Here2Help Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Here2Help is a community action response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
There are many vulnerable people in our community who have to self-isolate. This site provides a central location for the vulnerable who are unable to seek help from family, friends and neighbours. You can request help, volunteer to help and find useful resources.
- if you have symptoms use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service (opens in a new window) to find out what to do
- if you need advice and guidance go to Worcestershire County Council Coronavirus (COVID-19) (opens in a new window)
Vulnerable and in need of 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 complete this form.
Please only complete this form if you need help over the coming days and we will aim to get back within 48 hours.
Can you offer help during
We’re already receiving kind offers of help and support from individuals, groups and businesses across Worcestershire.
We would love to hear from you if you have any goods and services that you wish to donate.
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 Saturday between 8am and 6pm.
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.
Offers of help: 2097
Requests for help: 2920
(Updated: 3 June 2020 09:27)
We would like to thank all of those people offering help and support during this time, your support makes an enormous difference.
Resources to help while you stay at home during Coronavirus (COVID-19)
We have put together a series of resources to help you and your family whilst following the National Government advice.
Please help us raise awareness of the Here2Help campaign
Help us spread the word by putting up a poster
Free posters to download and print off to advise people on how they can get help during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Digital Events and Activities
A range of library events and activities are now available online for customers. They include Storytime at Home, Rhyme Time and Poetry in Motion on demand videos for children and young people.
Help the NHS and Care Services – Tell us about your experiences during the Coronavirus outbreak
Healthwatch Worcestershire would like as many people as possible to share their feedback of accessing information and health and care services during the Coronavirus outbreak. This will enable us to help these essential services at this difficult time, by providing feedback about what is working well, any issues and where further information is needed.
5 steps to look after yourself and others
Take care of yourself and stay healthy
Think of others
Get online to stay in touch
Share accurate advice and information
COVID-19, Domestic Abuse and Your Community
You might be worried about yourself or a friend/relative’s wellbeing whilst we are being asked to stay at home as part of the COVID-19 emergency measures. If so, help is available:
SafeLives ending domestic abuse # you are not alone
Safe Lives have all the domestic abuse resources in a one stop link:
Website: SafeLives ending domestic abuse - Domestic abuse and COVID-19 (opens in a new window)
Free phone 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
Men’s Advice Line on 0808 801 0327 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm)
In an emergency always dial 999
For more information about this service and further domestic abuse related information and services please visit the Worcestershire County Council Domestic abuse website.
Here2Help: Privacy and your information
How we use your information during this campaign can be found in the Coronavirus response and Here2Help Worcestershire Privacy Notice page.
Important information about helpful community groups and organisations.