COVID-19 What does that mean for MAP?

We are here for young people…update 19th July ’21

Following the Government announcement:

Good news! We can now see you for face-to-face appointments and youth groups are now running throughout the summer. Some of the counsellers are working back in our projects spaces as well. We are still supporting you via phone, email, and video platforms. Please call our FREE helpline to make an appointment or speak to one of our staff if you need help.

☎️ 0800 0744454

How do I access the projects?

Please watch this short video which will give all visitors an idea of what to expect when you enter the projects.

We look forward to seeing you! 🙂

Advice

If you need advice we are now offering appointments in Norwich. These are booked by calling the advice line on 0800 0744454 0r 01603 766994 or emailing advice@map.uk.net.

If we are unable to support you via phone or digital platform, we can see you for a face-to-face appointment. When arriving there are social distancing and hygiene measures in place to keep you safe.

The advice line is open 10.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).

advice@map.uk.net



Please get in touch if you:

• Need food
• Are worried about money and debt
• Need advice about housing or benefits
• Don’t know where to get help for other things that are bothering you like your feelings or worries.
• Being a young parent
• Relationships, sex and sexual health
• Gender identity
• Drugs and alcohol

Opening times for appointments are:

  • Norwich – Monday to Friday 10.20 am to 5 pm
  • Great Yarmouth – Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1.30 pm to 5 pm (PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR GREAT YARMOUTH DROP IN IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO STAFF SHORTAGES)

Counselling & Therapeutic work

We are offering support, from information giving and brief contacts to help with coping strategies and full counselling sessions, by telephone (calls and texts), by email and online via Zoom. We are also returning to face-to-face appointments and we will plan this with each young person by looking at what works best for them and what we are able to provide.  

This video shows you what your appointment will look like.

Please note that if you are on any of our waiting lists we will be working our way towards you, as usual, do contact us if you have any questions about this and/or updates about your circumstances to let us know about.

Young people can call our advice line for free on 0800 0744 454 or email us at advice@map.uk.net to find out more and how to access counselling and therapeutic work.

Youth Work

Good news! Youth Workers are now able to facilitate groups face-to-face with safety measures in place.

Great Yarmouth open access groups are now open for face-to-face activities. Please get in touch with Alisha with any inquiries.

Chill Spot, The UnCommon and mentoring sessions are available – a combination of in-person and digital. If you would like to take part in a group and want to know more, contact Josh

In School: We are also offering 1 to 1 mentoring for young people who attend City of Norwich School or Jane Austen college for our VRAC project. For all inquiries please get in touch with Emma

Find out more and get in touch with the Norfolk Youth Advisory Boards (YABs)

NorwichLizzyOlley@map.uk.net

Great YarmouthAlishaLewis@map.uk.net

BroadlandColinDutton@map.uk.net SarahHudis@map.uk.net

BrecklandMelanieBlanch@map.uk.net

West NorfolkBobCasey@map.uk.net

North Norfolk ColinDutton@map.uk.net GillianRockey@map.uk.net

Here are some links that you may find useful at this time to keep you well. 

Latest Government Guidelines

NHS Guidelines

Corona Virus and your Wellbeing from Mind.

How to stay well from the NHS.