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UPDATED CORONAVIRUS - HELP AND ADVICE IN THE EAST SUFFOLK AREA

April 2, 2020 1:00 PM

UPDATED COVID-19 - GROWING SUPPORT NETWORK THROUGHOUT OUR AREA

How and where to get help, how to volunteer and news around the East Suffolk area

Coronavirus Help and AdviceFor all information about the response to the Convid-19 pandemic, how to get help, volunteer and uptodate news in your area click on the following links:

Bungay and Beccles: click here

Felixstowe & Martlesham click here

Framlingham: click here

Halesworth: click here

Lowestoft: click here

Saxmundham: click here

Southwold: click here

Woodbridge: click here

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EAST SUFFOLK DISTRICT COUNCIL

Communities Support Team- Covid-19 Support request

To request help in the East Suffolk District Council area click on the link here

Complete the online form to request or offer help.

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SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL

Suffolk County Council have launched a Suffolk - focused service to help connect people who want to volunteer in their communities with neighbours who are most in need.

The free app, called Tribe Volunteer, can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

The telephone number for those in genuine need to request help is 0800 8766926 and the line will be staffed from 9am to 5pm seven days a week

The Tribe Volunteer app and phoneline to help people in Suffolk during the coronavirus crisis Picture: Suffolk County Council

Groups in Suffolk which can offer help and support

There are plenty of groups in Suffolk ready to offer a helping hand or a friendly ear.

Here's our round-up of organisations that can offer you support during this crisis:

  • Home But Not Alone Volunteer App: Suffolk County Council has launched a free app, called Tribe Volunteer, and phone line - 0800 876 6926 - to connect volunteers with those needing help. The number operates 09:00 to 17:00, seven days a week SEE BOX ABOVE
  • Age UK Suffolk: 01473 357070/01473 351234
  • Community Action Suffolk: For information for volunteers and communities contact 01473 345400
  • Suffolk MIND: Help available for emotional needs and mental health on 0300 111 6000
  • Domestic Abuse: Call 0808 2000247 if you don't feel safe
  • Samaritans: 116 123 or jo@samaritans.org
  • Alzheimer's Research UK: If you, or someone you care for, needs support and information call the dementia info line on 0300 111 5 111
  • Suffolk Trading Standards: 0808 223 1133 or go to its Facebook page

Further information will be added to this page as and when it is received. If you have more information about your local area and what is happening please email us.

TO ALL OUR VISITORS : - STAY SAFE

NHS Covid19