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Bilton Corona Virus Support Group A support group for those in Bilton who might be in need of supplies, lonely and isolated or just need to reach out to their community. Also a place for people to offer support and love in a time of crisis.

email: charlyskoppek 


Bilton Post Office Offering help to community, particularly elderly and housebound customers, including PO needs or any other support including shopping and chats. Also looking to start a food bank in the shop.

tel: 01788 814599


Contagious Kindness - Rugby Facilitating communication between those who can help and those who need help. Over the next few weeks, as the situation progresses, we hope to provide support for the most vulnerable in society in whatever way possible depending on the circumstances.

Currently covering Rugby Borough but will begin to focus in areas such as Newbold, Hillmorton, Bilton and Brownsover.


Cawston Corona Virus Help Group Street coordinators for each street in Cawston to coordinate help from shopping; phone calls; dog walking; errand running and more.

Cawston Parish only. Linked to the team supporting Bilton.


CoVid Crisis | Global - Public Empowerment Resource Information Topics: Press & Media, Advice & Guidance, Centres for Diseases, Word Health Organisation, Government, NHS, Food & Consumption.  



Iceland Food Warehouse, Junction One Specific shopping time for elderly and vulnerable from 8- 9am Wednesdays.

Iceland Rugby Town Centre Special shopping hours for vulnerable / elderly - Weds 18th March 9-11am, repeated future weeks if successful  


Making Connexions Elmer the community campervan undertaking targeted visits on referral in Newbold and Brownsover, and also in the process of developing mental health resources for public Rugby Borough Newbold and Brownsover



Overslade Open Doors Anyone who is affected - we can help with support and advice about benefits, work, mental health, and sign-posting in Rugby Borough Overslade.

Overslade Open Doors is remaining open and will go online on a Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9.30am-12.30pm. We will use a Zoom link, please feel free to share:  


Rugby Community Corona Support Facebook group to pull together as a community and support those who are most vulnerable in our town and surrounding areas.


Rugby Foodbank Providing emergency food to those in need in Rugby.

email: or tel 07557 680019


****Check facebook page or email for latest update re distribution centres as the Retreat has now had to close***   

This page is designed to help you to know of/access support available in our area.  Some is specific to the current restrictions we are living with, whilst others are long standing sources available to us.


As always,  Mrs Hodgson is happy to help with any concerns so please feel free to email her at

The links shared on this page are those provided to us by external agencies therefore BJS take no responsibility for the content or any issues you may encounter.

Support & advice around issues impacting family life


Family Information Service:

Fantastic source of advice for families within Warwickshire.

You can also sign up to their newsletter and receive regular updates.

Tel  01926 410410 (9am - 5pm Mon-Thu and 9am - 4.30pm Fri)


Children and Family Support Team:

Tel 01926 412412 (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm)

Telephone support/advice on all aspects of family life.


Parenting information/support:

Guides for parents – Warwickshire County Council


Family Links:

Free downloads for parents | Family Links | Emotional health for all


Local Welfare Scheme: 

The Warwickshire local welfare scheme helps our most vulnerable residents at times of unavoidable crisis when they have no other means of help. The scheme provides basic and essential help for food and energy. This is given either in emergency food parcels or with credit for energy. It is not a cash benefit. Apply from 23rd March on 0800 4081448 or If you will be asked for your child’s date of birth and full name and a contact number for yourself this must be a mobile.




This link provides an update on Coronavirus and the impact upon claiming DWP benefits at this time.  Useful for answering queries during these unprecedented times. (Information correct at time of being published)



School nursing service:

Tel 03300 245 204

email: warwickshireSH&

Providing Health & Wellbeing Services


Young Minds:

YoungMinds - children and young people's mental health charity



We are Coventry & Warwickshire Mind, a local mental health charity affiliated to Mind.


Domestic abuse support (women):

Domestic abuse support for women

Tel: 0808 2000 247


Domestic abuse support (men):

Domestic abuse support for men

Tel: 0808 8010327



Tel: 02476 225863

Relationship support


Information for Dad's is Europe's largest advice and support website for fathers.


Autism support