01298 23970

UPDATE 8 July 2020

Some good news!

Although Connex Community Support offices remain closed to face-to-face visitors at the moment, we are hoping to re-open some of our offices very soon, subject to appropriate safety measures being put in place.   We are still fully operational behind the scenes.  Watch this space for further updates.

The following services are now back up and running!

  • Home from Hospital
  • Handy Van
  • Home Maintenance (from week commencing 13 July)
  • Our Befriending services and Readycall service are providing support and social contact to isolated and vulnerable people through telephone calls and Zoom/Skype where appropriate.

We have continued to provide the services below throughout the pandemic:

  • Collection and delivery of prescriptions for those in self-isolation
  • Domiciliary care visits – we are following strict government guidelines on provision of home care services

Coming shortly:

  • Transport services should recommence very shortly, although with additional safety measures in place.

We regret the following remain suspended for the time being:

  • Group social activities, such as Kurling, Meet and Eat, Coffee Mornings, Cancer Support Group, Book Groups etc
  • Befriending home visits
  • Minibus transport

Our phone lines are currently open from 9.15am – 1pm only.  This will remain in place until further notice.

We are recruiting!!!!

Supported Living Worker – Skegby

Hoarding Clearance Service Operative  

Care and Support Workers for Children and Younger People – Tameside

See our Vacancies page for details.

 

We help people in need to live safer and more fulfilled lives in their communities

Our unique range of support and care services helps over 4,000 people in the Derbyshire Peaks and Dales every year

NEED TO FIND HELP DURING SELF-ISOLATION?

Coronovirus Support Directory

Please click here to access a directory of support services across the High Peak you can access for employment/benefits/business help, foodbanks, health advice, isolation support, mental health, parcel couriers, recreation, shop delivery, transport and volunteer centres.

Derbyshire County Council’s Community Response Team

Call the Community Response team to find out who could help you with shopping, food delivery, travel, etc . Call:

 01629 535091

The phone line opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday 9am to 1pm.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

HEARING AID BATTERY SERVICE IN BUXTON

Please note:  Chesterfield Audiology have confirmed that during the current coronavirus pandemic, hearing aid batteries can be posted out to customers. 

Please call:

01246 514 403 

and your batteries will be sent to you direct.

We are hoping to reinstate in person battery collection from our Buxton office from August 1 – please phone us first to check on 01298 23970

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