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Community Support & Volunteer Line for those affected by the Coronavirus

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Do you need extra help during the Coronavirus outbreak – or do you want to offer a helping hand?

A new Coronavirus Community Support and Volunteer Line has been created for Knowsley residents needing additional support during the outbreak and for those wanting to volunteer their time or services to help those in need in their local community.

This helpline is available for:

  • residents that may need additional support during the outbreak, such as vulnerable residents accessing food supplies.
  • local businesses seeking advice or the latest Government information
  • local businesses urgently seeking additional staff recruitment and residents looking for work – you can also contact Knowsley Works
  • those wanting to volunteer their time and services to help those in need in their local community.

This move is yet another example of the Knowsley Better Together initiative which sees the council working in partnership with residents, businesses, partners and the voluntary sector – to make a lasting difference in the community.

Anyone needing support can call freephone 0800 073 0043 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm at weekends.

The same number can be used by local businesses or organisations offering support and would-be volunteers.

Callers will be asked for details and will either be signposted to the relevant support, or be linked with a service or volunteer who can offer support.

There are also online forms which can be completed by both those requesting help and those seeking volunteering opportunities:

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