Local Volunteer Support Groups

Here's a list of local volunteer groups who have been setup in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. They are able to help in a variety of ways and if you are vulnerable or isolated, it's well worth registering with your local group. All Areas Calderdale Community Transport Local shopping & delivery 0300 0200 215 Helping Hands, by … Continue reading Local Volunteer Support Groups

NHS support via text for those with symptoms of Covid-19

People staying at home suffering with suspected coronavirus symptoms will get regular check-ins from a new NHS messaging service. Daily texts will be sent by the NHS to new patients who register their Covid-19 symptoms and contact details with the 111 online service. The messages will check how people are, and ensure that those who … Continue reading NHS support via text for those with symptoms of Covid-19

Mental Heath – Comprehensive Advice

Guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing during the crisis Public Health England has published a really useful guide for the public on looking after their mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak. What you need to know The coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak is going to have an impact on everyone’s daily lives, … Continue reading Mental Heath – Comprehensive Advice

Calderdale Food Deliveries Directory

Thanks to some wonderful support from our friends and contacts, here's a list of food outlets that are either delivering and/or offering support in providing groceries. We will continue to add to this list. Email us with any additions/amendments Also, don't forget to register with your local volunteer support group, especially if you are vulnerable … Continue reading Calderdale Food Deliveries Directory

Registering for help if you are vulnerable

Calderdale Council are getting increasing numbers of requests from people wanting help for their friends or themselves and being unsure how to access this help. If you need help or know someone who needs help, please take the following steps: 1 Register with the Government If you/they are very vulnerable, please register on the government's … Continue reading Registering for help if you are vulnerable

Template Letter For Local Councillors & Local Authority contacts

At Disability Partnership Calderdale we've received a number of calls and emails from people with disabilities expressing their concerns over shopping for food. In response, we have written to all our contacts in local government highlighting some key priorities that we think need addressing. We've printed the contents of the letter below. If you have … Continue reading Template Letter For Local Councillors & Local Authority contacts

Community Transport Calderdale Needs Drivers

Drivers needed for Shopping Service Community Transport Calderdale urgently need volunteers for their shopping service for people who are vulnerable and on lock down. If you're interested they will send you an outline of the job and a simple registration form to get you started. Please e-mail or call 0300 0200 215.