Help for individuals

If you are looking for help for yourself, or for someone you know, we can help

  • Getting help with food
    How to access food parcels, free school meals, food banks and other support
  • Support for people shielding in the high risk group
    Help for people at high risk who have been asked to stay at home for at least 12 weeks
  • Caring for People helpline
    Helping you get access to food, shopping, medications, and other essential services
  • Keeping in touch service
    If you would like to someone to give you a regular telephone call check in and chat
  • Emotional support
    To help you to find local and national self help online resources and can give you phone numbers to access national mental health support
  • Test and Protect
    How to get tested if you have symptoms, and how to access support if you are self-isolating
  • Digital inclusion
    Please tell us if you have any digital services related needs that would help you to overcome issues such as gaining ready access to online services or other forms of Digital Exclusion
  • Support groups in your area
    There are a number of active support groups across Argyll and Bute who may be able to help you with shopping, prescriptions and other needs
  • Sources of support
    Links to support available across Argyll and Bute, and nationally, for health, wellbeing, families, welfare and more
  • Financial support
    If you are experiencing financial hardship during Coronavirus
  • Sanitary provision
    Free online ordering of period products for school children and anyone in our communities struggling to access them due to Coronavirus
  • Support with employment
    Our Employability team can help support people get into employment
  • Health advice
    Get the latest health advice, and find out how to access health and mental health services
  • Home safety
    Home safety advice from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Animal and pet welfare
    Help and advice for pet and livestock owners