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Support for older and vulnerable residents - Outside London

This page lists the services available to residents in districts and boroughs in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. 

You can view your borough/district by clicking on the dropdowns below. You can also download a list here.

Council services

Other organisations

Council services

Other organisations

Council services

  • Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group Hertford and Ware (help with shopping, befriending calls, and errands) - 07857 210 161
  • Universal Credit advice – 0800 328 5644
  • Safeguarding (children and vulnerable adults) – 01279 655261 (non emergencies) / 0300 123 4043 (child abuse)

Other organisations

Council services

Other organisations

Council services

  • Coronavirus helpline (for vulnerable adults) - 01582 547 659
  • Council hotline for urgent support - 01582 548955

Other organisations

Council services

  • Council support for vulnerable people with no support network - 01908 252398

Other organisations

  • Astwood and Hardmead Whatsapp group (those in isolation can ask for help with the collection of shopping and medication) - 07811 140672
  • Emberton Parish Council (those in isolation can ask for help with the collection of shopping and medication) - 01234 241 892
  • Kents Hill, Kingston, Monkston, Monskton Park and Brinklow area (those in isolation can ask for help with the collection of shopping and medication) - 074946 512 523
  • Milton Keynes Citizens Advice – 01908 604 475
  • The Food Bank (Milton Keynes) – 01908 322800
  • Age UK Milton Keynes – 01908 550700

Council services

Other organisations

Council services

Other organisations

Council services

  • Council service delivering essentials and relieving loneliness - 020 8553 1004
  • Benefits Team (Discretionary housing payment, council tax discretionary payment, provide support to families/individuals to prevent a serious health and safety risk or provide essential support in the event of an emergency)– 01753 475111

Other organisations

Council services

  • Buckinghamshire Council coronavirus helpline - 01296 383204
  • Local Emergency Support (financial support) – 01296 382 414 / 0800 999 7677 (out of hours)

Other organisations

Council services

  • Communities 1st (practical help with shopping, dog walking, collecting medicines or other essential tasks) - 020 827 5115

Other organisations

Council services

  • Stevenage Helps (help with shopping and medication for vulnerable residents) - 01438 242 453
  • Money Advice Unit – 01992 556371

Other organisations

  • Herts Help (help with shopping for essentials) – 0300 123 4044
  • Meals on Wheels (Hertfordshire County Council are delivering frozen and hot meals for vulnerable people who can’t prepare meals for themselves) - 0300 123 4042
  • Stevenage Vineyard Church (food bank) – 01438 361616
  • Stevenage Citizens Advice – 0344 411 1444 Age UK Herts – 0300 345 3446
  • The Baldock Coronavirus Support Group (delivering shopping and medication, telephone befriending) - 01462 892838

Council services

  • Watford Helps (support with errands, such as shopping or medication collection) - 01923 278503

Other organisations

Broxbourne
Central Bedfordshire
Dacorum
East Hertfordshire
Hertsmere
Luton
Milton Keynes
North Hertfordshire
Reading
Slough
South Bucks
St Albans
Stevenage
Three Rivers
Watford
Welwyn Hatfield

Last updated 21 April 2020