24-hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need
urgent help, supplies or medication.
The helpline – called Kent Together -
provides a single point of contact for anyone in the county who is
in urgent need of help during the coronavirus outbreak.
It is a collaboration
between Kent County Council, central Government, district, borough and local councils and other organisations and groups, including the NHS, to ensure help is at
is also a place for people to report concerns about the welfare of someone.
County Council leader Roger Gough said: “In every district and borough
throughout Kent and Medway there has been an incredible and heartening response
to this pandemic, and we have a huge army of remarkable, public-spirited
volunteers who are ready and willing to help each other through these
People who are vulnerable and have an urgent need that cannot be met through existing
support networks can contact the Kent Together helpline at www.kent.gov.uk/KentTogether or on 03000
41 92 92.