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+++UPDATE: There is a large backlog on the sending out of the vouchers. The EdenRed Team are working as hard as they can to clear the backlog. You will receive your vouchers as soon as they can+++If you are entitled to free school meals you should have either received or be receiving today your email containing your 16 digit ecode and a link to the redemption website. Please follow the instructions in your email and check the FAQ if you need any further help.

Helpful Links and Contacts for Wellbeing Info & Support

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Useful Contact Information


It is okay to need to reach out for help and support when struggling with your children's emotional well being, or even your own mental health. Often, the hardest thing to do is figuring out who to turn to for advice and emotional support. On this page we have put together key contacts and resources to support yourself and your family with their emotional well being. 


Team What they do Contact
Papyrus Confidential support for young people struggling with thoughts of suicide.  08000 684 141
Child Line A free and confidential service offering support and advice for young people. 0800 11 11
Samaritans Offers emotional support for anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide. 116 123
CAMHS Crisis Line Provides mental health support for young people who are experiencing an emotional crisis.  0191 441 5733
Rollercoaster (Based in Newton Aycliffe)  Support group for parents who have children with any emotional or mental health problems, including anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, sleep problems and low mood.  Just send an email to or visit find them on FaceBook.
MIND Advice to support and empower people experiencing mental health isues. 0300 123 3393 or TEXT 86463
One Point Supporting children, young people and families in all aspects of family life. 0300 026 1118
Talking Changes Delivers counselling services across County Durham and Darlington. 0191 333 3300
If U Care Share Service to support those affected by bereavement and suicide. 0191 230 5400


Apps to Support Well Being at Home

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