Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum
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With the new coronavirus lockdown measures in place, the volunteers at Guide Dogs had to think of new ways to support the people with sight loss that they usually see face to face.
DisAbility Cornwall & IoS, Hayle RFC and the Cornish Oven joined forces to form Hayle Community Kitchen, as they saw how many vulnerable people were having to self-isolate but did not qualify for ‘shielding’ support from the government.
Two weeks after going live, the emergency accommodation portal for Care Workers, www.cornwallhugs.org, has received offers of property up and down the county with well over 100 units registered so far.
Reed is offering a range of free online training which would be ideal for people to improve their employment opportunities, while furloughed, or shielding, whether volunteers, staff members or people being supported in the community.