C-19 SUPPORT GROUPS AND ADVICE

Collated by: Helen Renny


C-19 Support groups/advice


Covid-19 Mutual Aid Faversham – is a volunteer group in Faversham offering support to residents who are self-isolating. They have also produced an extensive document which gives details of other local support services in the Faversham area or online in response to Covid-19. This covers everything from requesting support if you need to self-isolate, prescription/food collections, shopping, deliveries and various other services available in the town.

See their Facebook page or email mutualaidfaversham@gmail.com.

Citizen’s Advice Swale – ring the advice line on 0344 848 7978 for more information.

Faversham Town Council Community Helpline - 01795 503286


Selling What'sApp group – this group enables people to link up and support those who are isolating in Selling. Contact Dr Frances Rehal on 01227 752319 to join.

Space 2 Be Me – a new 24-hr mental health crisis text service for anyone in Kent– support is available by texting the word ‘Kent’ to 85258 or phone 0800 107 0160 for free confidential support at any time.

SATEDA Domestic Abuse Service – ring 01795 417251 or email info@sateda.org

The Money Advice Service has compiled lots of helpful financial information in their C-19 guide.

FOOD


Faversham Food Bank – See their website for more information or for Foodbank voucher referrals, please telephone West Faversham Communtity Association on

01795 537321,


Meals on Wheels from Age UK - Age UK Faversham may be able to arrange Meals on Wheels to be delivered to over-50s. Ring 01795 532766.

West Faversham Community Association is providing emergency food parcels. Call 01795 503286 to request assistance. Anyone looking to donate to this programme see the @WFCommunityCentre Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/WFCommunityCentre/

Carriage Restaurant ‘Donate a Dinner’ Scheme (see ‘Support our local Businesses’ section)

LIBRARY


Did you know that even though Faversham Library is closed you can still get free books, magazines and audiobooks online.


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