No one can predict whether we will get severe weather this year but it is best to be prepared!
In the event of severe weather, the latest information about local services can be found at www.mansfield.gov.uk/severeweather
You will also find links to useful information from partner organisations. From keeping your house warm, to protecting yourself from common ailments. Find out how to stay healthy this winter at www.nhs.uk/staywell
Help is available to owners ad private renters with long term conditions that could worsen if they live in a cold property.
The Warm Hones on Prescription programme can provide advice (and grants for owner occupiers only) for those on low incomes who meet certain financial and health criteria.
For more details you can call the council’s Private Sector Housing Service on 01623 463212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
But what about those people with no home?
If you see someone who appears to be homeless please contact Framework Street Outreach 24 hour hotline on 0800 066 5356, to ensure they are offered the appropriate support.
You can volunteer at a winter shelter by emailing email@example.com
There are lots of charities and groups already helping and if you would like to help or volunteer, or even donate food, clothing or money please also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01623 463121