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Need support? Together We Can, our COVID-19 community response helpline, is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday for people in vital need of food and essential household items. Phone 0300 123 7052.

Winter support

If you would like to help your local community this winter by donating food and other items, or by volunteering, please visit  

Together We Can 

Join BCP Council's 'Together We Can' community response:


Have you formed a community group?

BCP Council have put together a Community Pack to support you during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. This includes web links, contact numbers, social media advice, guidance and Public Health England materials.

Community pack:

  • If you are already involved in volunteering around COVID-19, register your service with Healthwatch Dorset to help build a network:
  • If your group is in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area please email to help ensure your fellow residents can get help. Please provide:
    • Your group name
    • A contact telephone number you would be happy for us to publicise
    • A contact email address you would be happy for us to publicise
    • A brief description of the support your group can offer e.g. shopping, prescription pick-up, information and advice, outreach to vulnerable/elderly people
    • Specific locations across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole where your group can support

Information and advice is changing rapidly, and information contained on these pages was correct at time of publishing. However, if you discover anything has changed, please use the 'give feedback' button to let us know.

Page last updated: 05/01/2021 09:05
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