We are open!!

Current Timetable

Are you having to self-isolate, quarantine or shielding? If you need any help please contact us on 01274 588681. You don’t have to cope with this on your own!

Useful Telephone Numbers

Bradford Council 01274 431000 Mind Mental Health Charity 01274 594 594
Samaritans 0116123
Childline 0800 1111
Silver Line 0800 4708090
National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
HMRC 0800 024 1222

Support at The Link

The Link is working to support the vulnerable in our community – please email the Link at baildon.link@btinternet.com or phone us on 01274 588681 if you know of someone who can’t get out and who might need a food parcel. Leave name, address and phone contact number and we will contact them.

Please note that Baildon Community Link is here for the needy and vulnerable and the information below is intended to support that work. As a result of the current situation many people will have questions and need information that we probably are not in a position to provide or comment on. Please use other sources where appropriate.

Food Bank

Please note that we are stocking some food and goods ready for distribution if needed. If you would like to donate our lobby is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and donations can be left here.

Donations – The Link will advertise via social media and this website if items are required.

We will continue to give 3 day emergency food parcels as long as we have adequate supplies.

Other food banks in the local area:

St John’s & St Hugh’s Food Bank – contact Sarah Baxter on 07421 328187

Bradford Central Food Bank – contact 07838 830438 or  info@bradfordcentral.foodbank.org.uk  

Shopping

If you are self isolating and do not have anyone else such as a friend, neighbour or relative to help you shop and you have been unable to access online shopping then we will do our utmost to help with our network of local volunteers.  Again, ring us on 01274 588681 or email baildon.link@btinternet.com

Morrisons Doorstep deliveries phone 0345 611 6111 option 5 for elderly/vulnerable.

Prescriptions

The following pharmacies will deliver to you if you are over 60 and vulnerable.  You will need to register with them and try to allow 7 days notice

Browgate Pharmacy 01274 583534 (Baildon residents only)

Cliffe Avenue Pharmacy 01274 593274 (Baildon residents only)

Knights Pharmacy, Eldwick 01274 550080 will deliver to Crook Farm

Housebound or self-isolating

Are you housebound or self isolating? Would you like a befriending phone call? Let us know and we or one of our partners volunteers at MIND will be in touch. Phone 01274 588681, or Bradford Council on 01274 431000, or email baildon.link@btinternet.com with your name and phone number if you are happy for the Link or MIND to get in touch.

If you are unsure of how to organise the household when the family is self-isolating have a look at NHS suggestions here. It has some very practical advice.

Are you aware of anyone that is vulnerable?

If you become aware of vulnerable people, including the housebound with higher care needs who need more support please notify the Adult Services Access Team on 01274 435400 who will be able to help them.

Free School Meals

Please obtain guidance from individual schools.

Youth Club Members

Look out for facebook posts from Charis and Rachael.

Thank You

Thank you to all our partners including Bradford Council, Baildon Town Council, MIND and all local residents who have offered or already given support to the vulnerable during this unprecedented time including donations, offers of shopping, befriending, delivery etc What amazing Community Spirit – one huge positive out of this crisis. The Link will be in touch according to need.

A huge thank you to all the paid staff, trustees and volunteers at the Link for all the support during this difficult time.

Support the £ink

During this closure the Link has lost a significant proportion of its income. You can support us using the details here.

Website:- This is the more normal welcome to the website which will be reinstated once we return to “normal” activity.