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Forced to stay at home due to the coronavirus? We're here to help.

Caring for Plymouth is bringing together organisations and community groups that can help you during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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You can scroll around the map and zoom into your local area. Click on a marker to get more details of each group. We are in regular contact with all the organisations listed but please check their social media and websites for details - some have provided links when you click on a marker. Click the 'box' icon in the top right corner to view a larger map.

Plymouth City Council cannot take any responsibility for the views, actions or omissions of the community groups or individuals that are participating in the Good Neighbours Scheme who are listed on this website/map. All community groups and individuals listed on this website/map must comply with the  Good Neighbours Scheme Volunteer Code of Conduct. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy of information or material accessed through the site, or liability to any person for loss or damages incurred as a result of reliance upon material contained on this website. We are not responsible for the content of any linked information  or other information and the inclusion of any link or other information does not imply any endorsement of that reference, individual or community group. We are not responsible for vetting the community groups and individuals,  and exclude all liability on the basis that the Good Neighbours Scheme is a directory service only in response to the COVID-19 situation.

What is Caring for Plymouth?

All medically vulnerable people are being advised to stay in their home for the next 12 weeks to protect themselves from the spread of the coronavirus.

This group of people includes some already seriously ill people as well as those living with a disability or ongoing medical conditions.

Caring for Plymouth, which is an alliance between the Council, Livewell Southwest and a large number of Voluntary and Community Sector organisations, will ensure that these people are provided with emotional support, shopping, food and medicine in their homes and support with paying bills and accessing money. Staff providing the service will have had background checks so providing added piece of mind.

Find out more about Caring for Plymouth

The Plymouth Good Neighbours Scheme

The Plymouth Good Neighbours scheme is coordinated by the Council and joins forces with community groups and charities across the city to provide a central place for people to put their hat in the ring to help.

If you are an individual, organisation or community group and can help people during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, please get in touch.

NHS Volunteer Responders

NHS Volunteer Responders offers help to people in need of support or who are avoiding public places during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is run by the NHS in England, supported by Royal Voluntary Service and operates across England. Its aims are to supplement existing voluntary support within communities, help people to stay well, and reduce avoidable demand on NHS services. 

Find out what support you can get if you're affected by coronavirus

Use this GOV.UK service to find out what help and advice you can get from the government and other organisations. You can use it for yourself or someone else.

You can find support with:

  • what to do if you're feeling unsafe where you live, or if you're worried about someone else
  • paying bills, rent, or your mortgage
  • getting food
  • being made redundant or unemployed, or not having any work
  • what to do if you're worried about going in to work
  • having somewhere to live
  • mental health and wellbeing, including information for children

If you need medical help, go to NHS 111 online.

You will not get direct support from the government or organisations through this service.

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Food and shopping | Pick-ups and collections | Medicine and prescriptions | Welfare and friendship | Mental health | Domestic abuse | Money and finances | Counselling and emotional support | Bereavement and grief | Community organisations | Home help and household chores | Training and employment | Children and young people


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