Here2Help Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Here2Help is a community action response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There continues to be 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 and find useful resources.

Easy read: Getting NHS help when you need it during the coronavirus outbreak (opens in a new window)

Resources to help you

We have put together a series of resources to help you and your family whilst following the National Government advice.

Children and families

Health and wellbeing

Working and businesses

Are you in need of help?

If you are vulnerable and need help during this difficult time but are unable to seek help from family, friends and neighbours, click below and complete a form and a helper will be in contact:

I need help

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 then press option 3. The Here2Help opening hours are Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm.


Are you a charity, community group or business who provides services to the residents of Worcestershire in relation to one or more of the following?

  • mental health and wellbeing
  • healthy lifestyle
  • assistance, support, and supplies 
  • work and adult learning 
  • money matters 
  • volunteering opportunities
  • looking after someone (caring responsibilities) 
  • recreation, activities and things to do

Yes? Then we would like to offer you the opportunity to register your services on our new Here2Help Health and Wellbeing Hub.

Your organisations details will be added to our Community Directory and published on our website for customers to search and access the right services to meet their needs.

If you would like to be involved, please take a few moments to complete the online form below.

I am offering help as an organisation

When completing the form, you will be given the option to opt in to making your details visible on our website for residents to search themselves. Or you can choose for your details to not be visible on our website, meaning that your details will only be used internally by Worcestershire County Council staff and partners for referring those in need of help to your organisation. The new Here2Help Hub website is planned to go live in May 2021.

If you have any queries regarding the completion of the form or how your data will be used please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing h2hoffertohelp@worcestershire.gov.uk.


Register your information on Worcestershire’s LifeCurve site

What is the LifeCurve? Worcestershire’s new LifeCurve website will provide tailored advice and guidance, including signposting to local services, that supports people to live well in later life.

If you are a service provider for older people, your information can also be listed on the LifeCurve site. The site will be launching in Spring 2020.

For more information, contact: laterlife@worcestershire.gov.uk 

I am offering help as an organisation

When completing the form, you should choose the option to opt in to making your details visible on our website for residents to search themselves. This will give an option to be included on the LifeCurve website.

If you have any queries regarding the completion of the form or how your data will be used please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing h2hoffertohelp@worcestershire.gov.uk.


Become an Individual Here2Help volunteer

We have received many kind offers of help and support from individuals across Worcestershire during the pandemic. We would love to hear from you if you could help as an individual volunteer.

I am an individual who would like to offer help

How we use your information

Read the Here2Help Privacy Notice


Residents Forum for new Here 2 Help Health and wellbeing Hub

We’re developing a dedicated Health and Wellbeing Hub and we’re looking for Worcestershire residents to be part of a focus group that meets regularly to help us shape this service.

If you have an interest in how the services we provide can help your community, we’re reaching out to you to join the group. Find out more information at Health and Wellbeing Hub – Resident Focus Group


5 steps to look after yourself and others

 

 

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Take care of yourself and stay healthy

 

 

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Call, chat, check

 

 

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Be Kind.
Think of others

 

 

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Get online to stay in touch

 

 

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Share advice & information

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.

Our campaign

Requests for help completed: 5194

Offers of help: 2590

(Updated: 15 April 2021)