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Cost of living help | Shropshire Council

  • Shropshire Council

    Winter Support Service
    What will the service provide?

    The service will connect people to a range of support that will assist residents to remain well and independent within their own home, and will also ensure safe and effective discharges home from hospital. This includes:
  • Transport returning home from hospital

  • Settling people in at home following discharge from hospital

  • Simple aids and equipment following hospital discharge

  • Collecting and delivering medication
  • Shopping and delivery
  • Wellbeing home visits
  • Companionship for isolated or lonely people
  • Cost of living advice and support
  • Connectivity into the wider offer of support from across the voluntary and community sector.

    How do I find out more?

    Residents and those who support people in the community can call the Winter Support Service helpline on 0345 678 9012 to find out more and be referred where appropriate. The phoneline will be open Mondays-Fridays, 9am to 5pm. 

    Further support with the cost of living
    With the economic situation impacting most of us, we understand that many people are worried about rising costs.

    You can find out more here: https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/cost-of-living-help/

December 23rd 2022

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