North West Leicestershire

Charles Booth Centre

Group of volunteers in and around Thringstone, helping individuals in the community

Hospice Hope

Provide emotional support, advocacy, advice, information and practical support to anyone living with a life limiting condition. This is done via telephone and online facilities as well as the option to provide face to face support via Skype and Zoom – contact via 07935 800658 or

Whitwick Community Crisis Team

Provide assistance with things such as shopping, medication pick ups, and befriending – contact or or 07407 766518

NWLDC Homelessness Service

Supporting the homeless or anyone under imminent threat of homelessness – contact via or 0800 952 0079


Offers telephone counselling services for every type of relationship county wide, may need referral but can be contacted by phone or email directly – contact via 0116 2543011 or

Agar Nook Community Centre

Supporting local residents around the estate – contact via 01530 276000, 07775 566532 or

Appleby Magna Parish Council

Supporting residents around the villages – contact

Ashby Woulds Town Council

Support for residents in the villages outside Ashby in the Woulds area – contact

The Haven

Counselling service based in Ashby, with religious elements – contact via 01530 560921 or

Ashby Foodbank

Foodbank is open on Tuesdays 9-10.30am, Wednesdays 9-10am, and Fridays 2-3pm – contact or 07542 118878

Coalville Foodbank: The Trussell Trust

Open Tuesdays 10am-12.30pm, and Fridays 10am-12pm – contact via 01530 838355 or

Ashby Roundtable and Ashby 41 club

Provide support for pick ups, prescriptions and shopping – contact Ian on 07976 825365, Hugh on 07772 242135 or Peter on 07887 777923

Help the Elderly – Ashby de la Zouch and Heather

Support elderly people, and those on low incomes, in Ashby and Heather, by providing shopping runs and donating items to give out for people struggling to get to shops/ pharmacies – contact Philip Soar: 07804 405858 or

Ashby Rugby Football Club

Provides services such as shopping delivery, prescription collecting, posting mail, lifts and befriending – contact Phil on 07723621601 or

Blackfordby Coordinator

Help with an array of things including shopping, prescriptions, walking pets, and phone calls – contact Karen Heath, 10am-12pm, on 01283 222575

Donisthorpe Coronavirus Help Group

Local resident’s group, offering help with shopping and telephone support – contact

Oakthorpe Support Group

Support for residents of Oakthorpe, through providing urgent supplies, pick-ups, posts, a food bank, and activities for kids and families online – contact Caroline on 07740 481886, or Amy on 07931 879137 or 01530 610125

Measham satellite foodbank

Foodbank at Measham Baptist Church, which is open every Friday mornings 9am – 10am – contact via or 07542 118878

Belton Volunteers Group

Supporting local residents in the village – contact via 07752 429902 or 01530
224761 or

Coronavirus Community Support

Supporting residents in the northern part of Leicestershire around Castle Donington – contact via 01332 850526 or

Donisthorpe Coronavirus Help Group

Offering help with shopping and telephone support – contact via or 07483 089662

Hugglescote and Donington le Heath Support Group

Supporting local residents in the villages – contact via 07511 808253 or

Measham Hardware Store

Shopping deliveries and supplies delivered to people self isolating – contact via 01530 270396