LawCare has a network of Peer Supporters, people who work in the legal profession who may have been through difficult times themselves and can offer one-to-one support, friendship and mentoring to helpline callers referred to them. At present were are looking for Peer Supporters in certain areas:
If you're interested in being a Peer Supporter for LawCare, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or call 01268 771333 for a chat about what's involved.
We are also looking for Helpline Volunteers who are available to cover occasional shifts on the LawCare Helpline on weekdays. If you're a retired legal professional, or working part time, or for any other reason you are available to help us out on Monday to Friday, and you'd be interested in volunteering for this challenging but rewarding role, please contact us. Full training and support will be given.
Help us achieve our vision of a legal community that values and supports mental health and wellbeing by raising awareness that it's okay to talk about these issues and there is support available.
If you are worried about a colleague, a friend or someone in your family, talk with them about what may be troubling them and let them know about LawCare. If you need support to talk to someone you are worried about, contact us, in confidence - we can help. Call our helpline 0800 279 6888 or read our factsheet.
Follow us on Facebook & Twitter and support our social media campaigns.
Promote wellbeing in your organisation. There are many ways you can do this; here are some suggestions:
The Bar of England and Wales have useful guidance on how to promote wellbeing in the legal workplace. Click here for more information
We are always looking for walkers to join our team for the annual London Legal Walk. We raised over £4,500 in 2017 for LawCare and the London Legal Support Trust. Join us and help us do even better next year. For more information email email@example.com.
We rely on contributions from professional bodies, individuals and legal practice organisations to carry out our work. The easiest way to donate securely is online. You can also send us a cheque made payable to: LawCare Ltd, to LawCare PO Box 147 Benfleet, SS7 3WX.
Payroll giving – your employer may support you to make a regular monthly contribution from your salary.
Sponsorship – if your organisation is interested in sponsoring an aspect of our work such as materials or events, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we would be happy to talk to you.