We’re compiling some useful links to reliable information across the web to help us all during the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation.
For information and guidelines from the NHS please visit the UK government website www.gov.uk/coronavirus
We have used the NHS guide to help us provide links to useful information from many charities and organisations that help people with health conditions listed in the guide.
Help with food and essential supplies
If you or the person you care for has a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus, you can register for help from the government with deliveries of food and essential supplies.
Register for help if you are extremely vulnerable on the government website.
Please contact us to tell us about any more websites we should be featuring on this page. Thanks.
Information is being regularly updated on many of these websites.
Local foodbanks – Get the latest information about foodbanks in our area:
Help from our local councils
Regularly updated coronavirus information from Citizens Advice:
Paying your utility bills
Paying your rent or mortgage
Help for the self employed
Managing your money
We are here to help
Our hard-working team offers a telephone helpline on 01582 470 900, open Monday to Friday in office hours. Or email us anytime.
During the coronavirus crisis we can help you access reliable health and support information, and also put you in contact with NHS services to get medications delivered.
We are here with a listening ear too, offering emotional support to disabled people, people with long term health conditions, carers and families.
Can you help?
The National Care Force is a nationwide network of care providers, healthcare workers and volunteers ready to support the most vulnerable during the coronavirus outbreak. See the The National Care Force website for full details.