COMMUNITY ACTION

We want to demonstrate God’s love, by meeting the practical and emotional needs of those living in Barnstaple and beyond.

We run a series of initiatives, and partner with other organisations, to help improve the lives of those in our region. By offering food, friendship and prayer, we are fulfilling our mission to see lives transformed. The Hotline is 07452 977 932

Neighbourhood Chaplains

Welcome to Barnstaple Neighbourhood Chaplains. We believe that loneliness isn’t just physical and emotional, it’s spiritual.

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Contained in the information below you will find some resources that we think may be useful in looking after our emotional health and well-being in Grosvenor Barnstaple.

  • CALL US: We’d love to talk to you. Call us on 07452 977932
  • DAILY DEVOTIONALS: Please visit our devotionals Youtube for short videos that will help you through the day.
  • PRAYER: Visit our website page & leave a prayer request.
  • FOODBANK / MONEY WORRIES We understand that during this time finances and food resources could be difficult to come by. If you are struggling to be able to provide food for your family please visit our foodbank page and / or ring for your local CAP Debt Centre

WORKING FOR THE NHS

We have help and resources available for people working in health and social care. Reply to this email and we will put you in touch with people like you.

FAMILIES AND RELATIONSHIPS

We realise that family life and relationships can be difficult and especially so in the current season we are in, so if you are feeling that you’d like some help / tips please call us on 07542 977932 or look at the resources below.

 

Care for the family 

careforthefamily.org.uk

Tips for parents during the COVID-19 crisis (Video 2 mins)

Conflict and Relationships – Sue and Chris Moncton Rickets (Video)

ANXIETY AND WORRY

Well-Being – Patrick Regan and Sue Monckton Rickets (Video 1hr 2m)

Tackling Depression – Patrick Regan (Video)

Tackling Anxiety – Patrick Regan (Video)

https://youtu.be/sWr59-fbA-I

PHYSICAL HEALTH

Getting in shape was hard to do in lockdown. For many of us exercise has not been built into our day but emerging from lockdown means we now need to do something. The following links can help you to stay in shape and stick to a regular routine. As the saying goes, “Healthy body, healthy mind”.

Click below link for home workout videos (Video)

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/for-your-body/move-more/home-workout-videos/

SAFEGUARDING and DOMESTIC ABUSE

At Grosvenor Barnstaple, Safeguarding is a priority.

If you have a safeguarding concern including domestic abuse, you can phone one of the Barnstaple Safeguarding Coordinators Paula Clarke or Paul Symons or contact the thirtyone:eight

24hr HELPLINE: 0303 003 11 11

Barnstaple Street Pastors

CAP: Barnstaple Debt Centre

Northern Devon Foodbank

Eagle Community

Breakthrough Transformation Trust