Ringwood and the New Forest are in National Lockdown
The NHS Volunteer Responders programme is available to help support those who need it. Volunteers can collect and deliver shopping, medication and other essential supplies. Call 0808 196 3646 between 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week to self-refer or click here to visit the NHS Volunteer Responders for further information.
RCA is now Dormant
Thanks you to everyone who has taken part in RCA after we rapidly set up in March 2020 – we are now dormant as an organisation and are likely to remain so until the end of the pandemic.
A number of our volunteers are still helping out other organisations like Ringwood Foodbank, Ringwood Good Neighbours and Community First New Forest. However the need for us to provide centrally organised shopping and prescription deliveries, that was so pressing back in March, has now gone away as commercial organisations, the public sector and other voluntary groups now have the capacity to handle the remaining people that need these.
We will remain vigilant until the threat from Coronavirus has completely gone away – at which point we will wind up completely.
This website is left active as there is still useful information here. We aim to keep it up to date.