Current Advice Regarding COVID-19

Are you a Blue Coat parent or carer and also a key worker crucial to combating the COVID-19 pandemic, looking for information about childcare provision so that you can get to work?  Please e-mail with details.  Emails are checked daily Monday to Friday.

Key Documents

Everyday Life

We are aware there is a huge amount of information being discussed and recognise this may be overwhelming and sometimes conflicting, causing even more worry and stress.

Here are some reliable sources and contacts should you wish to discuss any concerns you may have;



Telephone Number

We are members of Advice UK, the UK’s largest support network for free, independent advice centres.  Our experienced debt advisers are also members of the Institute of Money Advisors.




We are a distribution centre for the Black County Food Bank, enabling us to offer support to local people who are experiencing temporary difficulties.


Anxiety UK

0344 775774


0800 1111


The coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact on our mental health. Help us be there for everyone who needs us at this crucial time.

0300 123 3393

Mind – Legal advice service

0300 466 6463

Re think mental illness

0300 500 0927


0808 800 5000


116 123

Shout crisis text line

If you are struggling to cope and need to talk, our trained Shout Volunteers are here for you, day or night.

Text shout to 85258

Walsall Children & Young People’s Services

01922 658170

Walsall school nurses, parent text line

07520 634 909

Walsall school Nurses Chat Health line (11-19)

07480 635 363