To respond appropriately to social distancing measures, Care Network is quickly moving to make sure people have access to information about online and telephone services that can be offered to you while you are at home.
Here are a selection of online events and activities as well as telephone support delivered especially for people living in Blackburn with Darwen by both Care Network and our partners.
These offers aim to support and maximise the health, wellbeing, and independence of people and families in Blackburn with Darwen during the pandemic.
Phone calls welcome 9am - 9pm Monday to Friday. Group facilitators Angela and Tony from the Bereavement by Suicide Support Group are welcoming phone calls.
One to one mentor support to help you find work, get you into employment and/ or training, at a pace you are comfortable with. For Together Housing tenants - male and female, or any woman living in Blackburn with Darwen aged 16 - 64.
A weekly 'Bring Your Own Brew' zoom meet-up, offering a chance to take a well-earned break from trying to "home school" with other parent carers from Blackburn with Darwen.
Every Wedenesday, 2pm - 3.30pm for anyone in Blackburn with Darwen.
A chance to get together online, for a natter and afternoon brew with friends, old and new. Informal, friendly and relaxed. All ages.
Free Virtual Myplace Sessions, to help you learn about nature and connect with the five ways to wellbeing, for anyone aged 16 years and over, that is feeling anxious, isolated, or has poor mental health and lives in Blackburn with Darwen.