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Coronavirus / Covid 19 support

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.  

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. 

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.

Support for carers 

There are lots of services available for those caring for someone

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 or online support if they are unable to see you face to face.