Renaissance UK - Our response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Current National Restrictions Updated June 2021
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As the lockdown begins to ease in England. Please be assured that Renaissance UK are responding quickly as restriction are eased. We want to reassure you that we are continuing to offer all our vital services across Lancashire, Blackpool, and Blackburn with Darwen. We continue to offer increased and targeted support to our most vulnerable groups and to those who are deemed at risk, shielding or self-isolating. Our support services, such as drug and alcohol outreach, Harm reduction interventions, non-clinical sexual health support, HIV prevention and social care support and Changing Futures Project are all running with extra safety planning and risk management from our teams. Our Face to Face LGBTQ+ support groups have resumed with additional COVID-19 Security measures.
Our top priority is, as always, the safety and well-being of our service users, supporters, and staff at this difficult time, we have increased additional services such as telephone and virtual counselling, which you can access by calling the office on 01253 311431 or by calling your key worker directly. We are also once again delivering much needed medications, food parcels and harm reduction packs to all our service users in need and working with Blackpool Housing to ensure our street homeless and IV drug users can self-isolate in suitable accommodation.
We want to ensure everyone is kept informed with the latest information, therefore you will receive regular texts and phone calls from the team here at Renaissance UK, to provide you with the latest Public Health England and Government advice. We will also keep our social media pages up to date with any changes or local announcements.
Your key worker will also be staying in touch with you and ensuring you have continuity of care at this time, our office remains open for telephone support (01253 311431) and needle exchange services only, please stay safe and keep talking to us.
These are the steps we have put in place:
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