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Started by: jo anne (32733) 

From Mon 23rd March

Hindley and Hindley Green



* 21st April: Shopping service on offer to residents of Hindley, Hindley Green & Ince *

Started: 20th Mar 2020 at 00:06
Last edited by jo anne: 24th Apr 2020 at 11:02:10

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Aspull, New Springs and Whelley - One House




Replied: 20th Mar 2020 at 00:17

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Self-isolation welfare support

If you are vulnerable, need help and have no one to turn to: Wigan Council Link

Replied: 24th Mar 2020 at 23:08
Last edited by jo anne: 24th Mar 2020 at 23:10:24

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Replied: 25th Mar 2020 at 07:44

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Sunshine House have a pantry open 10am - 2pm, Monday - Friday. (From 11th Apr)
Bags with a selection of food are £1 and there may be other items to buy too.

They also have a meal order system, for collection or delivery to certain locations. 
Find out more on the FB Page or ring 01942 820026. 

Replied: 25th Mar 2020 at 08:17
Last edited by jo anne: 9th Apr 2020 at 22:46:10

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Church Wigan offer both practical & spiritual support where they can - Link

Food outlets 

• Tom’s Pantry
St James Centre Poolstock, Church St, Poolstock, WN3 5DZ
Open Mon to Fri,  9.30am-11.30am

• Outlet at St B’s
St Barnabas Church, Marsh Green Rd, Marsh Green, WN5 0QR
Open Mon–Sat, 2pm–4pm

For emergency food/hampers or ‘Keep Warm’ packs:
Tel 01695 386650 (between 9:30am-6pm) or complete the form here

For help getting regular shopping or prescriptions:
Tel 01942 410910 and leave a message & contact number, or submit the form here

Family Support & Resources - Church Wigan Facebook

Replied: 25th Mar 2020 at 22:31

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 


Replied: 26th Mar 2020 at 23:01
Last edited by jo anne: 26th Mar 2020 at 23:01:40

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Wigan Council have set up a dedicated helpline for residents in self-isolation who do not have the support of family or friends, and need help.

Please call 01942 489018 or complete a self-referral form: Link


Replied: 26th Mar 2020 at 23:06

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Wigan Council News (27 Mar):

Seven Community Hubs to Support Vunerable Residents
Including providing food parcels and delivering vital medical supplies.

• Wigan town centre
• Leigh town centre
• Worsley Hall
• Atherton
• Ashton
• Hindley
• Shevington

Key workers & community groups will operate the hubs, & local residents can volunteer too.

More info coming soon: www.wigan.gov.uk

Replied: 29th Mar 2020 at 09:55
Last edited by jo anne: 4th Apr 2020 at 12:06:00

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Shevington Community Base



Replied: 30th Mar 2020 at 19:32

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

A church group based in Worsley Mesnes: lighthouse.wigan.church / @LighthouseWigan

Replied: 30th Mar 2020 at 20:34
Last edited by jo anne: 30th Mar 2020 at 20:36:56

Posted by: basil brush (13967)

Thanks for all the info.......Joanne

Replied: 30th Mar 2020 at 20:50

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

It’s no trouble, Basil.

The Old Courts – Covid-19 Community Help

Replied: 30th Mar 2020 at 21:40

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Wigan Council have extended their helpline opening hours for residents in self-isolation without family or friends to help.

Please call 01942 489018 or complete a self-referral form: Link


Replied: 2nd Apr 2020 at 18:34

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

The Old Courts - Covid-19 Community Help


Replied: 3rd Apr 2020 at 11:12

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Unpaid carers’ blue card registration - www.wlcccarers.com



Please note these cards do not entitle you to purchase extra food provisions. They identify you as an unpaid carer. W&L Carers Centre are working to get supermarkets to recognise and potentially allow access during “restricted hours” (Tweet)

Replied: 3rd Apr 2020 at 15:46

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

LOCAL BUSINESSES

Wigan Council are putting together a database of local businesses who are helping residents with deliveries of food/essential items during this time. If you would like to be added, email pr@wigan.gov.uk with your business name, contact info, location & what you are delivering (Link)


Replied: 3rd Apr 2020 at 15:49

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

My Life Charity are helping the community in a number of ways: www.my-life.org.uk

The Standish Café is closed but offers a local hamper delivery service at reasonable prices.
Full of fresh local produce, call 01257 472900 or email info@my-life.org.uk for info.

Replied: 3rd Apr 2020 at 16:08

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

@WiganCouncil (4th April):

The 7 community hubs offer welfare support & delivery of essential items to those in need.
If you need help, please fill in the self-referral form online: Link
We’re also looking for volunteers to help deliver this service. More info: LINK


Replied: 4th Apr 2020 at 12:03
Last edited by jo anne: 4th Apr 2020 at 12:04:17

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Food delivery database is live!

The new database lists local businesses offering delivery services to nearby households.
Avoid long waits for supermarket delivery slots & support local businesses.

For more information, visit: www.wigan.gov.uk

Replied: 7th Apr 2020 at 17:00

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

NHS staff can now refer vulnerable people for support from NHS Volunteer Responders for:
• medicine and grocery deliveries
• lifts to appointments
• check in and chat telephone support

Link: www.goodsamapp.org/NHSreferral

Replied: 8th Apr 2020 at 11:53

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

Age UK Wigan Borough is reassuring elderly residents they are not alone and to get in touch if they need help. (Link)

Ring on 01942 241972 or 01942 615880 (Mon to Fri, 9am – 4.30pm)
Or find out more at www.ageuk.org.uk/wiganborough

Replied: 8th Apr 2020 at 12:24

Posted by: jo anne (32733) 

If you’re in an unhappy place - Local Help & Support

Replied: 8th Apr 2020 at 13:41

 

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