The back page of our newsletter always lists helpful contacts and links. They are included here also, so that you can always find them.


Caring Together Warwickshire. This is the statutory carer support service for Warwickshire carers. Contact them by phone 0800 297 5544 or visits


For consumer complaint, consumer help and advice or to report an issue to Trading Standards, please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 0808 223 1133.


For consumer or business help and advice, including details of an approved trader scheme, please visit our website:


Advice on scams and rogue traders: Report fraud directly to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or Citizen's Advice Consumer Helpline on 0800 223 1133. More advice available at:;


Healthwatch Warwickshire -; 01926 422823 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays) and email


Warwickshire County Council: 01926 410410. For social media go to their facebook page: or search 'Social Media' on the website for details of dedicated links such as Instagram and Twitter.


Searchout Warwickshire - the replacement for the Warwickshire Directory can be found at


Act on Energy - for information about energy efficiency and hardship support. Phone 0800 988 2881 or visit


AbilityNet - offers friendly and trustworthy help with your tech at home. This free service is offered for the disabled and older people. Phone  0800 048 7642 during office hours or email


Silverline—available 24/7  as well as a befriending service 0800 4 70 80 90

Samaritans Phone 116 123 (yes, just 6 digits) or go to the website for further options of making contact
Mind offers coping strategies, further ideas for support, emergency advice, patient stories so that you know that you’re not alone. Info-line 0300 123 3393 open 9 - 6
Coventry & Warwickshire helpline - a free 24/7 confidential helpline providing emotional support to residents of Coventry and Warwickshire. Phone 0800 616 171
Advice from the NHS—If you need urgent help during a mental health crisis or emergency, contact your local NHS urgent helpline provided by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust 0808 196 6798


KEEP MOVING  10 minute chair exercises, devised for the NHS   Age UK—15 ways to move more at home poster   5 easy chair exercises from the British Heart Foundation 10 Today - 10 minute exercises for older people