COVID-19 - COMMUNITY SUPPORT

It is really important for all of us to feel supported during the coronavirus pandemic and the information on this page is to let you know about the support in our community that is there to help us all stay safe and well.

 

Local community support

If you don't have friends and family nearby, there are towns and villages that have set up community support with groups of volunteers. If you have internet access, you can see the list of this community support on the Health Connections Mendip directory website page called Covid-19 Community Support.

 

West Mendip based support

Glastonbury Coronavirus Support Network

Tanya - tel: 07912 074879 / Kama - tel: 07821 258383

email: glastonburycommunity@gmail.com

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Glastonbury Support Network

 

Street Coronavirus Support Network

Liz - tel: 07968 838204

email: liz4street@gmail.com

Michaela - tel: 07814 793611

Facebook

Street Community Support Group

 

Somerset Drug & Alcohol Service

SDAS Young People’s Service is your drug and alcohol service.

Somerset Drug & Alcohol Service’s Young People’s team provide a dedicated specialist service for young people up to the age of 18 or 25 for care leavers.

See this SDAS Young People's Service poster.

 

Additional Links

Free Food Deliveries

Wells: The Elim Connect Centre remains open to support vulnerable people in the community, between 10am - 3pm. On Wednesdays between 12pm - 2pm a hot meal delivery or take away service is available. Call the office on 01749 677097.

Street: The Salvation Army is providing free food packages to those in need, and can deliver to people's doorstep. Contact them on 07511 313339.

 

Emotional Support

Mindline Somerset 01823 276892

Heads Up 01749 670667

 

Transport

Patient Transport Advice Centre 01278 727444

 

Citizens Advice in Mendip

Citizens Advice are taking phone calls during the Covid 19 time. Please call 03444 889623.

 

Housing

Mendip Distict Council 0300 303 8588

Shelter 0808 800 4444

 

Employment Support

ACAS 0300 123 1100

 

Domestic Abuse and Violence Support

SIDAS 0800 69 49 999

 

If you have problems contacting any of the above community based support or you do not have internet access do call Health Connections Mendip on 01373 468368.

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