The Church staff can be called upon at times of need to offer comfort, support, prayer and guidance.

Links to other resources can be found below.
(St. Matthew's Church is not responsible for content of external websites).

A good guide for prayer at times of need or concern can be found on the
Church of England's website

The Church of England can also provide advice on debt.

For advice on child protection, please visit

STRUGGLING WITH DEBT? - Free debt counselling for everyone from an award winning charity. This service has recently expanded to cover our area, with sponsorship from Chapel A Baptist Church. If you know anyone who would benefit from this expert service, please ask them to call free on 0800 328 0006.

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

If you need medical advice contact
NHS Choices

If you, or a family member have questions or issues around drugs or alcohol -
FRANK offers free confidential advice all day, everyday and can refer you on to local drugs services
or get in touch with
The Yorkshire Band of Hope, who have been helping people for over 100 years.
(Based at Bramley Baptist Church).

If you need to know how to help keep children safe on the internet, visit the
Home Office's site on staying safe online, or visit www.getnetwiseorg

Bereavement Support.
After the funeral of anyone in the parish, the next of kin is contacted by one of our bereavement visitors who offer the support of a friendly visit. Gill Deighton

Find more help with
Network Leeds

or find lot's more resources at

(St. Matthew's Church is not responsible for content of external websites).