COVID-19: Support From The Wider Community

Many community organisations are involved in providing support and services for people who are self-isolating. Many businesses are also still providing delivery services.

NICVA are gathering information about what support is being provided to people living across Northern Ireland through the Community NI website. This information is available via the following link communityni.org.

The Consumer Council is providing advice and information about a range of issues relating to COVID-19 including information about businesses that are delivering food and other vital supplies. This is available via the following link consumercouncil.org.uk/index.php/coronavirus.

Rural Community Transport Partnerships and the Disability Action Transport Service (DATS) are providing a free pick up and delivery service for food and medication. You do not have to be a member of these schemes to use this service. The NI Direct website has the contact details for all the Rural Community Transport Partnership using the following link nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/rural-community-transport-partnerships.

Information about the DATS service is available from the following link disabilityaction.org/news/dats-providing-new-collection-delivery-and-transport-services.

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