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National and Local Information during the COVID-19 pandemic

Important National Information

Government dedicated helpline number: 0800 028 8327

If you are going to run out of food or medicine within the next three days tel: 033 022 27980.

Latest advice from Central Government

Easy Read Covid-19 updated guidance from 19 July

Information for those in receipt of free school meals

Information for businesses

Information on support for victims of domestic abuse. For local support you can contact Worth Domestic Abuse Service: 0330 222 8181 (Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm) or 07834 968539 (weekends, including Bank Holidays, 9am – 5pm)

Information on what to do if you need urgent help through the 999 service but cannot speak.

Information and support on Coronavirus for those living with dementia

For information on Modern Slavery and it’s potential increase during Covid-19 please see Rapid Read guide and Flyer.

For Covid-specific mental health advice, visit the NHS Every Mind Matters campaign.

Important Local Information

West Sussex County Council and Mid Sussex District Council

Details of West Sussex County Council’s Covid-19 Community Hub

Updates on West Sussex County Council Services

Other

For local support on Domestic Abuse you can contact Worth Domestic Abuse Service: 0330 222 8181 (Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm) or 07834 968539 (weekends, including Bank Holidays, 9am – 5pm) or Safe in Sussex.

Southern Water have a Priority Services Register for those who need extra help

Citizens Online is a UK charity helping ensure the switch to online during the pandemic doesn’t exclude people.  If you know of anyone in your community who needs help with basic digital skills, gaining confidence online or support getting online they can call the free helpline on 0808 196 5883.  One of their team of trained digital champions will offer friendly, patient support over the phone.