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COVID 19 (CORONAVIRUS)

Stronger South Derbyshire is our dedicated website set up to support the local community response to Covid 19, which is updated regularly. If you want to know how you can help, know someone who needs help, are a community group needing support, or if you’re just looking for links to reliable information, visit www.strongersouthderbyshire.org.

Changes to our Services

Due to the social distancing measures introduced by the Government, South Derbyshire CVS premises are currently closed to the public and visitors, and staff are working from home. All our group activities and most community based face to face services have stopped for the time being.

South Derbyshire CVS and the Derbyshire Home From Hospital Support Service are continuing to support vulnerable individuals who are self-isolating and who don’t have any family or friends who can help, with essential food shopping, collecting medication, and  telephone befriending/welfare calls. We can also tell you about other services which may be able to support you. If you have not used our services before you should first register for help via the Derbyshire Community Response Unit.  Register online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/communityresponse or by telephoning 01629 535091 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm). They will take some basic information and then pass your details on to us.

For any other enquiries email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 07458 304316. 


 

Safer Homes South Derbyshire

 

What is Safer Homes South Derbyshire?

 

Safer Homes is working to improve security in the homes of elderly and vulnerable people.  The scheme works by giving advice on crime prevention and home security. In some cases we are able to install additional door and window locks and other appropriate equipment free of charge.

The scheme has been set up by the Safer South Derbyshire Partnership, which is operated on a day-to-day basis by South Derbyshire CVS.

Who can make referrals? Referrals for the scheme can come from any of the following:

 

•             Social Services - Adult Services

•             South Derbyshire District Council

•             Derbyshire Police

•             South Derbyshire Primary Care Trust

•             Housing Associations

•             Citizens' Advice Bureau (CAB)

•             South Derbyshire CVS

 

For more information, or to make a referral email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us on 01283 219761. 

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