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.
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.
Tanya - tel: 07912 074879 / Kama - tel: 07821 258383
Liz - tel: 07968 838204
Michaela - tel: 07814 793611
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.
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.
Mindline Somerset 01823 276892
Heads Up 01749 670667
Patient Transport Advice Centre 01278 727444
Citizens Advice are taking phone calls during the Covid 19 time. Please call 03444 889623.
Mendip Distict Council 0300 303 8588
Shelter 0808 800 4444
ACAS 0300 123 1100
SIDAS 0800 69 49 999
There is also some helpful information on the NHS.uk - Domestic Violence and Abuse page.
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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