Posted: 21 December, 2017 at 1:00 pm

How to get help over Christmas

John Healey MP’s office will close on Thursday December 21 and reopen on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

During this time, the following information may be helpful.

Hot meals and food parcels

  • Citizens Advice Rotherham, The RAIN Building, Eastwood Lane, Rotherham S65 1EQ
    Tel: 01709 515680
  • Rotherham Foodbank, Hope Centre, Grove Road, Rotherham S60 2ER
    Tel: 01709 372104
  • Shiloh Rotherham, 15 Station Road, Rotherham S60 1HN
    Tel: 01709 559504
  • The Salvation Army Parkgate and Rawmarsh, Quarry Street, Rawmarsh S62 7DB
    Tel: 01709 524653
  • The Salvation Army Wath-upon-Dearne, West Street, Wath S63 7QU
    Tel: 01709 879178
  • The Salvation Army Goldthorpe, Straight Lane, Goldthorpe S63 9DW, Tel: 01709 898847

Samaritans

Freephone: 116 123

Housing

Rotherham council housing emergency repairs contact centre – 01709 336009

Berneslai Homes repairs hotline – 01226 787878

Rotherham Council

Emergency calls only (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) from 8pm on Friday 22 December 2017 to 8am Tuesday 2 January:

  • Highways – 01709 336003
  • Children and Young People’s Services – 01709 336080
  • Adult Social Services – 01709 822330
  • Any other emergency – 01709 336009

Jobcentre Plus

Click here for Jobcentre Plus opening times

Water

For loss of water supply, water main bursts, overflowing or blocked drains, whether council or private, call Yorkshire Water on 0845 124 24 24

Power

For power cuts call Northern Power Grid on 0800 375675

Gas leaks

Call National Gas Emergency Service on 0800 111 999

Public transport

  • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve: most local bus and train services will follow Sunday timetables with an early finish (with last departures from around 6pm)
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day: no bus services apart from service X1 between Sheffield and Rotherham. On New Year’s Day trains will start later than normal
  • Wednesday 27-Saturday 30 December: a Saturday service will operate on local buses and a normal weekday service on local trains
  • Normal services resume on 2 January. More information from travelsouthyorkshire.com/christmas or Traveline 01709 51 51 51.

Medical treatment

Call 111 for non-emergencies and 999 for emergencies

Police

Call 101 for non-emergencies and 999 for emergencies