Sent and written on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council:
Christmas can be a wonderful time for many, but for some, it can be a time of immense struggle.
Lots of support is available to help people with everything from financial problems to homelessness and mental health.
Councillor Margaret Cracknell, portfolio holder for health, wellbeing and adult social care at North East Lincolnshire Council, said: “This time of year can be an incredibly difficult time for many of our residents.
“Support is available to help people get through the tough times. Lots of local and national organisations offer professional, confidential advice and support.
“I would encourage anyone struggling at this time of the year to seek out support.”