Corona Virus - Local support
We also have a quick list of organisations that might help.
We will update this information on a regular basis.
Circumstances are changing quickly so please help us by letting us know if any of the information is inaccurate or has changed.
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Blackpool Council is committed to maintaining essential services and protecting the most vulnerable members of our community.
We are setting up a community corona kindness helpline for those who want to help and for those that need help and live in Blackpool.
The services that we propose to help with initially are:
- Food shopping
- Dog walking
- Medical supplies
- Social isolation and loneliness
Contact details for Fylde Coast Support hubs:
- Blackpool Council Corona kindness Freephone 0808 1963080 email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fylde Council 01253 658448 email: email@example.com
- Wyre Council : Wyre Together 01253 891000, www.wyre.gov.uk/together
- Lancashire County Council: In hours 0300 123 6720 or out of hours 0300 123 6722 email: Acscustomer.firstname.lastname@example.org
Age UK Lancashire
Our staff have access to wide range of information on a variety of topics such as welfare benefits, community care, housing, consumer and health issues.
Blackpool Carer's Centre
Blackpool Carers Centre is an independent, local charity and network partner of Carers Trust. We provide a range of services to support and enhance the lives of unpaid carers of all ages throughout Blackpool and The Fylde Coast.
Blackpool Food Bank
We work together with agencies across Blackpool to provide emergency food parcels for people in need. We are not a front line service but provide aid to front-line services who have already assessed the needs of each client via the Discretionary Support Service and other partners in the network. Following on from the assessment we can provide a three day food parcel consisting of three meals per day to families and individuals.
British Red Cross
Help people feel better connectd and enjoy the benfits of being more involved in their local community.
Care and Share
Care & Share is a Christian family & friends run faith group
The CASHER Team are based at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. We see young people up till the age of 25 who require mental health support out of normal hours
A faith based group who work alongside local people who are homeless or are in need offering hot food, drinks, snacks, emergency items and support.
Discretionary Support Scheme
The Blackpool discretionary support scheme is for Blackpool residents can provide assistance to vulnerable people who need:
- Short term emergency support
- Help to become established or maintain independence in the community
We are unable to give cash.
Food bank information during COVID-19.
To reduce the amount of furniture, electrical other household items going to landfill. Helping individuals and families within the Blackpool, Wyre Fylde area access these items
Sacred Heart food service
Provision of food parcels for the homeless and the vulnerable
The Shelter Street Life
Streetlife is an organisation which assists vulnerable young people in Blackpoo, alot of whom who access our service as homeless.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army works with some of the most vulnerable people. We are working hard to continue supporting those who need us the most.