Community hubs and volunteering

What are community hubs?

The council is working with local community and voluntary groups across its neighbourhoods to coordinate support to its most vulnerable residents during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, providing essentials such as food parcels.

Our key workers will work alongside the voluntary sector to ensure residents are kept well and safe. The hubs are located in:

  • Wigan town centre
  • Leigh town centre
  • Ashton
  • Atherton
  • Hindley
  • Worsley Hall
  • Shevington.

What to do if you need support

If you’re self-isolating due to symptoms, or are classed as a vulnerable person, and have nobody to support you with food delivery or medical needs:

How can I help?

Our key workers and volunteers are operating the community hubs, but more volunteers are needed to ensure we can deliver this service.

We’re looking for fit and well residents to come forward and help us provide the necessary support and care for vulnerable households in their communities. All volunteering services will be delivered in line with national guidance.

If you would like to volunteer you can:

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