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Community Groups

We have a large support network of various volunteer groups who are helping people at need in this difficult time if you would like to find out more please see the list below.

Support Organisation Links/Details
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough community hub VolunteersCommunity Support information
Are you a carer and sometimes feel alone and isolated? Pop along to our Carers’ group and be welcomed to a friendly atmosphere to talk through any concerns you may have or just to talk. We are working with lots of organisations and our GP’s to ensure support and information needs are met.

Carers Group. Second Thursday of the month.11.00am until 12:30pm Community room. First floor, Craig Street.
Bharat Hindu Samaj– A group of people dedicated to make a difference. If any older person or people who do not have any family support close by requires support with shopping or any critical chores.Contact Meera Mavani on [email protected] or 07877496203 
Community Red Cross Community Reserve Volunteer Scheme
Peterborough Volunteer Centre PCVS – information
There is a dedicated group for Fletton, Woodston and Stanground set up to support locals.Set up on Facebook, Fletton-Woodston-Stanground shared support for COVID-19 is gathering volunteers to help with essentials like buying food, dog-walking and prescription collection.
Bearded Villains East Anglia also offering to help, giving those who are vulnerable essentials items like toilet rolls, antibacterial hand soap and long life food. The group is offering a collection service and will be distributing the items to those who most need it. To help, contact Bearded Villains East Anglia on Facebook.Bearded Villains
Bretton Assistance for the VulnerableThis is a group on Facebook set up before the coronavirus outbreak which will be offering its continued assistance. Giving help to the elderly, disabled and those most at risk of infection, the group of local residents will be helping with whatever requests they can.

Longthorpe Post Office They are offering free deliveries of essentials to those of a high risk. To use the service call 01733 263560. A dedicated Longthorpe community group is in the process of being created.

Nisa Local in Oundle Road We are telling vulnerable residents that “here to help, or have difficulty travelling or leaving the house, please call us on 01733 313676 they will try to do their best to deliver the essentials you need.
The Home Help Company
is coordinating local volunteers to help with those self-isolating. The Home Help Company is a company that caters for at-home needs for the elderly such as cleaning, meal preparation and providing company. Volunteers are offering to help collect shopping, prescriptions and give phone calls to reduce social isolation. Their volunteers will all be DBS checked. 
The Home Help Company

To offer your help and volunteer, call 01480 383340
Coronaheroes Peterborough Facebook group Peterborough Matters
Linfords Fish and Chips of Stanground They will do home deliveries for older and vulnerable (from Tuesday 24th) Tuesday-Friday 11:45-1:45; no delivery charge, but minimum spend of £5, cash only 01733 565072
M&SM&S are now reserving the first hour on a Tuesday and Friday for key workers and the first hour on Monday and Thursday for vulnerable customers 

ALDI Stanground  Is now open 20 mins early for Older People 

Sainsbury’s Brettonopening 7-8 am for Older and vulnerable people.
AtoB Cabs offer free transport to Sainsbury.
Goldstar Transport & Commercials Ltd They will pick up prescriptions and essential shopping 01354 651060 or 07725 488907
Beeken brothersPlank Drove, Crowland will deliver potatoes 12.5 kg – £4 or 25kg – £8 (Jamie Beeken on Facebook)
Oakhouse Farm Foods Home deliveries 0333 3702516, email: [email protected]
Online shop: Oakhouse Farm Foods
Wiltshire Farm Food home deliveries 01476 57151582, email: [email protected]; Online shop: Wiltshire Farm Food
The latest coronavirus articles can be found atPeterborough Today
Parent and Children Group.  First and last Thursday of the month. 10:00am until 11.30am  Community room first floor, Craig StreetA chance to make friends, play and have fun! Have a coffee and biscuits whilst the little ones interact, play and learn.  We will be working alongside GP’s and the health visiting team should you have any concerns.

Other useful contacts

Youth Inspired[email protected]    
tel: 07931605561
Direct Payments support [email protected]  tel:07932474634/07398352030
Managed Services [email protected]    tel:07990154002/07990154002
PA Register      [email protected]      tel:07932474634/07398352030
Community development [email protected]
tel: 07399436664
Volunteering     [email protected] 
tel: 07498975160
BBO    [email protected]  
tel: 07722123012/07990153982