Cambridgeshire and Peterborough community hub Volunteers
Carers Group. Second Thursday of the month. 11.00 until 12:30. Community room . First floor, Craig Street.
'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.'
Support Groups / Organisations in Peterborough
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 07877496203
Community Red Cross – Community Reserve Volunteer Scheme https://reserves.redcross.org.uk/
Peterborough Volunteer centre
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.
(search Fletton-Woodston-Stanground shared support for COVID-19 on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1273708889488158/).
Bearded Villains East Anglia
is 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.
Bretton Assistance for the Vulnerable
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
is 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 -is telling vulnerable residents that it is “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 https://www.thehomehelpcompany.co.uk/
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.
To offer your help and volunteer, call 01480 383340
Coronaheroes Peterborough Facebook group – various forms of support
Linfords Fish and Chips of Stanground - 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&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 opens 20 mins early for Older People
Sainsbury’s Bretton opening 7-8 am for Older and vulnerable people. AtoB Cabs offer free transport to Sainsbury
Goldstar Transport & Commercials Ltd will pick up prescriptions and essential shopping 01354 651060 or 07725 488907
Beeken brothers, Plank 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@example.com; online: shop oakhousefoods.co.uk
Wiltshire Farm Food home deliveries 01476 57151582, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Online shop: www.wiltshirefarmfoods.com
The latest coronavirus articles can be found at: https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/health/coronavirus.
Useful contact details for Peterborough Voluntary Centre
Youth Inspired email@example.com
Direct Payments payroll firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct Payments support email@example.com tel:07932474634/07398352030
Managed Services firstname.lastname@example.org tel:07990154002/07990154002
PA Register email@example.com tel:07932474634/07398352030
Community development firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent and Children Group. First and last Thursday of the month. 10:00 until 11.30. Community room first floor, Craig Street.
'A 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.'