Daily Update - Thursday 14th May
Hampshire County Council has set up a new helpline – HantsHelp4Vulnerable - to help vulnerable residents register for urgent support such as access to essential food or household supplies and collection of medication during the current emergency. The Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline - can be contacted on 0333 370 4000. The helpline is available seven days a week, from 9am to 5pm. Vulnerable residents who need additional support, and do not have support from family or friends, should call the helpline to register for support.
Community groups, working with Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Basingstoke Voluntary Action, are also providing support across the town. Details of these “community hubs” and the support they offer can be found on the BVA website - https://www.bvaction.org.uk/basingstoke-deane-community-hubs/. Parents and carers who need support can contact their local hub direct.