Who to contact if you need help because of the Coronavirus pandemic
Community Help Points
There are a number of community help points across the County that can offer help and support to help with accessing food, isolation, shopping, befriending, companionship collecting prescriptions etc. They can also signpost to other support groups.
Please see our list of Community Help Points to find one in your local area.
There are also many smaller local support groups that are availabale on Facebook / Twitter that may be able to help you.
A number of supermarkets are providing online shopping, and some will allow you to place orders over the telephone for collection / delivery.
If a volunteer is helping you with shopping, many major supermarkets are now offering volunteer shopping cards that they can use.
There are many foodbanks across Staffordshire that are able to support you in times of crisis.
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.
There are lots of services available for those caring for someone
There are a ranage of reviewed and trusted apps that can help you to stay healthy and well.
Looking after your mental wellbeing is just as important as your physical health and there are still lots of support available.
You can access support if you or someone you know is dealing with bereavement.
There are also many other organisations listed on Staffordshire Connects who may still be able to help you. Many are offering telephone or online support if they are unable to see you face to face.