You can help control coronavirus and travel safely by:
We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:
Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.
Useful telephone numbers:
|Education Support Partnership||
:08000 562 561
|Domestic Violence Hotline||0808 2000 247|
|Mind||0300 123 3393|
|Age UK||0800 169 6565|
BwD Help Hub for residents
If you are in desperate need of food, are worried about paying for gas and electricity, or need support for your mental wellbeing while you’re isolated at home, get in touch with the BwD Help Hub.
In order to use the online form you will need to create an account by registering and following the instructions.
or call 01254 588111. Phone lines are open 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday.
If you are concerned about a neighbour please contact the Help Hub above.
We don’t want anyone to struggle during the Coronavirus outbreak, and are working with a range of local organisations who can offer support.
Whether you need a prescription picking up, some shopping delivered, or a warm meal, there’s someone in Blackburn with Darwen who can help you.
Wide range of support services, information, advice and guidance for people over 55.
Contact: 01254 266620
Food supplies to people in need.
Contact: 01254 672756
Support, information advice and guidance for people who care for friends and family.
Contact: 01254 688440
Information, advice and guidance on a wide range of community services including the Safe Trader scheme.
Contact: 01254 507255
Range of services to support children, young people and their families.
Contact: 01254 244700
Range of services to support people to improve their health and wellbeing. re:fresh website
Contact 01254 682 037
Range of support services for women designed around individual needs.
Contact: 0300 3301354
If you need prescription medication, we advise you to contact your GP surgery or local pharmacy.
For other financial, welfare or housing advice please contact Shelter:
We are also working with local community groups and charities who are keen to provide support to residents in need in their neighbourhoods.