BwD Help Hub for residents

Support for Blackburn with Darwen’s most vulnerable people

As lockdown restrictions are eased, partners in the BwD Help Hub are continuing to work together to support local residents to move forward with their lives in a variety of ways. The local partnerships set up to support people during the Coronavirus crisis can continue to help people with:

  • finance, benefits and debt management
  • mental health support
  • wellbeing and loneliness
  • learning, training and employment
  • getting online and using technology
  • access to food and essentials.

You can also call us on 01254 588111 Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 17:00

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Who you can contact for support

We don’t want anyone to struggle during the Coronavirus outbreak, and are working with a range of local organisations who can offer support.

Whether you need a prescription picking up, some shopping delivered, or a warm meal, there’s someone in Blackburn with Darwen who can help you.

Support offers from our partners

Age UK

Wide range of support services, information, advice and guidance for people over 55. Contact: 01254 266620

Blackburn Food Bank

Food supplies to people in need. Contact: 01254 672756

Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service

Support, information advice and guidance for people who care for friends and family. Contact: 01254 688440

Care Network

Information, advice and guidance on a wide range of community services including the Safe Trader scheme. Contact: 01254 507255

Child Action North West

Range of services to support children, young people and their families. Contact: 01254 244700

Health and wellbeing advice

Range of services to support people to improve their health and wellbeing. re:fresh website Contact 01254 682 037

Lancashire Women

Range of support services for women designed around individual needs. Contact: 0300 3301354

Prescription medication

If you need prescription medication, we advise you to contact your GP surgery or local pharmacy.

Shelter

For other financial, welfare or housing advice please contact Shelter:

We are also working with local community groups and charities who are keen to provide support to residents in need in their neighbourhoods.