Friday, 20 March 2020

Self-isolating? You are not alone!

Are you unable to or concerned about leaving your home because of COVID-19/Coronavirus or you might have underlying conditions? Do you need someone to help with errands because you are in isolation? The residents of Progress Estate are here to help.

Residents of Progress Estate are coming together to help out in the community during this challenging time and have set up a WhatsApp group to offer assistance to those who are unable to leave their homes for the foreseeable future.

If you want to ask for help or offer to help, please contact either:
leaving a message on the association number (07852 888992)
email the Association at theprogressestate@gmail.com
join the WhatsApp group via this link 

When getting in contact, please share what it is that you need, how urgently it is required, the name of the street that you live on and a number to contact you on. Once assistance has been agreed, someone will be in contact to make further arrangements.  Expected offers will include, but are not limited to:

·      Collection (food, medication, toiletries, etc…)
·      Pet care (including walking, emergency vet appointments)
·      Posting/receiving mail/packages from post-office/depot
·      A friendly phone-call

A resident has also set up an ideas/information board (especially useful if you have children at home) which is accessed via https://trello.com/b/eihCrJNd/covid19-uk-toolkit

Please note that the WhatsApp group is not run by the Association however we are happy to support it.

Data Privacy: If you provide the Association with your contact details, you are also consenting to your contact details being shared with the WhatsApp group members. Your information will be deleted from our records once assistance has been provided for you. If you contact the WhatsApp group directly and wish to remove your information you will need to delete this yourself on the group (if you are unsure, please ask in the group for help

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