NHS 111 diagnostic


GOV.UK's coronavirus hub - lots of information including a quick questionnaire to find help and support 

Shielding and protecting

The Coronavirus North West support group

The Coronavirus Lytham support group

Coronavirus signing - coronavirus information is available in British Sign Language.


Money and benefits

National Debtline

Citizens Advice - debt and money

Citizens Advice - benefits

Step Change




Money Saving Expert

Voucher scheme for those receiving school dinners

Money Advice Service



Citizens Advice - housing



Citizens Advice - work

Health and wellbeing


Next Door - local volunatry service



Telephone befriending service for the elderly 

Online cognitive behavioural therapy site

Children and adolescent mental health support resource

Meditation/ relaxation and sleep resources

Wellbeing advice

Bereavement counselling 


Self help resources for mental health issues

Every Mind Matters

Dave the dog - a storybook to help children understand coronavirus

Easyread guide to mental and physical health

Alzheimer's Association

Lovefood hatewaste


National Volunteer Service

Lancashire telephone befriending service (nationwide coverage)

Lancashire community support

Age Concern Lancashire Coronavirus support

Age UK telephone befriending service

The Silver Line befriending service

Community Network Leyland

Advice / other

Lancashire Domestic Abuse Victim Services (LVS)

Law Centres

Advice UK

Age UK

Advice Now


South Ribble - local shops and services

The following documents, provided by South Ribble Council, detail local shops and services which are still operating:



Easy read information

We understand this is a difficult time for you all as we all get used to staying inside our homes and following advice on how we can stay safe.

For easy read guides on self-isolation, advice on staying at home and about the lockdown, please see the following documents:

New rules on staying alert and safe

Stay at home - a guide for people with Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice on staying at home

Coronavirus (COVID-19) staying safe and staying at home

Coronavirus (COVID-19) glossary - easy read

Prime Minister's letter - easy read

Staying well at home - easy read



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