HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
Vine Surgery in Street remains open for appointments, however, please adhere to these important guidelines:
If you are concerned that you may have Coronavirus, or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created Coronavirus pages that tell you what you should do based on your particular circumstances. Please do not visit the surgery until you have contacted NHS 111.
If you are not registered with a dentist and you are in pain, you can call the dental helpline on 0300 123 7691 or email email@example.com
YOUR LOCAL COUNCILS
Somerset County Council
Coronavirus Hotline (open daily 8am-6pm) 0300 790 6275
Adult Social Care, Children's Services, Highways
0300 123 2224 | somerset.gov.uk/contact-us
Mendip District Council
Council Tax, Benefits, Business Rates & Other Financial Help
Street Parish Council
Clerk - 07539 414 205
Assistant Clerk - 07927 556 387
Assistant Clerk and Projects Officer - 07502 501 013
Somerset Waste Partnership
Latest updates on waste and recycling collections
somersetwaste.gov.uk | Or ring Mendip District Council
RAISING A CONCERN
If you have any concerns about the health and welfare or children or vulnerbale adults please raise them with Somerset County Council on the details below.
For concerns regarding families and children:
For concerns regarding vulnerable adults:
Self-isolation is essential to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), but it can create new challenges for people experiencing domestic abuse.
- Self-isolating while living with an abuser may heighten domestic tension and increase the risk of harm; home is not always a safe place for everyone.
- Support continues to be available for Somerset residents online at somersetsurvivors.org.uk/covid-19-support or by calling 0800 69 49 999.
- The service can offer safe emergency accommodation and outreach support. All delivered by a highly experienced and qualified team which is following Government guidance for keeping those experiencing domestic abuse safe in these unprecedented times.
- If you or someone you care about is in immediate danger, please call 999 and ask for the police.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS & NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are providing support and advice through helplines and online meetings for anyone who feels they need help.
0800 9177 650
0300 999 1212
PHYSICAL & MENTAL HEALTH
EVERY MIND MATTERS & ONE YOU
Every Mind Matters
Every Mind Matters was created by Public Health England, with tips and advice developed with experts and approved by the NHS, giving you simple and practical advice to get a healthier mind and get more out of life – from how to deal with stress and anxiety, to boosting your mood or sleeping better. You'll also learn about what you can do to help others.
Your health is important. But being healthier isn't just about "doing the right thing" – it's about making changes to fit your life and make you feel good. One You provides tips, tools, support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away.
MIND IN SOMERSET
Mind in Somerset is an independent charity that has been formed from the merger, in October 2018, of Mind in Taunton and West Somerset and South Somerset Mind. The result is a charity able to deliver services for the whole of Somerset and to provide specific services to areas in adjoining counties.
Mind in Somerset aims to promote good mental health and wellbeing, to provide a voice and champion a greater understanding of mental health issues in the community whilst operating to the highest standards of governance and delivery.
Every six seconds, Samaritans answer a call for help.
Samaritans are there, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.
Samaritans is not only for the moment of crisis, they’re taking action to prevent the crisis.
They give people ways to cope and the skills to be there for others. And they encourage, promote and celebrate those moments of connection between people that can save lives.
Samaritans offer listening and support to people and communities in times of need.
NHS - LIVE WELL
Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing.
Healthy Body: Get practical information and advice for keeping your body in tip-top health.
Healthy weight: Check your BMI using the healthy weight calculator.
Exercise: Programmes, workouts and tips to get you moving and improve your fitness and wellbeing.
AVON & SOMERSET POLICE
Please visit the Avon & Somerset Police website for up to date information on procedures for emergency and high priority calls, enquiry offices, neighbourhood beat teams and more.
They are encouraging the public to report non-urgent incidents online instead of calling 101. You can report non-urgent incidents here.
Fraud and Scams
Criminals may use the coronavirus pandemic to carry out scams online, over the phone, or in person. Visit the Action Fraud website for the latest advice.
Staying Up To Date
You can get the latest news and information from Avon & Somerset Police on their News Page or by following them on Facebook and Twitter.