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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice

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I want to help - Dorset still needs you

We know that many people in our communities want to help and we want to harness that goodwill - we are going to need it.

I want to help - who do I contact?

Register your interest with Volunteer Centre Dorset

If you are a voluntary sector organisation that wants to get involved in providing support or needs help with maintaining your volunteer base please register with the Volunteer Centre Dorset.

Register your community group

Register your community group with Volunteer Centre Dorset

Volunteering - guidelines

The Volunteer Centre Dorset have created a Volunteer Guidance Sheet to keep you as safe as possible during this difficult time. 

Gov.uk have also published guidance for volunteers.

Friends Against Scams

At this time it is more important than ever to help protect the elderly and vulnerable from fraudsters and scammers seeking to exploit fears around the current pandemic.

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.

Anybody can join Friends Against Scams and make a difference in their own way by raising awareness throughout your community.

Find out more at the Friends Against Scams website.

More ways to give help

For more information about Dorset’s Community Response to coronavirus email communityresponse@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

#HelpAndKindness

If you would like to add your community groups, organisations, businesses and support services to the listings on #HelpAndKindess then please fill in the form:

Add your listing

Add your community group, organisation, business or support service to #HelpAndKindness

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