Supporting those in the community
We are working with North Yorkshire County Council who have established four local community support hubs within the district to help provide advice, deliver groceries and prescriptions. They may also be able to help you if you cannot get to your Covid-10 vaccine appointment because you are unable to receive a lift from family/friends or struggle using local transport.
These hubs are hosted by:
- Upper Dales Community Partnership in Hawes (tel: 01969 667400)
- Hudson House in Reeth (tel: 01748 880021)
- Leyburn arts and Community Centre in Leyburn (tel: 01969 624510)
- The Bridge in Catterick Garrison (tel: 01748 832271)
For further details about support that is available locally visit North Yorkshire County Council's website.
Local community groups
Lots of local community groups throughout the UK are helping to organise mutual aid for the most vulnerable members of our communities during the coronavirus outbreak. To find a local group within our district, visit COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK and search by town or postcode.
Guidance for community groups, village halls and volunteers can be found on the Community First Yorkshire website.
For those wanting to safely provide essential support to their friends and family who are in isolation please read the Government's how to help safely guidance.
Its really important to stay active and healthy throughout this time even though many of us are practicing social distancing or are in social isolation, we can still stay active in our homes. To help keep you fit and healthy follow some of the free self-isolation health and fitness advice on Sport England's website.
Domestic abuse support
If you, or anyone you know, are affected by domestic abuse then IDAS can help. Find out how you can still be supported by the IDAS team during the coronavirus crisis.
If you are under threat and it is an emergency dial 999. Use the Silent Solution system if you are unable to speak by pressing 55 when prompted by the call handler.
Keeping children safe
To support parents during COVID-19, CEOP are releasing every fortnight home activity packs with simple activities that you can do with your child to support their online safety.
North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership website has a number of resources in relation to safeguarding children and young people.