Merrow Residents’ Association have set up with St John’s a support network to assist those who will find themselves isolated and in difficulties during the coronavirus epidemic.
If you are in need of help or support:
Please contact us via our Coronavirus local support email address: Coronavirussupport@merrowresidents.org.
or by phone: MRA Secretary 07928 809458
or Guildford Borough Council helpline number 01483 444400
or Surrey County Council Community Helpline number, open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Coronavirus Community Support Helpline – 0300 200 1008
The community helpline has been set up to direct residents to services that can help during the coronavirus pandemic:
• To help direct residents to services that can help provide support to those who need it, such as picking up shopping, prescription collections or having someone who can be a telephone friend.
• To provide advice on where to register your offer of help to support your community
The helpline will not be able to provide any public health advice (please use existing services such as NHS 111) or answer general enquiries relating to council services.
For urgent issues outside normal working hours, SCC also offers an emergency line on:
If you would like to be part of the team working to make daily phone calls and/or provide practical support with shopping or urgent needs, please give us your details via our Covid-19 local support email address: Coronavirussupport@merrowresidents.org.
Please be aware of Scams which seem to be developing – the most mentioned one is a visit from someone offering to do shopping, cash up-front, and then of course not to be seen again.
Please see Friends of St John’s Merrow
Please see Guildford Community Newsletter Week 24
Please see Burpham Community Association (BCA) which has some useful information including food delivery services.