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Help and support over Christmas

The Surrey Coalition office/phone/text line is closed from noon on the 24th of December through to Monday 4th January 2020. 

Do you need support over the Christmas period? 

The Safe Havens in Surrey remain open for people in crisis to visit in person every day of the year. You can find out more information here

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP) and the Community Connections providers have launched virtual Safe Haven’s.  The virtual Safe Haven’s are open from 6.00pm to 11.00pm every day of the year for people in crisis. 

The IMHN (Independent Mental Health Network) produced a guide to using the virtual Safe Haven service in various formats and you can find this here in your preferred format:

Virtual Safe Haven Links

Epsom Safe Haven     

Guildford Safe Haven  

Redhill Safe Haven     

Woking Safe Haven    

Aldershot Safe Haven 

Other sources of support

SABP Crisis line:   0800 915 4644 (Surrey and Borders NHS Foundation Trust)

SABP SMS Crisis line (for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing):  07717 989 024

Samaritans: 116 123

Shout: TEXT 85258

For more general support and assistance

Surrey Community Helpline

You can contact Surrey Community Helpline by phone on 0300 200 1008 or by SMS text on 0786 0053 465 (for Deaf and Hard of Hearing residents).

The usual opening hours of Surrey Community helpline are Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Christmas Opening Hours 2020

Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) – 9am – 5pm

The helpline will be closed between Christmas Day Friday 25 December until Monday 28 December.

Tuesday 29 December – Thursday 31 December – 9am – 5pm

The helpline will be closed between Friday 1 Jan until Sunday 3 Jan.

I wish you a peaceful Christmas and look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

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