Royton Mutual Aid

Please see below for the latest information about how you can help keep vulnerable Royton residents safe and happy. This page is maintained by www.iloveroyton.com and you can follow Royton Mutual Aid on Facebook HERE

HOW TO GET HELP
  1. If you or your friend/neighbour/relative needs a favour during the coronavirus crisis please visit ILR's www.DoMeAFavour.net service (volunteers with DBS checks waiting to help).
  2. Oldham Council, Oldham Foodbank and Action Together are working together to deliver emergency food and other essential items to people in need. Call 0161 770 7007. They want to help, let them help. Please feedback to me if you use that service so I can tell others if it is working well.
  3. Age UK Oldham are offering prescription delivery services and 7-day frozen food packages with home delivery for £15. Call them on 0161 633 0213 (LINK).
  4. Register yourself or someone else with the Government as a "clinically extremely vulnerable person". LINK
  5. 3 more emergency hubs / food banks have opened in Oldham. Link
  6. Arrange free home delivery of ANY prescription HERE
  7. Order your grocery home delivery HERE using local traders
  8. The Government are offering help for "clinically extremely vulnerable" residents HERE

HOW TO OFFER HELP
  1. You can register as a volunteer with Royton Mutual Aid. We will send out a call for help when the need arises. LINK
  2. Check if "Do Me A Favour" needs volunteers HERE
  3. Register as a volunteer with Oldham Action Together LINK
  4. Volunteer for the NHS. LINK
  5. If you have some PPE to donate, please take it to Oldham Council, Queen Elizabeth Hall, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1UT, Mobile: 07970 654512. Please park in the lower end of the Civic Centre car park and use the Rochdale Road entrance (the one with the revolving door). Staff on reception will then show you up to the PPE Hub where you can deliver your donations. Please note that staff are only on site from 12-6 every day during week currently.

Other info

  • This project is run by I Love Royton
  • Tell us if you know of someone doing great work locally so that we can help promote them and work with them and include them on this page.
  • Please tell us if you know of any other local grocery and prescription services that are offering home delivery and are prioritising the needs of "at risk" groups.
  • Please tell us if you have identified a general area of need that volunteers might be able to help with. It could be a phonecall service where we ask people if they'd like a volunteer to phone them to chat for 10 minutes every evening. Any and all ideas welcome.