To check the latest Government guidance, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Who can request support?
You can request help if you, or someone you live with, is self-isolating:
- With symptoms
- After being contacted by NHS Test and Trace
- After travel to an Amber list country
What support can you request?
You can ask for help with:
- shopping or accessing food and essentials
- general support with loneliness
- help to get online
- posting mail
- prescription medication collection
The council will connect you with a local volunteer who can support you while you are at home.
How do I request support?
In North Northamptonshire (Corby, East Northants, Kettering or Wellingborough), call 0300 126 3000 or for non-urgent enquiries or you are unable to speak on the phone, please email email@example.com.
In West Northamptonshire (Daventry, Northampton or South Northants), call 0300 126 7000 or for non-urgent enquiries or you are unable to speak on the phone, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Test and Trace Support Payment
If you have been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace, you may be eligible to apply for the Test and Trace Support Payment through your relevant Benefits and Revenues team.
Eligibility for this payment is based on Department of Health and Social Care criteria.
Self-isolation support pack
Public Health Northamptonshire have created a self-Isolation support pack to help you through your self-isolation period.
The pack includes information on getting support if you need help with food shopping, medication collection or caring for your pets as well as advice and suggestions on how to manage your wellbeing during your isolation period.