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19 April 2020COMMUNITY WORKS are here to help.

COMMUNITY WORKS is one of 23 Community Support Organisations working with North Yorkshire County Council.  They are an amalgamation of Thirsk Clockworks and Thirsk and Sowerby Community Care.  Their advice to anyone self-isolating is to ask for help from family, friends, neighbours and trusted local groups.  For anyone who doesn't have someone they can call on for help and you live in Thirsk or one of its villages, please ring Community Works on 01845 523115 for help with:

  • Shopping
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Prescriptions
  • Food Parcels
  • Caring for Pets

They are able to help if:

  • You are 70 years old or older
  • You have a long-term condition
  • You are pregnant
  • You have a weakened immune system
  • You have been temporarily or permanently unemployed as a result of Covid-19
  • You are not entitled to statutory sick pay
  • You are waiting for a new benefit claim to be processed or you are waiting for your first Universal Credit payment
  • You are self-isolating

They can also arrange regular telepone calls to anyone who would like them. 

If you live ia a different area call NYCC on 01609 780780 Monday to Friday 8am to 5.30pm



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