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Ask for help if you need it

covid helpCumbria County Council can provide urgent help and emergency support, including basic food and essential items, or if you are struggling to cope with your current situation for whatever reason.

Call the county council's Support Helpline on 0800 783 1966 (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.30pm). The line will be closed during bank holidays over the Christmas period (27 & 28 December and 3 January). 

You can also email and you will receive a response within one working day.

Posted: 22nd December 2021