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Carers Passport launches in Plymouth

A new Family and Friend Carer's Passport is being launched in Plymouth, to recognise and value the support carers provide.

Cost of living support

If you're struggling with increased food and energy bills, you are not alone. We have listed several organisations that can help and support you during this challenging time. There is no shame in asking for help. Everyone needs a little bit of extra support at some point in their lives.

Plymouth short-term care centre

A new short-term care centre to help people recover from illness and ensure they don't spend longer than necessary in hospital, is now open.

Work in Plymouth Adult Social Care

Working in adult social care, you make a difference to people's lives every single day, and they'll make a difference to yours too.

Help a Ukrainian refugee

We've all seen the awful scenes from the Ukraine, and it's truly heartbreaking as families flee the war. Russia's barbaric actions are decimating homes and communities throughout the country. You can apply to host a named refugee or refugees in your home, or another property, for at least six months.

Could you support people in Plymouth?

The British Red Cross are asking you to give just a few hours of your time each week.

Refuge4Pets needs your help

Refuge4Pets in an incredible service serving Devon and Cornwall that provide foster care to pets of victims of domestic abuse, so that someone can flee without fear of harm to the animal.

Use NHS 111

If you have an urgent but not-life-threatening medical need, make sure you visit NHS 111 online first rather than going straight to A&E. NHS 111 online will help you right away and ,if needed, a healthcare professional will call you. NHS 111 online makes it easier for patients to get the treatment they need in the right place.

New Skills Launchpad Plymouth service

Skills Launchpad Plymouth offers a virtual one-stop-shop FREE skills service to help our people equip themselves with the skills and confidence they will need to play a part in our city's future, supporting those who are facing redundancy through the new Adult Hub, and offering targeted support for our young people through the new Youth Hub.

Coronavirus

Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

Elder Tree

Could you spare some of your time to help befriend a lonely older person? Plymouth City Council is working with local partners including charities and social care providers, taking a whole health and social care systems approach, to tackle the growing issue of loneliness, and more volunteers are being urged to come forward.

New autism service

The Plymouth Autism Spectrum Service (P.A.S.S), run by Livewell Southwest and Plymouth City Council, will offer advice for adults with autism and their families, and a consultation service for professionals working with adults with autism.

Proud to Care

Out of work or need to make a change? Is career progression a top priority for you? If a rewarding vocation with good training is on your checklist, you might want to think about adult care work in Devon.

Free training from On Course Southwest

We are offering over 40 professionally accredited, nationally recognised online* qualifications for adults. Courses are split into three broad categories - Health and Social Care Online, Business and Industry Online, and Essentials Online. View the full list and enrol today.

Your NHS Number

The Find Your NHS Number service is for anyone living in England who has forgotten or does not know their NHS number. This service can also be used on behalf of someone else, where the name, date of birth and registered home postcode is known. You can opt for the number to be sent to you by text, email, or letter.

Free childcare places

Families earning less than £16,190, with a two-year-old, could get up to 15 hours of free childcare per week at a day nursery, pre-school, childminder or in some school's nursery class. You can now apply for Two-Year-Old funding (locally known as Me2) directly via the Citizen's Portal.

How to create a page

Creating a page on the Plymouth Online Directory is free, really simple and only takes a few minutes.

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