Easter Bank Holiday –...


Over the Easter Bank Holiday break we will be completely closed from Friday 7th April to Monday 10th April and will open again on Tuesday11th April 2023.

During this time we’ll be unable to respond to your queries, but if you’re in need of urgent support, please have a look at the resources below.

If your life is at risk right now:

If you feel in need of urgent medical help, that you might attempt suicide, or may have seriously harmed yourself, please contact emergency services as follows:

call 999 for an ambulance

go straight to A&E, if you can

Both of these services are open 24/7

If you can’t do this by yourself, ask someone to help you. Mental health emergencies are serious. You’re not wasting anyone’s time.

If you’re in crisis:

You can contact Barnet, Enfield, Haringey – Mental Health 24-hour Crisis Telephone Service: 0800 151 0023. More information about this service here

If you need someone to talk to:

Contact Samaritans on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org. The phone line is open 24/7, and Samaritans aims to respond to emails within 24 hours. Find out more here

Text SHOUT to 85258. This Crisis Text line is open 24/7, and aims to respond to messages within five minutes. Find out more at here.

If you are worried about domestic abuse:

Contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247, or find other ways to contact them here. The Helpline is open 24/7. The availability of other contact methods varies; please visit the above link for further information.

If you don’t have enough food:

Visit the Trussell Trust website to find your nearest food bank.

Further Information and resources about the cost of living:

You can find additional details of support available in the borough of Barnet on our website cost of living resource blog.  Please note that some services may be closed or operating a reduced service over the bank holiday period.


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