Organisations in Stevenage offering help and advice:
[last updated 15 May 2020]
Stevenage Testing Centre (Mondays only)
How to access Stevenage’s pop-up COVID-19 drive-through test centre (on Mondays). This and other test centres have been commissioned by local NHS organisations and are supported by the military. Testing will open at 10am and run until 4pm.
To book a test, go online to www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ and enter your details. You will be sent a booking code. The booking system will only show you details of test locations which are available in the following 24hrs.
Information about the test criteria, together with an explanation of what to do if you meet the criteria for a test is included in this updated (15th May) document (click here).
North Herts and Stevenage Community Transport Scheme
Help with transport to medical and healthcare appointments, collecting and delivering prescriptions and medications, and with food deliveries.
Phone: 01462 689402
Stevenage Covid-19 Mutual Aid
A Facebook group for Stevenage residents looking to help each other out during the Covid‑19 / coronavirus pandemic.
Provides support for vulnerable residents (help with shopping, medicines collection, advice or support).
Phone: 01438 242 452 (Mon-Fri between 09:00 and 17:00)
Stevenage Citizens Advice
Free, independent, impartial, confidential, advice for everyone
Phone: 03444 111 444 (Mon-Fri between 10:00 and 16:00)
Visit the Stevenage CAB website here.
A food bank run by Stevenage Vineyard church
Phone: 01438 361 616
Visit the Foodshed website here.
Stevenage Community Foodbank
Supporting local people who are experiencing short term food poverty
Feed Up Warm Up
Providing hot food, food parcels, warm clothes, haircuts, foot care, sanitary items, AA and NA guidance and counselling for the less fortunate people of North Hertfordshire.
Visit their website here Feed Up Warm Up
People for People
A Stevenage community help page for those in any kind of need, and for those who can help. “It’s People for People. No more ‘us and them’. It’s just us.”
Stevenage Football Club Community Careline
Providing non-medical advice and support including helping with food bank deliveries and a friendly ear.
Phone: 01438 222 222 (Mon-Fri between 10:00 and 16:00)
Visit the club’s website: www.stevenagefc.com/community-careline
A network of community organisations in Hertfordshire working together, and helping people in crisis to find support, guidance and information.
Phone: 0300 123 4044
Hertfordshire Age UK
Working to improve later life for thousands of older people in Hertfordshire today and in future generations
Phone: 01707 323 272 (Mon-Fri between 09:00 and 16:30)
Visit the Hertfordshire Age UK website here
Trained volunteers offering social and emotional support to people in their local community.
Phone: 01462 679540 (option 8 and leave a message)
Visit the Garden House Hospice Care website for information.
Daisy Cooper, Liberal Democrat MP for St. Albans, has put together lots of information on help and support for businesses, the self-employed, tax, physical and mental health, community initiatives, help paying your bills, and more. Some of these are specific to St. Albans but others are relevant to all. You can find them on her website here: https://www.daisycooper.org.uk/covid19
Stevenage Chronicle: There is some excellent information in the Spring issue which should have been delivered to you recently.
In case you haven’t received it, download is a pdf version of the Stevenage Chronicle here.