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Support: Here 2 Help

There are and will continue to be many people in our communities who will be self-isolating at home due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you are vulnerable and need help during this difficult time and would like to be contacted by a helper or volunteer please see their website for more information and how to ask for help.

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/Here2Help

The types of additional support available to people through Here2Help is as follows and the aim is to prevent families/households getting to crisis points:

Food and Supplies – Unable to obtain food and supplies (including specific food and supplies)

Health and Medication – Help with collecting medicine and prescriptions

Commitments – Including childcare, pets and transport

Connectivity and Entertainment – Internet access; Ideas for entertaining children

Mental Health and Wellbeing – Social isolation and loneliness; Keeping active

Help for those without the internet

A phone number has been set up to help those who can’t access the internet, to help them fill out the form. The dedicated number is: 01905 768053.

This can be used Monday to Sunday between 8am and 8pm.

Residents who have received an NHS letter

Residents who have received a letter from the NHS asking them to self-isolate for 12 weeks and are deemed extremely vulnerable can also use this number 01905 768053 to request help with care, medicine and support with daily living.