NE Norfolk churches supporting the community
Members of the churches in the Coastal group of parishes are providing support for community during the coronavirus crisis.
Those who need help can use a network of DBS-checked volunteers, who can help with delivering shopping or medication, taking post or simply chatting over the phone. Help is available in Bacton, Happisburgh, Hempstead with Eccles and Lessingham, Ridlington, Sea Palling with Waxham, Walcott and Witton.
Those needing help should call the Revd Catherine Dobson on 01692 650359 and leave a message to be called back.
The notice posted on the Coastal Group website says: “Coastal Group community is offering help during coronavirus outbreak. As a church community, we are concerned for those who are vulnerable in our neighbourhoods and who might need help. Using a network of DBS checked volunteers, we can help with the delivery of shopping/medication to your door-step, taking post or simply a chatting on the phone.
"We can also signpost partner organisations if you are experiencing hardship. If you are in need, we will do our best to help.
If you are already supporting your neighbours, thank you for all you are doing.”
Scheme name: Coastal Group help
Run by: Coastal group of parishes
Service provided: Delivery of shopping/medication, taking post or just a phone chat.
Catchment area: Bacton, Happisburgh, Hempstead with Eccles and Lessingham, Ridlington, Sea Palling with Waxham, Walcott and Witton
Contact details: Revd Catherine Dobson on 01692 650359
The photo of Happisburgh above is courtesy of www.norfolkchurches.co.uk.