Where can you find help?
Share Farnham Community Store
Free-to-borrow activities and equipment. Open Monday to Friday, from 10am to noon, at Hale Community Centre, GU9 0JH, and Farnham Maltings, GU9 7QR.
In an emergency call 999
If you do not have enough food to feed yourself or your family, contact the Farnham Foodbank who can deliver food to your doorstep.
You will need a voucher and these are available from referral agencies such as Citizen’s Advice, Housing Support Offices, Children’s Centres, Health Visitors, Social Services, GPs, schools and some local charities.
If you have a paper voucher, take a photo of the it and text it to the Foodbank on 079015 81539 or send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For food donations or for further information call 079015 81539 or email at email@example.com
The Farnham Coronavirus Hardship Fund aims to relieve fuel poverty and provide other non-food essentials during the pandemic, with individuals receiving up to £300.
To apply for help or to make a donation, click here.
The Bishop Sumner Educational Foundation offers support for school pupils and students in the Hale area. It can help with, for instance, uniform, school trips, musical instruments, educational travel etc. For details click here.
Health and Wellbeing:
Healthy Surrey, a virtual wellbeing hub, offers activities including a choir, Tai Chi, quizzes and a coffee morning.
Information and the full list of activities can be found by clicking here.
Or you can call the community helpline on 0300 200 1008 from Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and on Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 2pm.
Mental Health Support:
The Duke of Cambridge offers support and comfort to those struggling with mental health issues in a short video here:
Samaritans: Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)