Community Support

Getting help and volunteering

Getting help and volunteering

 

Support for voluntary groups and individuals is being offered by district and borough councils across Kent communities.

 

Find out more about what is happening in your community, how you can access support and how you can volunteer your help via these local authority websites:

Need a different 

format?

Full government stay at home guidance is available  in easy read and translated versions via theses links:

Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection 

 

Kent Together Service

#KentTogether

Find out what the all our partners are doing by searching for the

#KentTogether hashtag on Twitter

Kent County Council has set up an online contact centre and helpline to help coordinate support for anyone in Kent who is in urgent need of help during the coronavirus pandemic.

Is is a 24 hour service set up to ensure that resources are directed to where they are most needed and to make sure people who are not already receiving support through existing services get urgent help.

Who it is for?

People can get in touch if they need urgent help with accessing supplies such as food or medication, and do not have support through existing networks .

The phone line can be used to report concerns you have anyone who you think may be in need of urgent help.

If you are vulnerable and have an urgent need that cannot be met through existing support networks, you can contact Kent Together online at  www.kent.gov.uk/KentTogether 

or by calling on 03000 41 92 92. 

How to help safely

 

This guidance outlines how you can provide care or help to a vulnerable person, and importantly, how to do this safely: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely--2/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely

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Kent Resilience Forum

Kent Fire and Rescue Service HQ

The Godlands

Straw Mill Hill

Tovil, Maidstone ME15 6XB