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Coronavirus / Covid 19 support

Who to contact if you need help because of the Coronavirus pandemic  

Shopping online

A number of supermarkets are providing online shopping, and some will allow you  to place orders over the telephone for collection / delivery. 

Volunteer Shopping cards

If a volunteer is helping you with shopping, many major supermarkets are now offering volunteer shopping cards that they can use. 

Foodbanks

There are many foodbanks across Staffordshire that are able to support you in times of crisis. 

There are also food co-ops that are able to provide food and other products at low prices. 

Telephone Befriending

During this time it is still important to interact with people, and there are some telephone befriending services that may be able to offer support during this time.

Commuity Support groups and organisations 

In each district there is at least one large community group and many smaller local support groups that will be able to help.

You can also find a lot of local resident support groups on Facebook / Twitter that may be able to help you.

Prescriptions

Your local pharmacy will be aware of many support groups and volunteers who are helping to collect prescriptions. Just give them a call and ask for thier advice.  

Support for carers

There are lots of services available for those caring for someone. 

Health and Wellebing apps

There are a ranage of reviewed and trusted apps that can help you to stay healthy and well. 

Mental Wellbeing

Looking after your mental wellbeing is just as important as your physical health and there are still lots of support available.

Bereavement Support

You can access support if you or someone you know is dealing with bereavement.

Other organisations

There are also many other organisations listed on Staffordshire Connects who may still be able to help you. Many are offering telephone, virtual or online support if they are unable to see you face to face.