This information leaflet has information specific to Charities and their rights and obligations at this time.
ABC’s office is not open to the public for safety reasons and to adhere to Public Health Authority guidelines, however staff will still be working remotely.
If your group needs support, please get in touch with us by texting 07522 424 708 between 1:00 - 3:00pm, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or use our support request form during the usual hours from 9.00 am to 5.00pm. Staff will endeavour to respond to queries and requests received as soon as possible.
Fill in our support request form by clicking here
As your local community transport provider in the ABC Council area we are fighting COVID-19.
Down Armagh Rural Transport is now offering a FREE Prescription Collection service across the ABC Council area to anyone requiring this help. You do not need to be a member of our existing Dial-A-Lift of DATS service to use this FREE service.
Using our ACCESS NI checked drivers and volunteers we can collect your prescription and deliver it to your door completely FREE.
Contact 028 3831 7810 or email: email@example.com
Deafblind UK has launched a new wellbeing and emotional support service to provide in depth assistance to people with sight and hearing loss.
The new service is free of charge and will enable people who are deafblind to talk to someone who is trained and experienced in Deafblind awareness, active listening, call handling, communication support, safeguarding, signposting, suicide and mental health issues. The service will be available via telephone, email, text, text relay, Skype and FaceTime.
The new service will also include weekly calls to offer some social interaction to those who are on Deafblind UK’s befriending service waiting list; virtual social groups whereby people can get together online or on a group call to interact and socialise; birthday and Christmas cards/calls; and a buddy system whereby people can interact with each other on a one to one basis.
The new wellbeing service can be accessed in the following ways:
Tel: 0800 132320
Text: 07950 008870
Text relay: Text relay: 18001 then 0800 132320
Facetime: firstname.lastname@example.org (Not BSL)
Our Good Morning Scheme is a confidential telephone service for older people who are feeling isolated, vulnerable and lonely. The service offers a regular telephone call from a volunteer for friendly chat and can provide advice on other support services. A regular call can help provide social interaction and help them feel more connected with their local community.
If you, or an older person you know could benefit from a regular call from one of our volunteers please email: email@example.com or call 07789 901369.
The Good Morning Service can make a difference for older people by:
This project is delivered in partnership with ABC PCSP, SHSST and Community & Voluntary Services (Charity Reg. No: NIC100180 Company Reg. No: NI042986)
Scrubs NI need help with production of scrubs, scrub hats, laundry bags or masks. Also delivery drivers needed in the Portadown, Lurgan, Craigavon area.
Richmount Rural Community Association can help providing machines, rotary cutters and boards.
Contact Joe Garvey 07934 186 635 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org