Below see where you can get help and support during this lockdown.
If you are a business, organisation or community group providing extra support at this time, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the form below so we can let others know what services you are providing.
The Love Andover Isolation Help Group helps those who suffer because of a lack of support network during the lockdown. They are open 10am – 1pm each weekday on 01264 586 787. Find more information about them here and make contact with them on their Facebook page here.
There are more than 50 community groups set up across Test Valley who can help you to access facilities. These are truly amazing people in our villages, towns and rural areas. Direct contact details are available here – https://bit.ly/3s7Qw7h. The pandemic has demonstrated how strong of a community spirit we have in Test Valley, and together we will get through this.
Other local groups
Andover Neighbourcare 12 Union Street, 01264 339899
The office will be open 9 – 4pm, Monday- Friday
Services available – Cleaning, gardening, sitting, shopping, fetching prescriptions, telephone buddying, transport to hospitals and doctors.
- Samaritans – Call 116 123 from any phone or go to https://www.samaritans.org
- Papyrus – confidential support and advice for those under 35.
- HOPELINEUK – Call 0800 068 4141 or text: 07860 039 967. Every Day 9:00 am to 12:00 am (midnight)
- Shout – Text only service available free on all major networks Text: 85258
Take care and keep safe xxx
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