Support for communities

Details of how we're working with communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Every Friday we publish a community bulletin which provides an update on COVID-19 related matters, community resilience, community initiatives, community spirit and volunteering activities being undertaken by citizens and communities, as well as a range of public health and council information.
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Self-isolation can be difficult but it is a powerful tool for controlling the transmission of COVID-19. Help and support is available to you while you are self isolating.
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The Connecting Scotland Initiative aims to digitally connect people so they can access services and support and connect with friends and family during the pandemic.
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Covid-19 is a difficult time for everyone and during this time the Council and its third sector partners are keen to ensure that people requesting emergency food parcels get the support they need.
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Information on what you could claim to help you financially during the Coronavirus pandemic
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Third Sector Dumfries & Galloway (TSDG) are co-ordinating volunteers across the region.
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Funding information to help groups financially during the Coronavirus pandemic
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We have resilience groups throughout the region but there are still many areas without one.
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Volunteer Dumfries and Galloway is looking for volunteers during the Coronavirus crisis.
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People in every community will face the challenges of COVID-19 in some way and there are lots of things you can do to make a positive difference at this time.
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Our Council is providing additional support for young people during COVID-19 by setting up 14 Youth Work spaces across Dumfries and Galloway to provide support for young people aged 12 - 18 (S1-S6) from Monday 8 June.
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Find out more about the future arrangements of Village Halls and Community Centres.