Coronavirus: Community Support

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is impacting on all our lives and East Cambridgeshire District Council is working with our partner organisations to ensure that the most vulnerable in our region are well cared for.
We are supporting multiple mutual aid programmes developed by residents, voluntary organisation, charities and partners throughout the district.
We are committed to supporting our residents and communities particularly those most in need.

Need Help?

Contact your local group if you need help:

You can also look for local groups on the

Help for Community Groups and Volunteers

If you work for an organisation or charity and you need help to continue doing the great work that you are doing, we will do everything we can to assist you.
Please complete this form to tell us what you need help with.

Further help can be found here:

Support of older people and vulnerable residents

In addition to the local community groups, local authorities, partners and the health service are coordinating support for those in the shielded group: those identified as high risk by the NHS, those over 70 and those who are vulnerable.

You can register to help with this effort or raise a concern about a resident by calling 0345 045 5219, emailing or through the Cambridgeshire Community Hub.

Healthwatch Cambridgeshire

The Healthwatch Cambridgeshire information service is keen to hear from people who may need support and information to get health and care services at this difficult time. 
Contact them us on 0330 355 1285 Monday to Thursday 9.00am to and Friday 9am to 3.30pm, or visit them online at

We are here to support all local community groups and provide additional support to residents where needed.

Please contact 01353 665555 or email during office hours.

Out of Hours  -  emergencies only : 07710 979800