Inclusion Cornwall: Information No. 3

Kernow Carers Service offers the following support for carers:

  • Access Carer Support Coordinator is available Mon-Fri, 12pm-1pm on Facebook 
  •   On-the-day call back service for carers who are in need of priority support can contact the Access Team on tel: 0300 1234 131
  • Carers are being contacted via email, phone or letter, signposting information to help them access local support if they are being affected by isolation.
  • Carers Assessments will continue to be available via telephone.
  • Referrals continue to be taken via the Family Information Service helpline number  0800 587 8191 or email  fis@cornwall.gov

Unpaid Carer?Government guidance for unpaid carers during the pandemic is available by clicking here 

The Vicars Relief Fund has launched an emergency fund for individuals experiencing homelessness at this time – details available here.

 The Illegal Money Lending Team want to remind people about not using loan sharks, especially those who are finding the current financial climate extremely challenging.   A loan shark cartoon and colouring competition is open to all 7 – 11 year old children and one lucky winner will get a £50 Amazon voucher. Watch the video, answer questions, download your certificate. Click here for details.

Vulnerability: for help for extremely vulnerable people during the pandemic, please click here 

Get Fitness: free, online NHS fitness classes at  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio/

Zoom conferencing –  click here to get guidance on participating in Zoom meetings.