COVID-19 – where you can get support
In light of the current COVID-19 situation, here are some key places you can get support.
Our Cosy Kingdom energy advice team are delivering a telephone advice service – call 01592 807930 or text ‘COSY’ then ‘YOUR NAME’ to 88440.
Energy advisor Michael has written a handy energy advice and support blog.
A Government helpline has been opened to provide advice and support to people who are older, disabled, are pregnant, or who received a flu jab for health reasons. This will connect people to local services, help with access to food and medicine as well as provide emotional support: 0800 111 4000 (9am-5pm).
Citizens Advice & Rights Fife is also delivering telephone advice: 03451 1400 095
Viewforth Church Foodbank
Obtaining Food: Monday and Thursday 10am – 3pm, Tuesday 10am – 12pm, Wednesday 10am – 1pm
Donating Food: Monday 1pm – 3pm, Tuesday 10am – 12pm, Wednesday 6pm – 8pm, Thursday 6pm – 8pm
Fife Voluntary Action are also working with Fife Council to co-ordinate community responses and match people looking to offer a helping hand with those needing a helping hand at this time. In partnership, they’ve launched a register to help co-ordinate this – you can sign up through the link above.
Fife Council Community Job Clubs
Job Club workers are now available by phone to offer help to those applying for Welfare Support, Discretionary and Crisis Support. Find your local support worked by following the link above.
There are several places you can go to in your local community for support during the Covid-19 outbreak. Whilst providing a valuable service, these community groups are open to all and information does not necessarily reflect up to date official Government advice. Greener Kirkcaldy takes no responsibility for opinions and advice shared on these groups.
Fife Coronavirus Support Group – www.facebook.com/groups/136525841110276/
Coronavirus Levenmouth Support – www.facebook.com/groups/2332601787039913/
Fife Covid-19 Mutual Aid – www.facebook.com/groups/139925244059427/
Dunfermline Coronavirus Support Group – www.facebook.com/groups/870313513410110/
Benarty Emergency Response Team – www.facebook.com/groups/1544123795655759/
Kinghorn Support Squad – www.facebook.com/groups/410781236016821/about/
Lochgelly Beat Corona Group – www.facebook.com/groups/234273520959352/|