Oatlands Community Group


About

Established in 2016 Oatlands Community Group is an award-winning charity providing services to the Oatlands and surrounding ward areas.  Our aims are to enrich the community by offering community engagement opportunities to the community enhancing the fabric of the community for generations to come.  Following the Covid-19 pandemic, we have added levels of support to help those in the community in need at this time of crisis.  Our service 'bridges the gap' supporting those who may be vulnerable at this time.

    New Volunteer Opportunities - matching community volunteers who can help with residents in need 

    Keep in Touch Telephone Welfare Check Service - a touch base service aimed at connecting and  raising mental well-being - every conversation counts

    Weekly Care Packages  containing essentials to get through the crisis (from tea-bags to toilet rolls) and a prepared meal 

    ‘Befriending Box’ Care Package Service  - to reach out to those both in the community and in local care homes who would cherish staying in touch with the outside world.  Children’s learning is almost unrecognisable today following COVID-19 and we have reached out to local secondary schools who are working with us to develop a way for everyone to benefit positively and safely.  Sharing positive community new stories, artwork, poems, letters and activities to help everyone stay connected 

    Shopping collections and delivery

    Medication and prescription collection and deliveries

    Reassurance that no one is alone and that everyone ha somewhere to turn and that we can help

    Signposting to essential equipment including PPE, well-being advice and other local services

    Printing for residents with no facilities we can help with children's activity packs and community newsletters, a laminated (for hygiene safety) short-story book written specially for children by a local resident shared with children in the local hospital ward 

    Cakes for Keyworkers so they know how valuable their work is in our community 

    Our service is tailored to help those in need and new requests for help come in daily - this list is not exhaustive just an indication of what we do here at Oatlands Community Group.

    This service provides the following Coronavirus services:

  • Accepting volunteers
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Shopping and isolation support
  • Children and families

    This service covers the following area(s):

  • Harrogate

Last updated: 05/05/2020