Want to help or need help?

We have some useful information for those who would like to help and for those who may require help during the Coronavirus pandemic in Dorset. Please see below for further details:


Sign up with Volunteer Centre Dorset (VCD) https://www.volunteeringdorset.org.uk/
Registration links can be found via Dorset Council’s Community Response Page at https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/…/communities-and-voluntee…

Alternatively visit: www.volunteeringdorset.org.uk/i-want-to-volunteer or call: 01305 269214 or e-mail: info@volunteeringdorset.org.uk

And/ or sign up to become National NHS Volunteer Responder at goodsamapp.org/NHS.

More information can be seen here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/…/your-nhs-needs-you-nhs-call-f…/


Age UK (North, South and West Dorset) https://www.ageuk.org.uk/northsouthwestdorset/

FREE to all residents within the Dorset Council area including to residents in East Dorset. To request help e-mail enquiries@ageuknswd.org.uk or call 01305 269444. Each request will be individually assessed and categorised according to the individual’s level of need.

They will be coordinating requests for help with issues relating to loneliness and isolation. They can offer support in accessing items e.g.
o Food
o Respite for Carers
o Prescription collection
They have a huge team of DBS checked staff and volunteers able to assist in all non-direct care requirements.