Council reminding residents about support available in Northumberland this winter
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Working with residents, businesses, the voluntary and community sector, Northumberland Communities Together (NCT) will support those who need it this winter and beyond.
Its Response Hub is available seven days a week. The team helps residents access services and advice that will support them with rising costs, keeping warm and well and their mental health and well-being.
Council leader Glen Sanderson said: “Our residents are facing challenging times and the pressures of rising costs will be a cause for concern for many.
“I want to assure them support is in place to help. Our Northumberland Communities Together Response Hub can help signpost to much-needed advice and guidance.
“As a council, we are doing all we can to access grants available to us to help our residents such as the Household Support Fund – but in the meantime, I urge anyone who is struggling, worrying or simply wants to talk to someone about their situation to get in touch with the team.”
Northumberland Communities Together works with a wide network of community spaces, places and people across the county.
The network of community spaces offers a warm welcome where residents can pop in, get a hot drink and have a chat. Details of these are available on the council’s website.
Alternatively, call the Response Hub on 01670 620015 between 9am and 6pm, seven days a week, or email [email protected]
If it is urgent and someone needs immediate support, help or protection, call the emergency response line OneCall on 01670 536400 – 24/7, 365 days a year.