Useful information in Surrey Heath 2/4/20
|Surrey County Council Coronavirus- information and advice||https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/emergency-planning-and-community-safety/coronavirus||Includes official information and advice Community support, need help or want to volunteer? |
Council service information
Self-isolation help and support
Activities and entertainment
Health and well-being
|GOV.UK COVID-19 WhatsApp bot||To start receiving messages, users should send “hi” via WhatsApp to the number 07860 064422.||UK government, access pre-determined, stats, chunks of advice on symptoms or how to avoid spreading the disease.|
High Cross Church established as the hub for support across Surrey Heath during the COVID-19 crisis. Local food banks have handed over to Highcross
If you are self-isolating you may need some help to have essential items like prescriptions, shopping or other things brought to your home and left on your doorstep. You may just need a friendly person to speak to on the phone because you are lonely. We aim with this site to get you the help you need where available. email@example.com 07967 759987 https://www.facebook.com/groups/SurreyHeathPrepared/
Twitter, Facebook and Nextdoor have local group and business information, log on and see what you can find. The Nextdoor app is a social networking platform for local communities and neighbourhoods. https://nextdoor.co.uk/
For local information on Camberley shops please join the Twitter and Facebook pages for https://www.collectivelycamberley.co.uk/
|Wiltshire Farm Foods||01344 867719 firstname.lastname@example.org||Provide delivered frozen ready meals 1/4/20 update: Prioritising existing customers, meals can be available for extremely vulnerable who will need to arrange collection via Surrey prepared|
|Milk & More||www.Milkandmore.co.uk||Deliver milk, bread, fresh food items, cleaning products 1/4/20 update: Prioritising existing customers and hoping to increase customer base further|
|Fresh Connect|| https://freshconnectuk.com/ |
020 7720 4126
|A family business delivering fresh fruit, veg and daily necessities to the local areas in Surrey …. free delivery|
|Parsley Box||https://www.parsleybox.com/ Call FREE: 0800 612 7225||Parsley box is a provider of packaged complete meals delivered to home|
|Cook||https://www.cookfood.net/||Provide frozen meals. Good quality but more expensive than supermarkets. Can order online|
|Abel and Cole||https://www.abelandcole.co.uk/||Fresh food delivered|
Anyone looking for medical advice or information from public health must still go to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ or
– Call 111 if they are suffering from severe symptoms.
– The advice is not to call 111 if you have mild symptoms but to go online instead.
|Carers UK||https://www.carersuk.org/forum||provide forums carers can join for free|
|Action for carer’s||0303 040 1234||can provide emotional support and practical advice over the phone only|
|Alzheimer’s Society||0300 222 11 22 https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/||National dementia helpline. There are also fact sheets on their website|
|Carer’s Trust||https://carers.org/||forums for carers and advice and guidance pages|
|The Silver Line||0800 4 70 80 90||a confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to over 55’s, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year|
|Exercise for over 65’s||10today||Tune in to 10 minutes of physical activity today. It’s good for you and fun to do! Relieve boredom and stay healthier by exercising for ten minutes every day|
|Chatterpack||https://chatterpack.net/||A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources!|
|YMCA||https://ymca360.org/||Stay fit and healthy with these online exercise videos, yoga, weightlifting|
|Sport England||https://www.sportengland.org/||Variety of fitness classes and options to relieve boredom and keep active|
Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. If you have any doubt, please visit their website https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/
Please note that Friends Against Scams is not a reporting or advice service.
If you require advice on scams, we recommend you contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 1133.
To report a scam or suspicious activity please contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or visit https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud.
|Community Point||You can either visit the website, www.communitypoint.org.uk call the office number on 01483 565456, or 07468 690 834. Alternatively, please email email@example.com||Information regarding local support services, signposting and volunteers support.|
|Action for Carers Surrey||Tel : 0303 040 1234 |
SMS : 07714 075993
Email : CarerSupport@actionforcarers.org.uk
www : www.actionforcarers.org.uk
|Surrey Libraries Community Connections||Tel : 01483 541518 |
www : www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries
|Offer support for those unable to get to a library, information on reading skills, reading groups, self-help books, blue badge checking service, bus pass applications.|
|Surrey Information Point||https://www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk/||Directory of local care, health and community support options|
|Financial support and advice||https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/free-financial-advice-your-options||Getting free financial help and information|
|Money saving expert||https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/savings/best-financial-advisers/||Impartial information and advice free|
Crisis support information
|Woking Safe Haven||The Prop, 30 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6JT, Locations of other Safe Havens: https://www.sabp.nhs.uk/our-services/mental-health/safe-havens||Drop in service for people experiencing a mental health crisis: 6pm-11pm, 365 days a year|
|Mental Health Crisis Helpline||0800 915 4644||Support for experiencing a mental health crisis. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year|
|Samaritans (National 24 hrs)||Call 116 123 for free https://www.samaritans.org/||Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.|
|SHOUT||Text SHOUT to 85258 from anywhere in the UK, 24/7. https://www.giveusashout.org/||Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 crisis text line available for anyone, anytime, anywhere. The service is anonymous and off bill. It is powered by a nationwide team of Crisis Volunteers, supported by expert Clinical Supervisors. This is a place to go if you’re experiencing a personal crisis, unable to cope and need immediate help.|
|Mental Health Crisis Helpline (SABP)||Emergency support for those with a mental health crisis||Tel: 0300 456 8342 SMS: 07717 9898342|
*This is not an exhaustive list of what is available in your community.
More information can be found on*: *Surrey Information Point: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk
Surrey County Council cannot endorse or recommend any services. However, every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information we supply.
We would invite your feedback regarding any of the above services should they not meet your needs or expectations.
Please feel free to send me any information or corrections for this sheet
Michael Rowlands, Surrey Heath Locality team , Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org