Isle of Wight COVID-19 helpline
The helpline is for anyone who feels vulnerable, needs help because of lockdown or self-isolation, or who is alone with no local network of friends, family or neighboursand needs support.
Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Call 01983 823 600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The helpline can help with:
- Collection of medication from pharmacies, help to access pharmacy delivery services and health care needs.
- Access to online shopping services or small essential shopping requests.
- Suggesting other organisations who can help with issues arising from isolation including welfare, finance, mental health, childcare issues, crisis advice and support or other caring responsibilities.
- Suggesting where to get help with dog walking.
The helpline is a partnership between Isle of Wight Council and voluntary networks on the Island.