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How you can help in cold weather

Check on elderly and vulnerable neighbours

  • Elderly and vulnerable people may have needs around food, medicine or care during cold weather. Why not pop in and introduce yourself?
  • If you know people who are having problems getting services they need, contact our adult social care helpline: 01273 295555
  • Protecting the elderly this winter on the Met Office.

Rough sleepers

  • We work with homelessness agencies to open an emergency shelter in extremely cold weather
  • Central government provides funding for these shelters during severe weather
  • Request help for a rough sleeper.

Four wheel drive vehicle volunteers

  • Volunteer 4x4 vehicle owners help us deliver meals, medicine, and helping carers or nurses get to people's homes
  • To volunteer, email