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Community Support - Help in your area!

Communities across Torridge have stepped up to the challenge of supporting their residents through this difficult time. Torridge District Council along with TTVS and One Northern Devon are supporting and promoting these efforts.

Shielding Hubs & Help for the Vulnerable

Help for the most vulnerable - A Network of Shielding Hubs in Devon are delivering urgent supplies to the most at risk from COVID-19 who are isolating at home. People who fall into this category can register online at the Government website or families can register on their behalf via this link Clinically Vulnerable PersonYou can also call us on 01237 428700.

Support for vulnerable self-isolating residents - Devon Coronavirus Emergency Helpline on 0345 155 1011.

Below you'll find a range of local information and support - scroll down and click on your parish name. Also check Devon County Council information here Devon County Council Community Support Pages

This list is constantly being updated - please keep checking in on what is available in your area. To stay up to date you can bookmark this page or subscribe to any updates by clicking the "subscribe to this page" link at the bottom of any page.

If you are a community group or business not currently mentioned on these pages let us know by emailing Tom.vanstone@torridge.gov.uk 

Help and guidance is also available below for people thinking of setting up a voluntary or community organisation but please also check what has been set up so far in your area. 

Useful Start-Up Information for Support Groups

pdf icon How to start up a Voluntary or Community Group [269kb]  word_2010 icon Constitution for Support Groups [18kb]  pdf icon Legal Structures for Support Groups [700kb]

How to help safely guide

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely--2/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely

Free banking for Community Groups

Lloyds Bank Link   Natwest Bank Link   Barclays Bank Link

Information by Parish