Support and guidance

If you need help with COVID-19 these pages provide lots of information about support for Islanders including mental and business support more.

Isle of Wight COVID-19 helpline

The Isle of Wight COVID-19 helpline on 01983 823600 is for anyone who needs information about COVID-19 or support because of self-isolation. If you are alone with no local network of friends, family or neighbours please call.

Support for Islanders

Do you need help with getting food, require support to get your shopping or even help with money and benefits? Find out how many organisations can provide help and support for Islanders.

Business support

If you’re a business that requires help and support please see the latest information on the Isle of Wight council website for businesses and employers.

Find out about government grants to support businesses in the hospitality, accommodation and leisure sectors.

Shielding and extremely clinically vulnerable

The government’s shielding programme has now ended. If you were previously identified as clinically extremely vulnerable, please follow the guidance contained in Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread.
Local support is available.

Mental health

The NHS have brought together a wide range of resources to signpost you to the support you need to help you manage your mental health.

Self isolation and prevention
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