Care Network (all villages)
If you find you have new care needs you are able to contact Care Network. They are based in Hardwick and work with the voluntary sector to support people in the community.
They may be able to help with support to collect shopping and medications.
You can call them on 01223 714433
Or visit their website: www.care-network.org.uk
CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT USEFUL CONTACTS
Cambridgeshire County Council
Local Hubs : https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/directory?f.Category+%2F+Subject%7Csubjects=Covid-19
Government Covid-19 advice
Use the service here to find out what help you can get if you’re affected by coronavirus. You can use it for yourself or someone else.
You can find information about:
- feeling unsafe
- going in to work
- paying bills or being unemployed
- getting food
- having somewhere to live
- mental health and wellbeing
Prescription Pre-Payment Certificate
Can buy one for 3 months (£29.65) or 12 months (£105.90)
Can be done electronically and is active once purchased.
Download the app on your smart phone or tablet
Must be aged 13+
Allow you to order repeat prescriptions
Citizens Advice Cambridge
0344 884 7979
09:00-15:30 Monday – Friday
Can also email through www.cambridgecab.org.uk
Register as vulnerable:
Following this process may assist you with online grocery deliveries as larger supermarkets may soon be able to use this information to identify vulnerable patients and arrange home grocery deliveries.
Tel: 0800 0288327
A national service where a volunteer befriender will make telephone contact with an older person for a chat and to reduce isolation.
08:00-19:00 7 days a week
Cambridge Number: 0300 6669860
The Silver Line (in conjunction with AgeUK)
Confidential 24/7 helpline and befriending service
Hearing Aid Batteries
They will post out to anyone in need whilst the usual replacement centres at Cambourne & Comberton are closed.
Hub in Cambourne on Thursday morning, another in Cambridge City Centre.
Food vouchers can be issued over the phone by calling Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau on
In the case of a true emergency, home delivery can be arranged if you satisfy certain criteria. Please contact the foodbank as above if this service is required.
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Every Mind Matters
111 Option 2
Mental Health Crisis Support
24 hours / 7 days a week
SAMARATANS Cambridge & Peterborough
0330 0945717 (local) 0845 7909090 (national)
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Children’s & Young People’s Services
Text: 07520 649887
Young People Aged 11-19
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Cambridge & Peterborough Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Partnership
Silent Solution (if you need urgent help & are unable to speak)
-press 55 when prompted
-alters Police to the emergency
Condition Specific Advice on coping through lockdown:
Toft Village – See www.bournsurgery.nhs.uk page for full details
Bourn – See www.bournsurgery.nhs.uk page for full details
Great & Little Gransdens – Bluebell 19 – Contact Sara Thurbin 07775 878719
Comberton – Janet McCabe 01223 263398 email email@example.com
Dry Drayton – Fiona Peck 07900813046
Longstowe & Arrington – Maddy Jones 01954 719555 or 01954 718303. No box service. Kelly Ansell Arrington but happy to cover anywhere 07907 994824
Eversden – Has a village box service.
Caldecote – Adrian Peters 07967 270252 (co-ordinating). The village has village box service.
Hardwick – Ruth Enge firstname.lastname@example.org 07814358181
Caxton – Andy Smith – 07850 517487. Has village box service.
Elsworth area – Vivienne Gutsell 01954 267800 & Oran Sim (from 7th April) 01954 267345