Community support during the coronavirus outbreak

Help and support available in Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub

Wiltshire Council's hub is available to anyone who is struggling during this difficult time, such as people who are identified as clinically extremely vulnerable or self-isolating and don’t have a support network around them or know where to get help.

The hub is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm on Saturdays. Email wellbeinghub@wiltshire.gov.uk or call 0300 003 4576.

More information is on the council's dedicated Covid-19 page

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Community Pack 

Wiltshire Council has updated its Community Pack to support you and your community during the outbreak. 

The new pack includes information and advice on issues such as:

  • The current restrictions, self-isolating and health advice
  • How to access a Covid-19 test and the test and trace scheme
  • What communities can do to support themselves
  • Local support available
  • Support for businesses.

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Community Groups Directory

Wiltshire Council has produced a directory of community volunteer groups that have been set up throughout the county.

The directory provides a list of more than 100 groups which have been set up largely by volunteers to support their fellow residents, vulnerable neighbours and family during the outbreak.

The directory is updated regularly. 

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How to help others safely

The Government has produced guidance on how the public can support others in their local community safely.

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Resource hub for voluntary organisations

Wessex Community Action has created a resource hub for voluntary and community sector organisations (VCSE) in Wiltshire, offering advice and guidance.  

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Support for BAME communities

Barnardo's have a national helpline to support vulnerable Black, Asian and minority ethnic children and their families who have been impacted by Covid-19. 

The Boloh helpline provides advice, support and signposting on a range of issues including sickness and bereavement, financial hardship and health problems. 

Call 0800 1512605 or chat online at helpline.barnardos.org.uk Monday-Friday, 1pm-8pm. 

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