How to ask for help
How to ask for help
If you are in need of help, and are not sure who to talk to, there are three ways to get in touch.
- If you or someone you know needs this support, please fill in our request support form and we will contact you. You can complete the form at any time.
- If you need support from a charity in Sutton, email Community Action Sutton at email@example.com, they’ll forward you the right charity.
- Call us at 020 8770 5000, option 6. If you are an extremely vulnerable person, please call us in the first instance so we can provide immediate support.
Register for Coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person
If you have a health condition that makes you especially vulnerable to coronavirus, the Government is advising you to stay at home and take special steps to protect yourself. You can register for support if you or someone you care for is extremely vulnerable to coronavirus.
The list of people considered to be extremely vulnerable includes:
Organ transplant recipients
Those with specific cancers
Severe respiratory conditions (e.g. cystic fibrosis, severe asthma and COPD)
Diseases with increased risk of infection
People on immunosuppression therapies with increased risk of infection
Pregnant women with significant heart disease
General support and questions
If you are concerned about paying your council tax, we can talk to you about your options. Read our online information about help with council tax and if you need to speak to someone, get in touch with us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find more information, provided by the Government here.
For more details on Coronavirus and claiming benefits, the Government has advice online.
Help for children and families
Vulnerable Older people
For support, shopping , telephone befriending, and general advice, AgeUK Sutton can provide support. Get in touch via email@example.com.
Children, Babies & Family support
The MAPS team at Volunteering Centre Sutton can help. Get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unpaid adult and young carers
Sutton Carers Centre can offer information, advice, practical and emotional support. If you have a family member or friend who relies on you because of an illness or disability or a physical or mental health issue contact them at 020 8296 5611 or enquiries@suttoncarerscentre.
Shopping and Food
If you are an older person, Age UK Sutton can provide support. Get in touch via email@example.com.
Socialising and community
If you want to talk online to other Sutton residents
Sutton Coronavirus Support and Action Group is a Facebook group you can join with 3,000 local residents.
Help with social anxiety and need telephone befriending
Sutton Befrienders can offer support. Get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org