Information for people living in Redcar and in Middlesborough about changes to Council Services due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation:
Information for anyone living in Redcar:
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council have set up a phone line and email address offering help and support for vulnerable people and those in need. Anyone who needs non-medical help should call 01642 774774 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
They have also set up a Facebook group where residents, community groups, charities and businesses can let everyone know about the help and support they are offering. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2819334994816740/
People can also follow Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council on Facebook and Twitter for advice and information about support as it becomes available.
Information for anyone living in Middlesbrough:
Middlesbrough Council have put together a range of support to help residents and communities stay safe and well throughout these difficult times.
If you are affected by coronavirus and feel you need help, let them know and they will match you with a volunteer in your area.
Here are some of the things they can help you with:
- Making meals
- Walking and taking care of pets
- Someone to listen and support you
- Health advice and taking care of yourself
They can help with other concerns you have too.
You can fill in a short online form https://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/community-support-and-safety/coronavirus-covid-19/help-boro
If you want to talk to someone, you can call them on 01642 729777, or email: email@example.com.
What Skills for People are doing:
We are working to support self-advocates in Redcar & Cleveland stay connected and are offering daily support.
We are also working to gather information and coordinate support for vulnerable adults with learning disabilities in Redcar & Cleveland.
You can get more information on the Independent Voices Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/IndependentVoicesRedcarandCleveland/