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From Mon 23rd March

Hindley and Hindley Green

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Aspull, New Springs and Whelley - One House




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Self-isolation welfare support

If you are vulnerable, need help and have no one to turn to: Wigan Council Link

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From Sunshine House’s Manager - More info

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Church Wigan offer both practical & spiritual support where they can - Link

Food outlets 

• Tom’s Pantry
St James Centre Poolstock, Church St, Poolstock, WN3 5DZ
Open Mon to Fri,  9.30am-11.30am

• Outlet at St B’s
St Barnabas Church, Marsh Green Rd, Marsh Green, WN5 0QR
Open Mon–Sat, 2pm–4pm

For emergency food/hampers or ‘Keep Warm’ packs:
Tel 01695 386650 (between 9:30am-6pm) or complete the form here

For help getting regular shopping or prescriptions:
Tel 01942 410910 and leave a message & contact number, or submit the form here

Family Support & Resources - Church Wigan Facebook

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Wigan Council have set up a dedicated helpline for residents in self-isolation who do not have the support of family or friends, and need help.

Please call 01942 489018 or complete a self-referral form: Link


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Wigan Council News (27 Mar):

Seven Community Hubs to Support Vunerable Residents
Including providing food parcels and delivering vital medical supplies.

• Wigan town centre
• Leigh town centre
• Worsley Hall
• Atherton
• Ashton
• Hindley
• Shevington

Key workers & community groups will operate the hubs, & local residents can volunteer too.

More info coming soon: www.wigan.gov.uk

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Shevington Community Base



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A church group based in Worsley Mesnes: lighthouse.wigan.church / @LighthouseWigan

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Thanks for all the info.......Joanne

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It’s no trouble, Basil.

The Old Courts – Covid-19 Community Help

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Wigan Council have extended their helpline opening hours for residents in self-isolation without family or friends to help.

Please call 01942 489018 or complete a self-referral form: Link


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The Old Courts - Covid-19 Community Help


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Unpaid carers’ blue card registration - www.wlcccarers.com



Please note these cards do not entitle you to purchase extra food provisions. They identify you as an unpaid carer. W&L Carers Centre are working to get supermarkets to recognise and potentially allow access during “restricted hours” (Tweet)

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LOCAL BUSINESSES

Wigan Council are putting together a database of local businesses who are helping residents with deliveries of food/essential items during this time. If you would like to be added, email pr@wigan.gov.uk with your business name, contact info, location & what you are delivering (Link)


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My Life Charity are helping the community in a number of ways: www.my-life.org.uk

The Standish Café is closed but offers a local hamper delivery service at reasonable prices.
Full of fresh local produce, call 01257 472900 or email info@my-life.org.uk for info.

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@WiganCouncil (4th April):

The 7 community hubs offer welfare support & delivery of essential items to those in need.
If you need help, please fill in the self-referral form online: Link
We’re also looking for volunteers to help deliver this service. More info: LINK


 
 
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