Help for individuals

If you are looking for help for yourself, or for someone you know, we can help

  • Getting help with food
    How to access free school meals, food banks and other support
  • Support for people shielding in the high risk group
    Information for people at high risk who were asked to stay at home for at least 12 weeks
  • Caring for People helpline
    Helping you get access to food, shopping, medications, and other essential services
  • Emotional support
    To help you to find local and national self help online resources and can give you phone numbers to access national mental health support
  • Test and Protect
    How to get tested if you have symptoms, and how to access support if you are self-isolating
  • Support groups in your area
    There are a number of active support groups across Argyll and Bute who may be able to help you with shopping, prescriptions and other needs
  • Sources of support
    Links to support available across Argyll and Bute, and nationally, for health, wellbeing, families, welfare and more
  • Financial support
    If you are experiencing financial hardship during Coronavirus
  • Sanitary provision
    Free online ordering of period products for school children and anyone in our communities struggling to access them due to Coronavirus
  • Support with employment
    Our Employability team can help support people get into employment
  • Health advice
    Get the latest health advice, and find out how to access health and mental health services
  • Home safety
    Home safety advice from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Animal and pet welfare
    Help and advice for pet and livestock owners