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The Community Hub - Here To Help
Posted on 9 Apr 2020
Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire, together with East Renfrewshire Council and Health and Social Care Partnership, are operating a Community Hub phone line to coordinate the wonderful community response across East Renfrewshire to the current coronavirus crisis.
If you are isolated without family, friends or neighbours to help out, and you need assistance the Community Hub is here to help you. Please call us. We can help with shopping; prescription deliveries or simply having a friendly chat if you are feeling lonely or not sure where to go for help.
Contact the Community Hub Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm on
0141 876 9555
As East Renfrewshire Council responds to Coronavirus, many of our services have changed. You can find out the latest information on our website www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk which also has a special coronavirus section: www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk/coronavirus
If you need further support you can talk to us online via our Live Chat service, email Customerservices@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk or call us on 0141 577 3001.
The HSCP is responsible for all health and social care services in East Renfrewshire and in these unprecedented circumstances is facing extreme pressures. In order for us to protect frontline services and support our most vulnerable residents, please consider if your enquiry is urgent before calling the team.
If you do need urgent support and are already engaged with social work, please call your key worker. If you are contacting the team for the first time, please phone 0141 800 7850.
A directory of informal community groups set up to support local communities during the COVID-19 crisis can be found at: www.va-er.org.uk/resources
A list of businesses providing food home delivery services to residents in East Renfrewshire is also available at: www.va-er.org.uk/resources and is updated regularly.
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