Support for Blackburn with Darwen’s most vulnerable people
If you are in desperate need of food, are worried about paying for gas and electricity, or need support for your mental wellbeing while you’re isolated at home, get in touch with the BwD Help Hub.
In order to use the online form you will need to create an account by registering and following the instructions.
or call 01254 588111. Phone lines are open 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday.
If you are concerned about a neighbour please contact the Help Hub above.
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
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
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
Range of support services for women designed around individual needs. Contact: 0300 3301354
If you need prescription medication, we advise you to contact your GP surgery or local pharmacy.
For other financial, welfare or housing advice please contact Shelter:
- Telephone 0344 515 1831
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are also working with local community groups and charities who are keen to provide support to residents in need in their neighbourhoods.