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7 hours ago
All of the wonderful dancers at Dancing With Miss Ness have donated a whopping £637.45 to help us to maintain our services during these unusual times.
Our food parcel delivery volunteers are delivering seven days a week right now and supplies are going out very quickly.
Thank you all 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less
8 hours ago
How very different things are now. The folks that came for help last night had to patiently queue at 3 metre social distancing, then immediately leave once their items were packed.
This isolation and lack of social contact can be very damaging for some people living alone.
Even our volunteers look very different now.
Tough times for all. ... See MoreSee Less
Over 100 patients have tested positive at the Derby Trust hospitals now, which includes Burton's Queens. We don't have the numbers for each hospital.
This is very real and it is here.
Our food parcel delivery to families that have financial issues is increasing by the day and we will continue to do our best to deliver safe food parcels for as long as we are needed.
We are also still doing support but it is conducted over the phone and electronically. We are still able to order birth certificates for ID and are now helping with all sorts of benefits issues. ... See MoreSee Less
Our Gale has been taking veg out to the older members of our community. She has done this without any physical contact. to keep everyone safe. ... See MoreSee Less
QUOTE FROM SKY NEWS: Councils in England have been asked to house all rough sleepers - and those in hostels and night shelters - by the weekend.
The prime minister's personal homelessness adviser wrote to local authorities telling them "communal night-shelters and any street encampments" must be "closed down for the time being" as they are "high risk" for spreading COVID-19.: END QUOTE.
We are running outreach sessions from 6pm until 8pm this weekend for anyone that needs assistance and it will be very interesting to see how many rough sleepers come to us.
Not all homeless people are rough sleepers. Some homeless people are sofa surfing. This is not really helping self isolation as they will be living in someone else's home. ... See MoreSee Less