Christ the King Chingford

Sources of support in time of need

The Diocese of Brentwood has published a useful list of organisations and contact details. See more

ACC offers crisis counselling for NHS staff and the bereaved

The Association of Christian Counsellors has set up a Crisis Counselling Support Service in response to the distress and suffering of many people during the Covid-19 pandemic.  See more


The particular emotional and mental health needs of children should not be overlooked and Brentwood Catholic Children’s Society continues to provide vital support in these areas. Visit

Young People

Mental well-being – all the time, and with a special focus on Covid-19 Lockdown – See more

Support for victims of domestic abuse

The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW) is calling on parishes to give support to victims of domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic. See more

Supporting Married Couples during COVID-19

If you are experiencing difficulties in your marriage, whether due to the additional stresses caused by the coronavirus crisis or other reasons, help is available. Marriage Care is currently offering remote counselling, or you might find the Smart Loving Breakthrough course helpful. Visit or Please don’t leave it too long to get help.

Special Resources from the Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle

Resources for times of grieving and death – see more

Pope’s Monthly Prayer April 2021

Fundamental Human Rights
We pray for those who risk their lives while fighting for fundamental rights under dictatorships, authoritarian regimes and even in democracies in crisis. See more