Support for residents during COVID-19

Advice for vulnerable people and support with the costs of food and other household essentials

Keeping yourself and others well

Get the latest information about diagnosing symptoms and keeping well on the NHS website.

There is a range of support and advice available to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing during this period.

Healthy mind

Public Health's mental wellbeing page has information and support to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

NHS mental health and wellbeing advice website has self-assessment, audio guides and practical tools, if you are experiencing stress, feelings of anxiety or low mood.

The Help Hub is a free service provided by qualified therapists who are there to listen and support individuals who find themselves with limited contact due to COVID-19.

Healthy body

Active Oxfordshire have put together their own guide on staying active at home with links to loads of activities for all people of all ages and abilities.

Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. Walking can be for any age or fitness ability. NHS walking for health has lots of tips and advice to get you started.

Staying safe

Anyone who is experiencing domestic abuse can leave and seek refuge, despite restrictions on movement. Refuges remain open, and the police will provide support to all individuals who are being abused - whether physically or emotionally.

  • Anyone in immediate danger should phone 999
  • Or if in danger and unable to talk on the phone, dial 999 and then press 55. This will transfer the call to police, who will assist without the caller having to speak
  • Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Services offers free advice: 0800 731 0055 (Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm). Email
  • Alternatively, call the 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247
  • Anybody worried about causing harm to the ones they love can get help by contacting Respect Phoneline - 0808 802 4040