Ask for help
We can provide support if you're:
- in financial hardship
- need help accessing any support services
- looking for help for someone else
Examples include accessing practical support such as food, hot meals for older people, wellbeing and financial support services.
You can also access support by calling:
The list below shows the services you can access yourself. However, if you need additional support is available. See
Ask for help at the top of this page.
|Children and family support|
Information, advice and support is available for families and young people through the
Children and Families Hub.
The hub also responds to any safeguarding concerns you may have for a child or young person.
|Coronavirus questions||Contact the helpline on
0800 735 5566. If you feel very unwell and need an ambulance, phone 999|
|Education and learning||A range of wellbeing resources for children, young people and parents on how to study well at home and look after your wellbeing can be found on learningathome.gov.je |
Government Support and payroll schemes help employers retain their staff.|
Income support and benefits for people who have lived in Jersey for 5 years or more.
Sickness benefit if you're unable to work or isolating
|Food and grocery home delivered||If you are in financial hardship, foodbank support is available for all. Pre-prepared food is also available for older people
complete the Connect Me form or call the helpline on
0800 735 5566.|
|Housing and accommodation services|
If you, or someone you know is having difficulty with accommodation (for example is homeless, or needs to move home because of health or safety risks due to Coronavirus), help is available.
You can request help on behalf of yourself or somebody else you know.
For further information visit
housing information during coronavirus.
Medical help not related to coronavirus
It's important not to delay seeking help with non-coronavirus health concerns.
If you need emergency medical treatment, you should still call 999 or go straight to the Emergency Department at the General Hospital.
For all other concerns, you should telephone your usual GP surgery to make an appointment. Appointments are available via telephone, video, face-to-face, and at home, depending on your need.
Connect Me leaflet in different languages
Connect Me in Portuguese (PDF)
Connect Me in Romanian (PDF)
Connect Me in Polish (PDF)
Connect Me in Bulgarian (PDF)