New council help and support website launched

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Residents can find out about help and support that is available to them at the touch of the button thanks to a new online directory created by Nottinghamshire County 
Council.

Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website has four sections listing services for adults, families, communities, and children and young people with special needs or a disability.

People access information on housing, carers support, transport and self-help services in the county.

Coun Muriel Weisz, chair of the council’s adult social care and health committee, said: “The new website empowers locals residents by listing services that will benefit their lives,

The website is available at www.helpyourselfnotts.org.uk