COVID-19 HELPS

COVID-19

This Page lists the various services we are helping to co-ordinate with the communities of Balmerino, Creich, Flisk, Kilmany, Gauldry, Newport, Tayport and Wormit.

We are offering the following support to all in the above parishes.

COMFORT PHONE CALLING – If you are feeling afraid or isolated we are offering a telephone support service. With this you can talk to trained operators who will be able to offer a listening ear. We are not medically trained, neither will we be offering any medical advice just simply providing a sympathetic ear. TO BOOK A CALL phone 01382 330567 and leave your Name, Number and brief message. Failing this contact any of the telephone numbers listed here. You will be asked permission for your name and contact details and your call to be logged should their be need for follow up and for auditing purposes.

FOOD BANK – meeting the needs of those who need help with necessary food and don’t have the financial means to get it. TO SPEAK WITH SOMEONE phone ‭01382 540039‬ and and leave your Name, Number and brief message. Failing this contact any of the telephone numbers listed here.

FOOD SHOP – arranging to collect shopping list and money and go and get provisions (where possible) and drop them to your door. We are still working out how the financial side of this will work – most likely it will require a lot of trust either way receipts will always be provided. We will be limited to shopping twice a week, days to be arranged to fit with local shop deliveries. We will be supported by our local shops in the first instance and thereafter by the national chains. TO BOOK this service phone 07398 969470 and leave your Name, Number and brief message. Failing this contact any of the telephone numbers listed here.

MEDICATION COLLECTION AND DROP OFF – We can arrange trained professionals (ex nurses in the main) to discretely collect and drop off your medication. At present this service may not be needed, the local pharmacy seem to have this covered, however should the need arise this service is also in place. TO BOOK this service phone 01382 543150 and leave your Name, Number and brief message. Failing this contact any of the telephone numbers listed here.

Other Information is Available Here

We have put together a number of links to various sources of help that we hope will assist you during the comings days and week. You can access these HERE or by clicking on the ‘Get Connected’ icon above.

Things are moving on a pace – we wish you all to keep well and safe. Remember the advice to keep washing your hands with soap and water and limit physical contact or close contact with others. Also be mindful of those self-isolating – there is a lot you can do simply by being a good neighbour and giving them a call.

For more information on keeping safe have a look at the NHS site AT THIS LINK.

Revd Dr James Connolly

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