Care of the vulnerable and isolated

Great Harwood Community Response Team

For those who need shopping, prescriptions collected or other assistance please contact:

Liz McGinley   -   01254 883754 or 07486546963
Ian Wilkinson   -   01254 886707
Pauline Embley   -   01254 888710
Carole Haythornthwaite   -   01254 888270

Hyndburn Hub

Hyndburn Hub team are working hard to personally reach out to those identified as the most vulnerable in our community.These individuals are part of the ‘shielding group’ and have been identified and contacted by the NHS.

The Hyndburn Hub is part of the Government’s national network of hub facilities, and will work to deliver essential supplies and support during this crisis.

It is also in the process of establishing a list of the fantastic community support groups who are still working hard to serve residents in this difficult time.

Contact details
Phone: 01254 388 111

If you would like to get involved as an individual, business or organisation please fill out the application for on Hyndburn and Ribble Valley C.V.S.

Food bank

In 2016 we have delivered 970 basic food parcels plus around 170 extras parcels to 159 different households in Gt. Harwood, Clayton le Moors, Altham and Rishton.

So can we say a very big thank you to all who helped and to all those who donated all the food and money to buy food.

If you would like a parcel please ring 07594 478 093. If you would like to volunteer to help please ring 07594 478 093 or email us at



Contact details

Parish priest: Fr Ian Farrell
Phone: 07546 852229

Parish secretary: Catherine Peet
Phone: 01254 884211

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