COVID-19 coronavirus: Able Futures continues

Able Futures is continuing to deliver mental health support.

Via telephone and email, we are here to give advice, guidance and support.

You can apply online or by calling 0800 321 3137 to get advice and guidance from a mental health specialist, whatever is on your mind.

Following government guidance on social distancing and direction to avoid non-essential social contact as a way to help protect everyone from coronavirus COVID-19, Able Futures continues to support people across England, Scotland and Wales by arranging telephone appointments with our Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants (VRCs).

Face-to-face appointments are suspended until further notice but if you call 0800 321 3137 or apply online for support from Able Futures, we'll arrange for you to talk on the phone, via email or video call, with a VRC who will listen to what you're feeling and help you make a plan for ways to feel better. 

Able Futures delivers the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service which is available to anyone who is employed, self-employed or an apprentice, including anyone who has been furloughed, and who needs advice and guidance about anything that is affecting their mental health in these challenging times.

If you have any questions, please contact your Able Futures VRC, call 0800 321 3137 or email

Able Futures delivers the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions, which has provided guidance on Coronavirus support for benefit claimants, employees and employers. and there is information about coronavirus and claiming benefits on the Universal Credit website

Ingeus UK, which leads the Able Futures partnership, has the following policy on coronavirus.

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Access to Work Mental Health Support Service: Freephone 0800 321 3137