Community support Coronavirus

We are here to support you but it’s also important to know that there is a lot of community support available during these uncertain times. To help with this we have brought together some information regarding local community support.

These services may be subject to change so be sure to check their webpage/social media channels for further information.

Further information on the support available from the College can be accessed on the following webpages:

Student Counselling Service
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Gender Based Violence Crisis Support

 

Local Authority Support

South Lanarkshire Council

North Lanarkshire Council

Glasgow City Council

Scottish Government

  • Helpline: 0800 111 4000 (9am to 5pm, Mon – Fri)
  • Webpage

Scottish Welfare Fund

If your child is eligible for free school meals, then vouchers are available to replace this. Please contact your local authority for further details.

 

Foodbanks

East Kilbride Community Food Bank (visit their Facebook page for regular updates) 

Loaves & Fishes (visit their Facebook page for regular updates) 

Trussell Trust

Coronavirus Food Fund by Scottish Gov 

 

Citizens Advice

  • Webpage specifically for support during the current
  • Citizen’s Advice Helpline: 0800 028 1456 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm.)

 

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Free online Stress Control class here 

NHS Lanarkshire psychological wellbeing helpline: 01698 687567 (Mon-Fri 10am to 6pm)

 

Money Matters/Financial Support

 

Stay safe and as always if you require any additional support then please email our Student Services team at student.support@slc.ac.uk

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