETAILS

111 Oxgangs Road North, Oxgangs, EDINBURGH, EH14 1ED
0131 446 7000

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information SERVICE DETAILS

Call us on 0800 1512605 or chat to us online

Are you a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic child, young person, parent or carer, affected by Covid-19? You can speak to us about your worries, problems and stresses during this time, and we can provide emotional support, practical advice and signposting to other organisations who can provide further help.

If you’re a professional, you can also contact us to discuss how to support a child or young person they are working with.

Speak to us,,,

We are available to talk Monday-Friday, from 10:00am-8:00pm, and Sat-Sun 10:00am-3:00pm.

In many languages, Boloh means speak.

If you have been affected by the pandemic and you need advice or someone to talk to, you can call us confidentially on 0800 1512605 or, if you prefer to have an online chat with the specialist support advisor, you can do this via the live webchat by clicking on the icon at https://helpline.barnardos.org.uk.

We are here to help you if you have experienced bereavement, ill health, feeling down or anxious about the lockdown, feeling isolated, worried about friends or family, concerned about your finances, unemployment, experienced bullying or racism, issues with homelessness or eviction, worried about returning to school/university or any other issue. Our team of specialist psychotherapists can provide you with ongoing support during this difficult time.

On the phone, our helpline advisors can talk to you in English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi, Mirpuri and Polish.

Our psychotherapists can provide therapeutic support in English, Gujarati, Urdu, Bengali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Punjabi, Mirpuri, Pothwari, Hinko, Hindi and Sundhi.

Interpreters are available for other languages.

For further information, please see https://helpline.barnardos.org.uk/supporting-information.

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