Coronavirus Emergency - Help and Support in Kesgrave

The support network is not going to go away.

Support at a District Council level (apart from Home but Not Alone for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable) has ended and we want to reassure you that the current support network will continue to support our community as long as it's needed.

For Kesgrave Residents the Town Council is now taking the lead role.

You can contact the Town Council on:

NB The office is usually manned Mon-Wed and Fri mornings but is now closed to the public until further notice but the phone system and emails will be checked as often as possible.

If you require support out of hours (collection of prescription, urgent food supplies) please telephone 07562 296609.

This support applies to any, new or previously supported, residents who need our support at any time in the future and covers - medication collections, weekly shopping, arranging chats, collecting goods from local businesses eg Kiln Farm, Post Office, Kesgrave Market, Kesgrave Butchers. We will also try and point you in the right direction for anything else we can help you with.

The latest support information is provided below.

From 5 Jan we are in Lockdown 3.


Further information here - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-restriction-tiers-what-you-need-to-know

 

Useful Emergency and Support Contacts

 

Suffolk Advice and Support Service – 0800 068 3131 or https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/suffolk-advice-and-support-service/

SASS brings together five essential areas of work - Single Point of Access, Local Welfare Assistance Scheme, Food banks, Suffolk InfoLink and The Warm Handover.

Local Welfare Assistance Scheme

Shielding Advice – www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

Shielding Helpline (not currently live) – 0800 028 8327

NHS Volunteer Responders – 0808 196 3382 or www.goodsamapp.org/NHSreferral

SCC Customer First (Social Care needs)  – 0345 6066167 (Consultation Line)

NSFT First Response – 0808 1963934 (24/7 mental health helpline) or www.wellbeingnands.co.uk

One Life Suffolk – 01473 718193 or www.onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Connect Support Line – 0333 150 3456

Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care – 01473 230888

Homestart – 01502 507 988 / 507 989

Suffolk Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 977 5690

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