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Local support, help with shopping etc

Sheffield City Council
Help with collecting shopping, medication or social contact if you have no-one else who can offer support and you self isolating because you or your household is more vulnerable to the effects of the virus or you have the virus. You can also apply once for an emergency food parcel.

NHS Volunteer Responders
Tel 0808 196 3646 (8am to 8pm) to arrange volunteer support.
See eligibility criteria ans FAQs in link below

Voluntary Action Sheffield
VAS is coordinating a response calling for volunteers for informal and neighbourhood activity (street-level support such as doing errands);organised community hubs (trusted, registered organisations) and the statutory,city wide approach (emergency response and planning ).

Sheffield COVID Support Map
This details support offered by street level groups such as mutual aid, and community hubs. The map is live, and a work in progress; it points to where you can go to get information or support or to offer to volunteer.

Mutual Aid Sheffield Groups
Here is a map of existing groups on Facebook.

Zest Essential Item Delivery Service
For people who are self isolating, vulnerable, have low mobility or are otherwise unable to access essential items and live in the S6, S3 or S10 postcode areas of Sheffield. Email covidsupport@zestcommunity.co.uk with a brief description of your situation and information on the essential items you require. If you do not have access to email, please call/text Zest on 07517 864 017 (Tues/Thurs) or 07517 810 824 (Mon/Wed/Fri).

Sheffield Food Bank List
Search this list by postcode to find the nearest foodbank

Find Your Local Milkman
We’ve heard that some milkmen are delivering some food as well as milk

Asda Volunteer Shopping Card
The Volunteer Shopping Card can be bought easily online.It can then be emailed to the volunteer or printed out and left in a safe place for the volunteer to pick up. The volunteer then shops using the card, makes the payment using the barcode in store, and leaves the shopping in a safe place.

Morrisons – Doorstep Delivery Service
Morrisons have set up a new service that allow vulnerable and elderly residents to phone 0345 611 6111 and order essential food items. The order will take 24 hours to process and is delivered by Morrisons staff. Contactless payment is made on delivery.

Marks & Spencer – We’re All In This Together Card
Similar to the Asda scheme the Marks & Spencer card is purchased as an e-gift card and can be used either online or directly at the checkout using a unique barcode. https://www.marksandspencer.com/all-in-this-together/p/p60282075

Which Guide
Check out what’s on offer from Supermarkets in this round up of the latest information ‘ How can Coronavirus-Vulnerable Households get Food Deliveries ‘

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