The Winch is scaling up support and moving services online – working with young people over the phone, hosting meet-ups for parents via Zoom calls, and keeping connected with the community, whilst we all have to stay physically distant.
The Winch has continued to support many of the children and families already known to them with food, regular check-in calls and in providing extended school care for the children of key workers.
But the Coronavirus has created a new set of challenges. The Winch Community has been set up to face these challenges, working alongside volunteers and partners from around the community. The Hub matches offers of help with people who need it – with a team of trained volunteers delivering food and medicine to those who cannot get out of the house, getting food packages to people facing financial pressures, and supporting anyone who needs a friendly phone call.
Signing up for support from the Winch Community Hub takes only a few minutes with the online form. Go to https://thewinch.org/the-winch-community-hub/.