COVID-19 - useful links & local info

COVID-19 - Useful links and local information

Our MDT team have compiled a list of useful links and information: 

LOCAL BUSINESSES OFFERING HOME DELIVERY SERVICE

 

CLOUGH AND DUNDRUM AREAS

  • Brennans (Seaforde and Dundrum) 028 44812710 - 48hrs notice and 5-10 mile radius
  • Hales Fruit & Veg - 028 42723941 - Newcastle, Dundrum and Clough areas

CASTLEWELLAN

  • Nisa Eco (O’Higgins) - 028 4370200
  • Nisa Fresh food centre - 082 43771881 ring before 11am to ensure delivery same day.
  • Spar Lennon’s – 028 43778263
  • Urban Café Castlewellan – 028 43218029 (Call between 9am and 3pm and they will give free soup and sandwiches for most vulnerable and over 70 with no family or isolated)
  • Nels – 43771999
  • Smokeys – 43771158
  • Little O’s - 43771158

 NEWCASTLE

  • Centra Newcastle – 028 43722762
  • Spar Newcastle (Carlisles, Castlewellan Rd, Newcastle) – 028 43724388 (Ring early in the day for delivery same day)
  • Nutty Chef – 43726236
  • Harbour House – 43723445 or 07708857555 (12pm to 5pm)
  • Smalls – (Shop) 43723512 (Patrick) 07811162812 (Bernie) 07972511291
  • Smyths will deliver Newspapers to both Castlewellan & Newcastle areas - 43722762

BALLYNAHINCH

  • Morrisons vivoxtra – 028 97564639 - Phone between 9-10 am for vulnerable and elderly only
  • Carlises – 028 97563434 – phone before 10am for delivery between 12-2pm (max of 10 items)
  • Subway Ballyhanich – 028 97560014 – deliveries between 1-3pm and 5-7pm free for vulnerable, healthcare providers and emergency services everyone else £1.50
  • Chips Ahoy – 028 97560036 deliveries 2-6.30pm

DRUMANESS

  • O’Hares Euro Spar – 028 4497563082 pre-order for collection and delivery

DOWNPATRICK

  • Hanlons 028 44612129/44612518 – phone ahead for delivery or collection pay over the phone.
  • John Wilson Butchers 028 44617867 or text 07761843460
  • McGreevys Butchers 028 44617163 – delivery service available for elderly
  • Meadow farm 028 44831543 - 8-5pm Tuesday- Saturday farm produce scones, pancakes soda bread, and Guinness wheaten milk soup stews and ready made meals free delivery to Downpatrick, Saintfield, Seaforde, Ardglass Crossgar, Killyleagh area £10 min spend

FOODBANKS

Pantry Foodbank – Behind Methodist Church, Newcastle – open Tues & Thurs 2-4pm. Tel: 07517 766006

Pantry Foodbank- Circular Rd, Castlewellan –open Tuesdays 11am – 1pm. Tel: 077 0967 0918

Ramsays Fine Foods – deliver frozen meals – home delivery Co Down and Northern Ireland- most areas - 028 91469009 ramsaysfinefoods.com

Wiltshire Farm Foods –ready made frozen meals - home delivery Tel: 028 70358880

The Community Foundation – Coronavirus Community Fund – www.communityfoundationni.org

WEBSITES FOR FOOD DELIVERIES

  • Ramsays fine foods provide/deliver home cooked meals(Frozen) and deliver around Co Down area and beyond – www.ramsaysfinefoods.com
  • https://eating.directory/ 
  • HelpAround.co.uk  a useful website set up by some folks in Newcastle to help people in need during the COVID – 19 outbreak by matching them with local volunteers.

USEFUL LINKS

CHILDREN

http://www.autismni.org/

 

ADULTS

https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home

 

https://www.mentalhealthandmoneyadvice.org/ni/top-tips/mental-health-and-money-advice-for-covid-19-outbreak/

 

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/

 

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-anxiety-tips/

 

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/get-fit-with-strength-and-flex/

 

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/addictions/overcoming-alcohol-addiction.htm

 

https://alcoholchange.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help-now

SELF CARE

https://www.moodcafe.co.uk/ - range of information for adults & children and good relaxation sources for children

 https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/

 https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/     -  ‘feeling good’ app recommended

 https://www.parentingni.org/

 https://www.barnardos.org.uk/blog/coping-anxiety

Local mental health crisis helplines – Lifeline and Samaritans contact details

https://www.lifelinehelpline.info/

https://www.samaritans.org/branches/belfast/

BENEFITS

  • Community Advice – Benefits/completing forms etc… – 0300 30 30 306
  • Make the Call – Benefits - 0800 232 1271 – or text ‘CHECK’ to 67300 – indirect.gov.uk/makethecall

 



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