Support for vulnerable people

Latest guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

The Government has updated its guidance for people are shielding taking into account that COVID-19 disease levels have decreased over the last few weeks.

Find local support

You can find local support groups on our support groups page.

'Volunteer card'

Asda and Marks & Spencer have launched volunteer shopping cards to enable the elderly, vulnerable and those self-isolating to have their shopping collected by volunteers safely and securely.

Read the full article about the 'volunteer card' on the Independent.

Domestic abuse

If you or someone else is suffering from domestic abuse please visit our Domestic Abuse page for advice and more information.

For information on who to contact view the following link: Whoever you are, social isolation is not an excuse for domestic abuse.

There are helplines available if you would rather speak to someone:

Housing helplines

The are helplines available if you have need help with housing: