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All vulnerable

Organisation name: Discover Islam
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: all groups
What can they offer: deliveries, supplies and telephone support
Contact: visit the Discover Islam website

Organisation name: Healthwatch Luton
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: everyone
What can they offer: signposting and information on health and care
Contact: Telephone 01582 817060, email [email protected] or visit the Healthwatch website
 
Organisation name: Luton Irish Forum
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: open to all.
What can they offer: helpline available Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 3.30pm for information and signposting for welfare benefits, information on maintaining wellbeing and telephone befriending.
Contact: 01582 720447 or email [email protected]
 
Organisation name: Covid-19 Luton Community Action Group (Facebook)
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: everyone
What can they offer: a chance for people to meet digitally, offer services to vulnerable and isolated and to establish good community values.
Contact: visit the Luton Community Action Group Facebook page

Support for older people

Organisation name: Age Concern Luton
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: Older people
What can they offer:  Variety of support, please contact for more details.
Contact: Call: 01582 456812 or email [email protected]
 
Organisation Name: Alzheimer’s Society
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: residents with, and those affected by, dementia.
What can they offer:  Support and advice for those with and caring for those with dementia.  Local teams will be making additional phone calls to service users
Contact:  See Alzheimer's Society website or call 0333 150 3456

Specific wards only

Organisation name: Christchurch Bushmead
Area of activity: Bushmead area only
Who can they help: elderly/those self-isolating who have no other support
What can they offer: shopping and medicine collection, wellbeing phone calls
Any conditions: limited to Bushmead area, and those who do not have any other support available.
Contact: 0333 772 1709
 
Organisation name: Marsh Farm Outreach
Area of activity: Marsh Farm area only
Who can they help: those self-isolating
What can they offer: essential tasks for those who are self-isolating.
Contact: visit the Marsh Farm Outreach Facebook page
 
Organisation name:  Olive Tree Church
Area of activity: Biscot ward
Who can they help: Blenheim Cres / Biscot Rd area but possible limited help elsewhere
What can they offer:  Phone calls and cards sent to housebound, regular email contact with everyone, help offered where needed with shopping / collecting prescriptions
Contact:  Helen Owen, 01582 592039
 
Organisation name: Pragati Women's Organisation
Area of activity: East Luton area
Who can they help:  Offering services to members of the public.
What can they offer:  Collecting shopping, deliveries, food parcels, welfare calls
Contact:  Mrunalini Bakshi, [email protected]
 
Organisation name: Ramridge Baptist Church
Area of activity:  Ramridge Estate only
Who can they help:  Residents of Ramridge Estate only
What can they offer:  Virtual services for all and essential help for vulnerable/self-isolating, welfare calls, collecting shopping, medication, small group mutual support contact through WhatsApp, Sunday morning virtual service and pastoral delivery of synopsis of service for those not on the internet.
Any conditions:  Limited resources for shopping and medication collection.
Contact: Dave Sunman, 01582 738064

Specific groups (please read below to see if you fall within the criteria)

Organisation name: Alzheimer’s Society
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: Residents with, and those affected by, dementia.
What can they offer: Support and advice for those with, and caring for those with dementia. Local teams will be making additional phone calls to service users
Contact: Online: Alzheimers.org.uk, 0333 150 3456

Organisation name: CYCD
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: elderly Bangladeshi & Pakistani
What can they offer: Telephone support
Contact: 01582 519500
 
Organisation name: NOAH
Area of activity: Luton wide
Who can they help: homeless
What can they offer: food services for homeless, accommodation and support.
Contact: 01582 728 416
 

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