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Coronavirus resources from our partners

This is a list of Coronavirus information that is being made available by our partners. For up to date information on our services please see our main Coronavirus page.

Contact us about this list here.

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Resource
Worcestershire County Council Here2Help community support co-ordination and volunteering opportunities.
Redditch East Stronger Together (REST)  Please call 01527 919869 to volunteer or receive help and support if you are struggling with issues caused by Coronavirus.
Support Redditch Emergency Network (SREN) Please call 01527 359008 or email info@supportredditch.net for support with food provision if struggling with self isolation or other issues caused by Coronavirus.
Citizens Advice Bromsgrove and Redditch Changes to CAB service delivery - face to face service closed but advice can still be obtained by telephone and email.
Bromsgrove District Council www.bromsgrove.gov.uk/coronavirus
Worcestershire County Council www.worcestershire.gov.uk/coronavirus
Worcestershire County Council Libraries latest
Redditch and Bromsgrove Knowledge Bank (directory of services)

www.redditchbc.gov.uk/knowledgebank

NEW Lifeline

Still remains staffed and ready to assist 24/7 throughout the outbreak, and continue to operate an installation and maintenance service to new and existing users with added safety measures.  Both short term and long term requirements can be catered for.  If you or a friend or family member could benefit from being able to call for help and would value the reassurance and peace of mind our service brings to users and their families, contact them on 01527 534060, or email contact@newlifeline.org.uk or click here to find out more.

Bromsgrove and Redditch Network (BARN)

Click here to use BARN to find out where and how to volunteer in Redditch and Bromsgrove during the Covid 19 crisis.

Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Social Media resources

  1. Worcestershire – Coronavirus Support – Helping Each Other
  2. Bromsgrove Community Support
  3. Redditch, All Together Now
Greater Birmingham and Solihull (GBS) LEP Business support and advice from GBSLEP Growth Hub
Worcestershire Business Central Business support and advice from Worcestershire Business Central
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Coronavirus and claiming benefits
Age UK Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest Changes to support and services
BDHT (Bromsgrove District Housing Trust) Changes to BDHT service delivery
Redditch Nightstop

Contact hours are Mon – Fri 9 am -5pm on 07904 211765.  Support will continue to be provided over the phone and for planned counselling sessions.

Redditch Foodbank

Has now moved to 24 Church Green East https://redditch.foodbank.org.uk/

Where Next Service updates can be found here -  https://www.where-next.org.uk
Sandycroft Centre Sandycroft Centre is still offering Domestic Abuse support for people living in Redditch and Bromsgrove by phone. http://sandycroft.org/#sandycroft-centre
Relate Relate are continuing to provide sessions by telephone or webcam https://www.relate.org.uk/find-my-nearest-relate/outpost/redditch-relate
Redditch Carers Careline Are still available to help and support Carers they are in contact with and also not in contact with. They can be contacted using the usual details  01527 66177 or info@carerscareline 
West Mercia Police Latest policing advice
Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service Latest fire service news
Heart of Worcestershire College Latest HOW College news
Act on Energy Coronavirus updates
HM Government www.gov.uk/coronavirus
HM Government Guidance on closure of certain businesses and buildings
NHS www.nhs.uk/coronavirus
NHS - GoodSAM - volunteer to help during the Coronavirus crisis https://www.goodsamapp.org/home