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The Hardship Fund
The Hardship Fund is available to provide financial support for our Community. Winter is hard in many ways, particularly financially. With the extra financial pressures of Christmas, heating bills on top of a summer season cut short due to Coronavirus, this could leave any one of us struggling to make ends meet. Please do not struggle alone, whether you live alone, in a couple or are a family with children, contact either Matt, Rachel or Jennie to have a friendly and confidential chat to find out what support we can offer you. Please just pick up the phone.
Matt Davis – 01720 424454 / 07810 881381
Rachel Guy – 01720 424441 / 07925 360405
Jennie Woodcock – 01720 424483 / 07917 198334
If you are suffering domestic abuse or sexual violence:
If you are suffering domestic abuse or sexual violence there are a number of ways that you can get help on Scilly:
You can contact Adult Social Care, the local police, the council housing team, your doctor, health visitor, school nurse, mental health nurse or midwife. All of them will support you.
First Light provides specialist support to victims – male and female, adult and child – of sexual violence and domestic abuse in Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. Safer futures Cornwall and Isles of Scilly – Domestic abuse &sexual violence service Tel: 0300 777 4777 or visit www.firstlight.org.uk
If you are in danger, please dial 999 immediately or 101 in a non-emergency. If you ring 999 but can’t talk, make sure the Police know you are there by coughing or tapping the handset, or by dialling 55. Alternatively you can visit www.devon-cornwall.police.uk