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Help and Support

 

COVID-19

COVID-19 Hub - Red Tractor Farm Assurance

Red Tractor have launched a COVID-19 hub which is up-to-date with guidance for members as the situation evolves over the coming months.

COVID-19 - NHS Guidance

For information about the virus and how to protect yourself.

COVID-19 - Government Guidance

Find out the number of cases and risk level in the UK, what to do if you have symptoms, and what the government is doing about the virus.

COVID-19 - Farm Movement Letter

A template to complete for your farm workers, confirming their status as key workers for essential travel to work.

 

Webinars and other information

AHDB & FCN joint webinar: Mental Health Awareness

This webinar focuses on: 

  - Recognising the signs of mental health issues in yourself and others

  - How to start a conversation about mental health

  - Explains some ways of supporting others with mental health

  - Shares some real-life experiences

  - Accessing support available from other organisations

National Directory of Rural Support Groups

National Directory of Rural Support Groups

Find rural support groups in your local area.

Compiled, published and funded by YANA

The Little Book of Minding Your Head

Outlining what mental health actually means and how you can support others through challenging times.

Compiled by Yellow Wellies and funded by NFU Mutual

National Directory of Farm and Rural Support Groups

Launched in July 2020, the directory lists 69 regional, national, and membership organisations who can provide support, advice, and guidance to farming and rural communities.

Compiled by The Princes Countryside Fund

 

Support groups

Addington Fund

01926 620135

Providing homes for farming families living in England and Wales who have to leave the industry, through no fault of their own, and by doing so will lose their home.

Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI)

0808 281 9490

Offering financial support, practical care and guidance to farming people of all ages, including farmers, farmworkers and dependants.

The DPJ Foundation

Call: 0800 587 4262 (24/7)

Text: 07860 048799 (24/7)

Mental health charity supporting those in agriculture with a fully finded counselling and 24/7 helpline.

Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RASBI)

0300 111 4166

Providing emotional, practical and financial support to individuals and their families across the agricultural sector.

Farming Community Network (FCN)

03000 111 999 (7am - 11pm)

Supporting farmers with personal and business related issues.

Samaritans

116 123 (24/7)

Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Forage Aid

07967 219991

Supporting farmers whose livestock has been affected by extreme weather events by providing forage andbedding to those in need.

Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services

01833 641010 (9am - 5pm)

07917 304685 (24/7)

Working with the people across the rural communities of County Durham to help prevent problems from getting to the desperate stage.

Lincolnshire Rural Support Network

0800 138 1710

Working with Lincolnshire's farming and rural community through tough times.

Yellow Wellies Farm Safety Foundation

01789 416065

Raising awareness of farm safety among farmers to challenge and change their attitudes towards farming safety.

Nottinghamshire Rural Support (NRS)

0800 138 1710

Supporting stressed and vulnerable people from the farming and rural communities in Nottinghamshire.

You Are Not Alone – The Yana Project

0300 323 0400

Help for those in farming who may be affected by stress and depression.

Prince's Countryside Fund

Supporting farmers through a number of programmes, including emergency relief.

 

 

If you would like to add your charitable organisation to the above list, please email marketing@holstein-uk.org