St Ives Town Council gives warm thanks to the local community for the ways in which it is supporting others during the current situation. Many organisations and volunteering groups are working on ways to help and support vulnerable people at home. We are happy to share information and signpost offers of help and support.  If you need any help or would like to volunteer you can contact the following organisations. We will also share any Facebook posts from local groups and organisations:

If you require help:
Volunteer Cornwall: 01872 265300/
Disability Cornwall: 01736 759 500/
St Ives Community Orchard are sharing food 3 days a week please visit their facebook page @stivescommunityorchard for up to date information
Lelant villager who needs any help during this time is asked to contact Tony Harris on 01736 758451 and he will arrange for someone to contact you

If you can volunteer:
Volunteer Cornwall: 01872 265300

Updated midday 25 March 2020: List of shops and services currently operating in St Ives:

St Ives Community Fund is able to help any resident of the St Ives area who is in difficulties due to the coronavirus situation.  We can give grants to help people to meet their key, immediate needs and we respond very rapidly.  You can find more information on our website along with a simple application form, and you can email us directly if you wish at or