Vulnerable Residents Helpline

01983 823600

Seven days a week, 9am to 5pm

West & Central Wight Support

Local Co-ordination:


Brighstone, Hulverstone & Brook: 


Carol Weeks 01983 531393

Help with hot food, groceries and prescription pick ups

Local WhatsApp Group working with Pub etc



St Mary’s, Carisbrooke have set up a special number 07949704286 for those who need help. We have a short list of volunteers who can get emergency shopping, and a longer list of people who can provide telephone support to those isolated and alone.


Paul Fuller: 01983 289595 or 07935 090835


Tel. 01983 645765 Mob/Txt: 07970 424214


Freshwater, Totland, Yarmouth, Shalfleet

West Wight Sports & Community Centre are coordinating the response locally and recruiting volunteers. They have a dedicated email address 

Main communication is through their FB page

Phone number is 752168




Gurnard Parish Plan



Matthew Price 524320

Scarrots Lane Bakery offering deliveries to Newport & Carisbrooke Tel: 511187 email:

Pan, Pan Meadows and Barton


Pan Together  will be offering:

  • an affordable ‘special of the day’ meal delivery service. Order by 10.30 am for a delivery between 11.30 am and 1.30 pm;
  • help with essential shopping
  • a prescription-collection service
  • a helpline for anyone living locally who is self-isolating without support 

Local residents affected are asked to phone 01983-248-170 between 9 am and 6 pm or – in an emergency between 6 pm and 9 pm – to phone Cllr Brodie on 01983-521-686 or to email 

Rachel Thompson 248170 


Newtown & Porchfield


Shorwell village shop are doing free deliveries.

Lewis and Laurie Mabett:

Laurie: 07886081279


Yarmouth & Shalfleet:

Hotline: 752168

Volunteers will try to help with meals, supplies,  prescriptions and more.

To access support, call the YTC Hotline on 752168

Steve Cowley 01983 760327







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Islandwide Organisations:



Barnardo’s Family Centres

Our Hubs are open for calls and by appointment services ie health. Parents are welcome to call in for support and advice and they will have their details taken and a worker will get back to them as the majority of staff are working offsite now. We are developing online service offers but at the moment people will have an individualised response. Requests for support by professionals is also available using the usual referral routes.  

West & Central – East Newport Family Centre, Furrlongs, Newport 01983 529208 or email:

 Facebook page – Isle of Wight Family Centres


Wessex Cancer Trust statement


Footprint Trust


Independent Arts


News & Updates

Bembridge Update

Support with getting out and about Holy Trinity Church is co-ordinating a group of volunteers from the village to help anyone who has been Shielding and would like a bit of extra support going out and about for the first time For more information, call the Support...