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

Caring for Plymouth is a partnership between the Council, Livewell Southwest and a large number of voluntary and community sector organisations that provides a vital lifeline for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19.

If you need urgent support, please call 01752 668000.

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Book of thanks 

Want to say thank you to someone who has helped you during the COVID-19 pandemic? Complete our book of thanks and help us say thank you to the amazing people in Plymouth.

Add your message to the online book of thanks

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. 

 More information is available at NHS Volunteer Responders website   or you can call 0808 196 3646 between 8am and 8pm. 

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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How to submit an organisation or community group to this website

If you are an organisation or community group and can help people during the COVID-19 pandemic, please complete our online form and we will add you to this directory.

Submit your offer of help and support 

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