Activity and wellbeing hub : Staying Connected

Help with staying in touch

Help to stay connected

During this period of lockdown we know that you will be relying on family, friends and neighbours to help you with everyday tasks. If you need additional support there are a range of organisations that we have partnered with, who are ready and waiting to to help you stay connected. 

Partner organisations

Community Connect

Telephone: 0300 004 04 01
Support and guidance on how to keep well at home, what support is available and how to manage anxiety, debt and money advice.


116 123 (free from any phone)
Whatever you're going through, you can talk to someone at the Samaritans

Oxfordshire All In are mapping all community services available within Oxfordshire which you may find of use.  If yourself or know anyone who is providing services/community provision in the light of the current situation with Covid-19 then please enter details so it can be mapped in the site.

Age UK Oxfordshire support line

Age UK Oxfordshire has launched a new telephone support service for older people and carers providing a friendly weekly telephone call and opportunity to troubleshoot any issues you may have. Call 01865 411288.

Age UK Oxfordshire telephone support line

Stay in touch with older people

Find out how to make video calls with older relatives and friends who may not already have access to video calling technology.

Advice on staying in touch on BBC News

Zoom Party

You can set up a free 40 minute Zoom party or coffee morning with family or friends using Zoom - a video conferencing service.

Please check you are happy with the terms and conditions of use before using the service.

Set up an account on Zoom


Nextdoor helps people connect with people living nearby. This may be a useful communications tool for keeping in touch with people in your neighbourhood, as well as finding opportunities to help each other.

Join your neighbourhood on Nextdoor

Oxfordshire Family Support Network

Oxfordshire Family Support Network’s mission is to support families of people with learning disabilities through information, advice and training, and to ensure that their voices are heard by those who provide services.

Oxfordshire Family Support Network (Facebook)

The Help Hub

Supporting those in isolation. The Help Hub has been set up to support individuals who find themselves with limited contact due to the COVID-19.

Visit the Help Hub


AbilityNet supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education.

Visit AbilityNet