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new emergency support line for vulnerable people needing urgent help

Published on 30 March 2020

new emergency support line for vulnerable people needing urgent help

Do you need urgent help?

We are continuing to provide services and are doing all we can to support our local communities. Find out what financial and housing support is available by clicking here.

We are also working with partners on the Coronavirus emergency response, focusing on the needs of the most vulnerable.

You can contact us during normal office hours on 01228 817200 or email [email protected] and help will be available.


Help is here campaign 

Cumbria County Council, local NHS, district councils and the community and voluntary sector is making it easier for the county's residents to find support if they are struggling with the pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Go to or to find help.

For residents who need urgent help finding food and essential items, or if they are struggling to cope with their current situation for whatever reason, they are advised to call the county council’s Support Helpline on 0800 783 1966 (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.30pm).

You can also email [email protected] and you will receive a response within one working day.


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