We know it’s difficult at the moment. Ellingham Community Trust has developed a a Financial Assistance Scheme to support members of the parish.
Covid-19 Financial Assistance Scheme – offering £500 for all individuals primarily resident within Ellingham Parish in financial hardship owing to the Covid-19 situation.
Ellingham Community Trust has coordinated with other community committees and developed:
- a list of local contacts to support the community
- a Business Directory showing who is open (up to date at 13th April. We are aware changes may occur, please contact to update this list).
- other support available in Northumberland (see below).
Other Support Available
Northumberland Commuities Together – For anyone struggling to access basic support needs, such as food, and who is unable to get help from family, friends or a local support group. 01670 620015 or www.northumberland.gov.uk/communitiestogether.
Citizens Advice Northumberland – The Citizens Advice Northumberland provides free, confidential and impartial information and advice, on a range of issues including money, benefits, housing and employment. www.citizensadvicenorthumberland.org.uk/get-help
Step Change – Step Change is a debt advice charity who provide the UK’s most comprehensive debt advice service. They help people with debt problems take back control of their finacnes and their lives. Visit www.stepchange.org