Coronavirus-news April 7, 2020
COVID-19 – Helpline for PWDs needing Groceries, Medicines & essential items
In many cities across India, NGOs and state government agencies have set up helplines and delivery services for disabled people during the coronavirus lockdown. We have put together a list for you and this will be updated on a regular basis. If you would like to add to this list, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Before we get to the list of private organisations who are helping the disabled community get medicines, groceries and other essential supplies at the doorstep, here is a link to the government helplines set up across different states. You can access these numbers if you wish to reach out to government officials for help.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India’s common helpline numbers are 1075, +91-90131-51515
The Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disability, Maharashtra and Pune can approached for help. This is the link.
Project Mumbai – Free delivery of groceries/packed food/medicines.
For groceries/packed food:
Call – +91 9992999929
Project Mumbai has also compiled a list of hospitals in Mumbai which are treating patients with Covid. Click here for the list.
Disabled people in Mumbai who need dialysis can call Ezy Mov at +91 90290 90880
Samavisht Foundation is also providing this service in partnership with Ezy Mov. Click here to book the service.
Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled – Reach out for basic groceries and mask kits.
KickStart Cabs and Big Bazaar are partnering to deliver groceries and vegetables to people’s homes. WhatsApp your grocery list to +91 81056-00445
Astha – For essential supplies as well as services like counselling.
Project Delhi – Providing groceries/medicines.
For groceries, Call/WhatsApp – +91 74111-67030
For medicines, Call/WhatsApp – +91 8010 33000
Call – +91 98105-58321
Whats App: +91 97111-90806
Viklang Sahara Samiti Delhi
ASL Foundation Trust
The Tamil Nadu government has set up two helplines for disabled people to call with queries and requests for supplies.
Dial toll free at +1-800-425-0111.
For WhatsApp and Video Calling: +91 97007-99993. Sign language interpretation facility available.
For a list of grocery stories that are delivering to homes, click this link
Many grocery stores in Coimbatore are delivering essential supplies to homes. Click this link
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Rama between 8 am to 10 am +91 93474 12613
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Sreevani between 8 am to 10 am at +91 70327 77497
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Sikandar between 5 pm to 7 pm at +91 70327 77485
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Sayed Saleem between 5 pm to 7 pm at +91 87127 21500
Helpline service for deaf and hard of hearing people – +91-98881 76357
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Laxmidhar Jena between 8 am to 10 am at +91 87598 67477.
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Swathi between 5 pm t0 7 pm at +9193474 12609.
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Sasanko Roy between 8 am to 10 am at +91 77972 63537.
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Siraj Nag between 8 am to 10 am at +91 78943 00173.
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Chayanika between 8 am to 10 am at +91 73990 69663.
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Nidhi Rana between 8 am to 10 am at +91 84487 64159.
Youth4Jobs Karuna Helpline – Call Vijay Satdive between 5 pm to 7 pm at +91 73506 40303.
Anamprem Bhawan – Call Ajit Kulkarni at +91 90110 20174.
CHITRAKOOT, UTTAR PRADESH
Drishti – Call Shankarlal Gupta at +91 97211 57193.
Sruti Disability Rights Centre – For online/telephonic counselling services for disabled people and caregivers – Email email@example.com.
Big Bazaar – Call toll free number 1800-266-1686. for groceries. This is for disabled people and elderly and is available between 10 am and 6 pm.
Save the Destitute Foundation – Call Zaheer Jan at +91 98584-23611.
Big Basket has launched Preferential Delivery Service for disabled people in 26 centres. You can get this service by filling out this form.
We will keep updating this list. If you know of organisations or individuals helping the disabled community during this lockdown, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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