Leominster Community Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 – Can we help?

As we move into a second national lockdown, Leominster Town Council is working with Leominster COVID-19 SOS volunteering group, HVOSS Community Wheels and other local partners to support those living in and around Leominster.

Registered volunteers are ready to give you a hand with:

· Collection and delivery of essential items such as prescriptions, shopping and other essential supplies
· The delivery of personal care items. These may include cooked meals, toiletries etc.
· Transport to urgent appointments
· A weekly chat
· Care of pets, including dog walking
· Help accessing the latest government guidance
· Advice and support for those experiencing hardship
· Help with basic IT

To speak to a member of our support team, just call us on:

01568 737 940 (8am – 3pm, Monday – Friday)

01568 611 734 (3pm – 6pm, 7 days a week)

If you are phoning on behalf of a neighbour or family member, please ensure that you ask their permission before passing on any personal details.

We are here to help! 

Domestic Abuse

For help and advice if you or someone you know is a victim of Domestic Abuse, please click on the link below:

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If you are at immediate risk, please dial 999. 

You can contact West Merica Womens Aid on 0800 783 1359 (24/7) or live chat www.westmerciawomensaid.org (Mon - Fri 9am until 2.30pm)

Males experiencing domestic abuse can contact Respect Mens Helpline on 0808 801 0327 (Mon & Weds 9am until 8pm;Tues, Thurs & Fri 9am until 5pm)

Support for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Herefordshire Council’s Economic Development Team delivers a service called the Marches Growth Hub Herefordshire.  This online service offers FREE support services for all local businesses.  There are a number of government supported initiatives that can potentially help businesses through this unprecedented time of uncertainty.  

If you are a business wishing to have further information on Covid-19 then the details of the local support are available on the Marches Growth Hub Website - https://www.marchesgrowthhub.co.uk/advice-and-support/coronavirus-information-for-businesses/  
Alternatively if you wish to discuss with a member of the Economic Development team please contact 01432 261758 or 01432 383633 or business@herefordshire.gov.uk  

Citizens Advice Outreach Closure
The Citizens Advice Outreach service is closed until further notice. This decision has been made to keep staff, volunteers and the general public safe from potential Coronavirus infection. 

Telephone advice remains open at present, you can contact Citizens Advice Herefordshire on 03448 26 96 85 Monday to Friday between 10am and 3pm. Alternatively you can visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk 

 



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