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Update 25 March - signposting food banks and financial help

Click here for the latest Community Group Directory list from Wiltshire County Council

Foodbanks and support

Crosspoint Westbury

Crosspoint is a Westbury based charity, founded on Christian values, providing a service to enable and support those in our communitty who have issues relating to well being, isolation, proverty or distress.

http://www.crosspoint-westbury.co.uk/

Warminster Foodbank

Address: N Row, Warminster BA12 9AD

Phone: 01985 214463

http://warminsteranddistrictfoodbank.co.uk/bank   

Bradford on Avon Foodbank

The Hub @ BA15, Church Street, Bradford on Avon,

BA15 1LS

PHONE 01225 920748

WEBSITE   https://bradfordonavon.foodbank.org.uk

EMAIL : boacommunityhub@gmail.com

Citizens advice  Wiltshire

Needing help, at present time this is online or by phone

https://www.citizensadvicewiltshire.org.uk/

Find a Foodbank  link to Trusssel Trust

https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/

Storehouse Foodbank - Trowbridge

What is Storehouse?

Storehouse Foodbank is a project that aims to support families, couples and individuals in short term need of food and toiletries

How Is Storehouse Accessed?

Access to Storehouse is freely available to people who are referred by a supporting professional such as a teacher, social worker, doctor, key worker, minister, community adviser, Wiltshire council, Citizens advice centre or through another agreed referral agency. Provisions can be collected from our centre where individuals, couples or families will be provided with three days’ supply of food and toiletries.

Our opening hours are every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am - 12.30pm

Storehouse | Emmanuel Church Buildings (access via Union street) | Trowbridge | Wiltshire | BA14 8RZ

Tel: 07702583143

https://communityactionwestwilts.org/storehouse-foodbank 

Fairshare Southwest

https://fareshare.org.uk/fareshare-centres/south-west/What We Do

This is Bristol based

We believe that no good food should go to waste

We redistribute surplus food to charities that turn it into meals.

We are doers. We are a community. We change lives.

https://faresharesouthwest.org.uk/

Ruksak 45218

About Us

Ruksak45218 is a Registered Charity (1186437), based in Southwick in the County of Wiltshire. Ruksak45218 provides the essentials of bedding, clothing, toiletries, footwear, school stationery, sleeping bags and other items, to young persons aged 5 to 18 years of age in Wiltshire.  We take our name from a derivative of the word Rucksack and the numbers 45218, represent for five to eighteen year olds. We believe in the total equality of ALL young persons and that they should be able to concentrate on their education, free from concerns and distractions over the lack of essential items, they should have, that others on occasion, take for granted. We firmly believe that No Young Person Should Go Without.

https://www.ruksak45218.org.uk/

Westbury Lions Club

https://www.westburylions.org.uk/welfare

 

Update 24 March 2020 - Looking after yourself, Looking after your children

Click here for advice, guidance and websites to help.

Updated 19 March 2020 08:21 - letter to parents 

UPdated 20 March 2020 08:56 - letter to parents

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Updated 17 March 2020

 If you are absent from school, please see below for advice on self-isolation. 

 This advice applies to those who are self-isolating with own symptoms; member of household with symptoms; part of a vulnerable group.

 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

Government guidance for educational settings - updated 17 March 2020

The most up-to-date Department for Education (DfE)/Public Health England advice for education providers can be read here.

The DfE coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows: - Phone: 0800 046 8687 - Opening hours: 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.

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