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Wellbeing

 

Find support for housing, health, and a range of other services.

Here we show a number of links to information, websites, leaflets and downloads to help you find information you need quickly.

 

Please note

Coastline Housing cannot be held responsible for the content, control, reliability, effectiveness or accuracy of information on any external websites contained in links within these pages

 

Coronavirus - if you need support

  • Citizens Advice - the website has pages of advice on what to do if coronavirus reduces your income, and they can help with claims for benefits
  • Cornwall Link - this website has details of lots of organisations provding local help, and has a special coronavirus page
  • Cornwall Council coronavirus hardship scheme - every working age household in receipt of Council Tax Support will automatically receive an extra award of £150 in the next few weeks
  • Cornwall Council discretionary funds - you can also apply for Discretionary Housing Payments for rent, Exceptional Relief for working age residents in receipt of Council Tax Support, and for a Crisis and Care Award which can provide extra help in emergency or disaster situations
  • Cornwall Community Foundation - Emergency Fund Appeal grants to frontline organisations running additional work in response to the impact of COVID-19 to your members or beneficiaries
  • CPR Foodbank - take at look at their Facebook page for contact details and more
  • Helston and Lizard Foodbank - providing help for the area
  • Volunteer Cornwall - if you are in isolation and are struggling to cope, get in touch and they will see how they can help - you can fill in this online form

Coronavirus - to give support

  • Cornwall Community Foundation - the Cornwall Coronavirus Emergency Appeal has been launched to enable people to donate, safe in the knowledge that their donation will be used to help Cornish people feed their families and survive during the Coronavirus crisis
  • NHS - volunteers are needed to help vulnerable people stay safe, providing help delivering medicines, driving patients to appointments, and making regular phone calls to check on people isolating at home
  • Volunteer Cornwall - contact if you can offer help in your local area

 

Where to start

  • Cornwall Link - search for a range of support services and community activities

Health

Housing

Money and benefits

Work and volunteering

  • Active Plus - support to those that have served in the Armed Forces
  • CSW - support with careers
  • Inclusion Cornwall - getting people and services to work together for inclusion
  • Jobcentre Plus - benefits and job searching
  • Positive People - for people who are not in work to build confidence and hope (leaflet below)
  • Volunteer Cornwall - developing wellbeing through volunteering (see leaflets below)

Younger people

  • Your Way - youth advice centres across Cornwall

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