Published: 07 January 2021
As we enter a third lockdown, this will be a very challenging time for many people. However, there is support available for those who need it.
The Parish Helpline
is still open for those who need help with accessing groceries/medication whilst self-isolating or shielding. For help, please contact us on email@example.com
. Those without internet access can call 07760 458079. To help us deal with requests as efficiently as possible, please use the email address if you are able to do so, including ‘Help’ as the subject title. We have lots of wonderful volunteers from the village, so please don’t be afraid to ask for help if you need it!24/7 Mental Health Helpline for Bucks and Oxon
- The round-the-clock helpline provides advice for those struggling with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.Adults should call: 01865 904997
Children and Young People: 01865 904998Local Emergency Support Payment
- This is intended to cover urgent short-term emergencies (i.e. no immediate food, no heating or lighting) through the use of food banks, food vouchers, and utility meter top-ups. Those unable to access the website can call 01296 382414 for more information and to apply.Buckinghamshire Council Support for Businesses
– If your business has been badly affected by Covid-19, Buckinghamshire Council's website has information on support available, including grants. Test and Trace Support Payment
– You may eligible if you have to self-isolate and are unable to work from home and will lose income as a result.
programme is starting again and all residents who are classed as Clinically Extremely Vulnerable
will get a letter from the Government. This means there is special advice for people who are classed as ‘Clinically Extremely Vulnerable’
. If you are classed as ‘Clinically Extremely Vulnerable’ you can also register on the government’s website for extra help
such as getting priority supermarket deliveries. Buckinghamshire council can be contacted on 01296 395 000
if you have any questions about the ‘shielding’ programme.Further support, including links to organisations that can help with mental health, domestic abuse and debt management can be found on the coronavirus page of our website. Additional information can also be found on Buckinghamshire Council’s coronavirus support and information page.For up-to-date information on coronavirus, including the most recent restrictions
, visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus