There is a wide range of support available to local people – much of this within the voluntary and community sector.
The established Cannock and Rugeley foodbanks have been very busy during the pandemic. There has been extensive small, locally based and individual neighbourhood support to family, friends and neighbours.
If you would like help with your shopping, need medication delivering or would like a chat - the national NHS Volunteer Responders may be able to help. Call 0808 196 3646 (8am to 8pm)
There are a number of local organisations that offer a similar range of support to those that are isolated and vulnerable. These include:
Heath Hayes and Wimblebury Support Group (follow this link for their facebook page or call 07368 448667.
Rugeley Supportive Neighbours - email: email@example.com or call 07902 193861.
Information is also available from Chase Coronavirus Support Network
For those experiencing financial difficulties and are unable to afford food or basic provisions, there are local organisations who might to able to provide short-term support:
Cannock Foodbank is carrying on with self referral until the end of January. They are here to help anyone. To contact them call 01543 422394 from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday or visit the website via the link for Cannock Foodbank
The locations are:
- Coniston Hall, Cecil Street, Chadsmoor, WS11 5HG, Monday - Friday, 10am-3pm
- Bourne Methodist Church, Heath Hayes, Cannock, WS12 3AA, Tuesday and Thursday , 2-4pm
- Kingsmead Baptist Church, Hill Street, Hednesford, WS12 1DJ, Friday 5:30-7pm (offer a delivery service as well)
Last Updated: 18/11/2020