Welcome to Healthy Dudley. This is the new public health website.

Useful services to support wellbeing at home

Useful services

You may able to enlist family, friends or neighbours to do a shop or pick up prescriptions for you.  Some supermarkets offer online shopping and home deliveries. Some pharmacies deliver to you as well.

Services:
  • Pleased to Meet You Programme – If you are over 60 then you can use Dudley Council’s Pleased to Meet You support service. (Or younger with a specific need i.e. physical and/or sensory disability, dementia or learning disability). Contact them on 01384 812761 Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm.  They can provide help with arranging grocery shopping or medicine supplies. They also offer a time to talk services to help if you are feeling lonely or isolated
  • The Beacon Centre befriending project. This is a befriending service for older people in Dudley.  It is a scheme to help reduce loneliness and isolation for those living in Dudley borough. The service offers befriending support in various ways. Each person is matched to a regular volunteer. They call as often as agreed. You must live within the Dudley borough or have a Dudley GP and must be over the age of 65. To refer into the program call 01902 880111 or email: referrals@beaconvision.org
  • Support or advice from Adult Social Care services. Contact 0300 555 0055 Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, 0300 555 8574 at all other times
  • Need support and advice following a bereavement? Visit our bereavement pages and Dudley Council bereavement services
  • Need support and advice as a carer? Contact Dudley Carers Hub on 01384 818723 or email: dudleycarershub@dudley.gov.uk
  • Dudley Council Plus is a single point of contact.  Contact 0300 5552345. 8:30am-5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)
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