Support and Helplines

Food bank

West Cheshire Foodbank

A foodbank is a non-profit, charitable organization that distributes food to those who have difficulty purchasing enough to avoid hunger.


Phone: 0151 355 7730


Click is a unique service providing early intervention relationship support from a mobile friendly platform.

It offers information and activities based on relationships, science and research evidence, accessible 24/7

It provides parents with an early help virtual support environment 27/7 that helps them understand more about their relationships and what they can do to improve it


Housing advice

If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness this area of the website provides advice and information to help you take action.

If you need assistance from the Council you should contact the Housing Options team as early as possible if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness within 56 days. You can contact the Housing Options team by email or telephone or by completing the online self-referral form:

Online self-referral form

Email[email protected]

Phone: 0300 123 2442 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am – 5pm and Wednesday 1pm – 5pm)

Young Minds

They aim to make sure all young people get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life’s challenges.

Parent’s helpline: 0808 802 5544


West Cheshire Learning Disability Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a community based, specialist service offering support to children, young people and families/carers in Ellesmere Port, Chester, Frodsham, Helsby and Neston.

Phone: 01244 393200

Email address [email protected]

Anxiety alliance

Advice and support for sufferers of anxiety disorders, phobias, panic attacks and OCD. Support is available for friends and families of sufferers too.


Phone: 0845 2967877 (10am-4pm Monday to Friday)

The Samaritans

Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline


Phone: 116 123

No panic

No Panic aims to aid the relief and rehabilitation of people suffering from panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related Anxiety Disorders, including Tranquilliser and Drug Withdrawal, and to provide support to sufferers and their families and/or carers.


Phone: 0844 967 4848 (Everyday 10:00am – 10:00pm, Charge: 5p a minute + your access charge)


Dee Banks School

Take a Journey through
our world where every
student matters!


Dee Banks SchoolSandy Lane, Chester, CH3 5UX

01244 667800 [email protected]


Dee Banks School

Take a Journey through
our world where every
student matters!