Groups who can help you

Emsworth Alliance

07563 831810

If you’re self-isolating or need some help and support, please get in touch. You can call us between 9am and 6pm or email us on help@emsworthalliance.co.uk

We have volunteers in every area in Emsworth who can assist you. Want to volunteer? Do so here.

Good Neighbours in Emsworth 

01243 430999.

They are a well established group with drivers who can collect and deliver shopping and prescriptions and they are DBS checked

Community First 

03005008085

offer a variety of support services including shopmobility and transport. Email address: support@cfirst.org.uk

Information you may need

Local Government

Advice from Havant Borough Council is available here: https://www.havant.gov.uk/coronavirus

National government advice

Advice from the Government is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Healthcare

NHS Advice

Health advice about the Corona Virus/Covid-19 is available from the NHS here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Doctors Surgery

Latest advice from Dr Will Denby. Download here.

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital if you have symptoms of the Corona Virus. Please use NHS 111.

For your protection and following national guidance, routine appointments and online bookings have been temporarily suspended. All patient calls will be telephone triaged by the GPs or you can contact the surgery via E-consults.

Pharmacies and Chemists

Both Emsworth Chemists remain open. They are also offering home deliveries if you require them:

Lloyd’s Pharmacy: 01243 372112

John Preddy Pharmacy: 01243 372751

Churches

St James Church

During this period both churches will be open on the day of you need a quiet space to think or pray.

Although We will not be open for public worship at this time, we will be livestreaming a service at 10am On a from our St James Facebook page.  @StJamesChurchEmsworth.

Information about what we are doing can be found on this or the @WarblingtonChurch page or on our website 

https://www.warblingtonwithemsworth.org/

If we can serve you in any way through this then please be in touch.  Our office number is 01243372428 or email parishofficewwe@gmail.com

New Life Church

We will be working together with Emsworth Alliance to help the community

We’ve just launched the “love your neighbour campaign” through our New life foundation. Our aim is to support families and vulnerable people within our community by partnering with local food banks, collecting financial donations, non-perishable items and toiletries. 

www.newlifechurch.me/newlifefoundation

We will also have live church services available at the times below, as well as a live youth meeting from Friday 27 March.

Church Meetings: Sunday’s 9:30 & 11am

Youth Meetings: Friday’s 7:30pm

Kids Meetings: (available soon)  

www.newlifechurch.me/churchonline

Baptist Church

Our services will be available online at https://www.emsbaptist.org.uk/sunday-service

Heather Powney

Schools and Childcare

School information

Schools will close from 20th March until further notice. Information about how you can support your child’s learning at home is available from your child’s school.

If you are a key worker, your child may be entitled to stay at school. Please get in touch with your school to find out more. We have been in touch with both local primary schools for any information and hope to be able to share some links to resources on this site soon.

Childcare

There has been lots of offers of support from childminders and carers locally. Please see our Facebook post (coming very soon) to find details of these. Please note that we are not recommending childminders or carers and you must undertake the necessary checks before hiring someone.

Key worker advice here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

Food

Emsworth Alliance

Emsworth Alliance home essentials pack available here.

Foodbanks

Beacon Food Bank in the Meridian Centre in Havant.

Open weekdays 10am – 2pm.

Tel: 07718 424618 between 10am and 12.30pm

Food deliveries and take aways

The following local food outlets are offering home delivery/take away menus:

  • The Blue Bell Inn – 01243 373394
  • The Delicatessen – 01243 389181
  • The Greenhouse café – 01243 370838

Shops delivering independently:

  • The Delicatessen: 01243 389181
  • M R Starr:   01243 372058
  • Tiers:  01243 372447
  • PDN Wines: 01243 377883
  • Vin Wines: 01243 698838
  • Treagust: 01243 372484

Most deliver for free but please check when you order.

Newspaper delivery

Loretta do this but they need money in advance. If a new customer they need the information on what and where, but also a week of newspaper costs and £4 weekly delivery charge up front.

It should then be possible for the customer to make their own arrangements.

Loretta Coffee Bar: 07524 427094