If you're struggling with increased food and energy bills, you are not alone. We have listed several organisations that can help and support you during this challenging time. There is no shame in asking for help. Everyone needs a little bit of extra support at some point in their lives.
We've all seen the awful scenes from the Ukraine, and it's truly heartbreaking as families flee the war. Russia's barbaric actions are decimating homes and communities throughout the country. You can apply to host a named refugee or refugees in your home, or another property, for at least six months.
Refuge4Pets in an incredible service serving Devon and Cornwall that provide foster care to pets of victims of domestic abuse, so that someone can flee without fear of harm to the animal.
If you have an urgent but not-life-threatening medical need, make sure you visit NHS 111 online first rather than going straight to A&E. NHS 111 online will help you right away and ,if needed, a healthcare professional will call you. NHS 111 online makes it easier for patients to get the treatment they need in the right place.
Skills Launchpad Plymouth offers a virtual one-stop-shop FREE skills service to help our people equip themselves with the skills and confidence they will need to play a part in our city's future, supporting those who are facing redundancy through the new Adult Hub, and offering targeted support for our young people through the new Youth Hub.
Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Could you spare some of your time to help befriend a lonely older person? Plymouth City Council is working with local partners including charities and social care providers, taking a whole health and social care systems approach, to tackle the growing issue of loneliness, and more volunteers are being urged to come forward.
The Plymouth Autism Spectrum Service (P.A.S.S), run by Livewell Southwest and Plymouth City Council, will offer advice for adults with autism and their families, and a consultation service for professionals working with adults with autism.
Out of work or need to make a change? Is career progression a top priority for you? If a rewarding vocation with good training is on your checklist, you might want to think about adult care work in Devon.
We are offering over 40 professionally accredited, nationally recognised online* qualifications for adults. Courses are split into three broad categories - Health and Social Care Online, Business and Industry Online, and Essentials Online. View the full list and enrol today.
The Find Your NHS Number service is for anyone living in England who has forgotten or does not know their NHS number. This service can also be used on behalf of someone else, where the name, date of birth and registered home postcode is known. You can opt for the number to be sent to you by text, email, or letter.
Families earning less than £16,190, with a two-year-old, could get up to 15 hours of free childcare per week at a day nursery, pre-school, childminder or in some school's nursery class. You can now apply for Two-Year-Old funding (locally known as Me2) directly via the Citizen's Portal.