Covid-19 Community Response in Kirklees

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We’re working alongside our citizens and local organisations to make sure that together we can all support our neighbours and communities over the coming weeks. Our Community Response is aimed at supporting those who are most vulnerable and in need of support, and who cannot currently get this help directly from friends, relatives or neighbours.

Kirklees Council are working especially closely with local voluntary sector organisations and mutual aid groups through our partners at Volunteering Kirklees (part of Third Sector Leaders). Together we’ve developed a co-ordinated Community Response, including a Kirklees Council helpline and online forms that anyone can use to either request help, or to offer support to others.

Our response teams in local places will be matching requests for help with offers of support, so that we can work together to support the most vulnerable in our communities.

How to request support or offer support

Please let us know about the things you (or someone who you are concerned about) need help with. You can also tell us how you (or your organisation) can support others.

Covid-19 Community Response

Or call our Covid-19 Community Response freephone helpline: 0800 4561114

The helpline is currently open from 8am to 6pm weekdays.

The local number for our Covid-19 Community Response helpline, 01484 226919 will continue to be available, and we will happily call you back.

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Community Response blog

Latest updates, stories from local groups and advice for anyone who is helping others during Covid-19 in local places across Kirklees.
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A heartfelt thank you to all the groups who have already organised themselves to help their neighbours in local places across Kirklees. We're all part of the response.
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Advice to share with citizens

Useful information that you might like to share with other citizens, including updates from local organisations who can help.