ADVICE & INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS
COVID-19 IS AN ILLNESS THAT CAN AFFECT YOUR LUNGS AND AIRWAYS.
THIS IS CAUSED BY THE VIRUS KNOWN AS CORONAVIRUS.
PLEASE FIND USEFUL LINKS:
PLEASE NOTE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE ALL ASHINGTON TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS HAVE BEEN DEFERRED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES OR CONCERNS PLEASE CALL THE TOWN COUNCIL ON 01670 624 521 / 620 533 OR EMAIL: email@example.com
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL ARE PROVIDING A COMMUNITY RESOURCE HUB FOR THOSE STRUGGLING WITH MANAGING AT HOME AND MAY NEED BASIC SUPPORT SUCH AS HELP WITH FOOD ETC. ADDITIONALLY FOR THOSE THAT HAVE MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE THEY MAYBE ELIGIBLE FOR ADDITIONAL SHIELDING SUPPORT. IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE PLEASE CALL; 01670 620 015 OR EMAIL; firstname.lastname@example.org FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON SUPPORT AVAILABLE FROM THE COUNTY COUNCIL VISIT; www.northumberland.gov.uk/coronavirus.aspx
PLEASE SEE USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER ORGANISATIONS WHO CAN PROVIDE ADVICE AND SUPPORT TO THE ASHINGTON COMMUNITY AT THE CURRENT TIME:
BERNICIA HOUSING GROUP
The Bernicia Group provide homes in the Ashington area.
0344 800 3800 / www.bernicia.com
BBC - EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
The BBC are providing educational resources with daily lessons for children aged 4 to 18.
BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION
Advice from the British Heart Foundation.
Business Northumberland provide a support service for business in Northumberland.
08451 444 000 / www.businessnorthumberland.co.uk
CITIZENS ADVICE NORTHUMBERLAND
Citizens Advice Northumberland provide free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems.
Northumberland Advice line - 03444 111 444 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm)
Find your nearest jobcentre.
0800 328 9344 / www.jobcentrejobs.co.uk/
Northumberland County Council are providing a digital library service at the current time.
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID ENGLAND
Advice and support from Mental Health First Aid England.
MENTAL HEALTH & DEBT
A guide is available to understand the impact of debt to mental health. The guide gives advice on dealing with debt such as Debt Management Plans and what to do if debt problems begin to affect mental health.
NATIONAL ALLOTMENT SOCIETY
Advice for allotment plot holders from the National Society of Allotment & Leisure Gardeners
NHS Guide to conditions, symptoms and treatments and opportunity to join the Volunteer Army
NORTHUMBERLAND COMMUNITY BANK
Northumberland Community Bank provide a reliable and ethical alternative to other financial institutions.
NORTHUMBERLAND (& SUNDERLAND) COLLEGE
Northumberland College are providing a range of support to students at the current time.
Up-to-date information from Northumbria Police.
If you are worried about the welfare, health or wellbeing of a child or adult living in Ashington or wider Northumberland.
01670 536 400 / email; email@example.com
POST OFFICE NEAR ME
Find your nearest post office. Get directions and contact details.
REAL DEAL PLUS
Real Deal Plus, at Ashington Life Centre (old Police Station), can provide practical help to members of the community including an emergency foodbank.
01670 462 097 / www.realdealplus.org.uk
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ALLOTMENT & LEISURE GARDENERS
Advice for allotment gardeners at the current time.
WANSBECK CENTRE FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE (NORTHUMBERLAND CVA)
Northumberland CVA provide information & advice to volunteers and community & voluntary groups.
01670 858 688 / www.wansbeckcvs.org.uk
WANSBECK VALLEY FOODBANK
Wansbeck Valley Food Bank provides a stop gap food bank for individuals and families in the Wansbeck Valley area including Ashington, Morpeth and Newbiggin by the Sea.
YMCA Northumberland are looking to provide practical support for young people at this time.
01670 857 167 / www.northumberlandymca.org.uk
ANY ORGANISATION IN OR SERVING THE ASHINGTON COMMUNITY CAN INFORM THE TOWN COUNCIL OF CANCELLED, REVISED OR NEW ACTIVITIES THAT BENEFIT RESIDENTS AT THIS UNPRECEDENTED TIME. WE WILL PUBLICIZE ON THIS WEBSITE AND THE ASHINGTON CRIER TWITTER ACCOUNT. PLEASE EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org