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Adeje council guarantees ongoing basic services for residents 

A reminder that all volunteer services must be registered with the Tenerife Cabildo

Mercedes Vargas Delgado, councillor for
Community Welfare, and Raquel Rodríguez Alonso, councillor for citizen
participation, have expressed their gratitude for, “the huge amount of
community-solidarity suggestions the council is receiving from the public,
showing just what a caring and unified borough we are, demonstrating that above
all we want to make sure our neighbours are looked after”.  Many of the proposals received have been, say
the councillors, ingenious.

On behalf of the council overall the two
representatives also wanted to send a message of calm and tranquillity to the
people of the borough, reminding everyone that Adeje has its own resources to
guarantee the ongoing provision of basic indispensible services in the borough.

As well as mentioning the council work
force, the team from EMSA, the Adeje municipal services company, are working, as
well as teams from UTE Ascan Torrabonaf (rubbish and cleaning service), the
volunteer fire-fighters, the  Policía
Local and the other security forces in operation.

The Adeje council reminds the public
that all social voluntary work, and this applies at all times, not just during the
state of emergency, has to carried out through the Cabildo ‘Oficina de
Voluntariado’ which has a “Tenerife Solidario” system, through which various
different organisations can become accredited in the island.   (https://www.tenerifesolidario.org/es).

Municipal services in operation during
the COVID-19 crisis

 Basic attention and help: meeting basic needs, a plan
introduced last week.  People should call
922756238 or 922050151, Monday – Friday
between 8am to 2pm. The other number in this scheme is 600144855, and this is
for elderly vulnerable individuals who have no-one to help at home or with
shopping.   Basic necessities include
food and medicines, and a food delivery service is on offer for those who
cannot leave their homes and have no family to help. There is also an offer of
temporary shelter for homeless in the borough.

Advice Service.
Members of the
public can call 922.756.202 or get in touch by email, atencionalciudadano@adeje.es.

Adeje’s project for younger people,
Adeje Espacio Joven #YoMeQuedoEnCasa.
progamme offers a range of activities on line for younger residents,
competitions, digital forums, interactive projects, etc. More online, https://www.adeje.es/juventud/blog/2953-espacio-joven-adeje-yomequedoencasa

service for senior citizens
The council is, during this crisis, making sure that the most vulnerable
sections of our population are being looked after.  Services on offer include health and day
care, with home help.

service for workers, small and medium enterprises and the self-employed.
council has designed an assessment and assistance programme for this
group, contact is by telephone or online, 922 75 62 49, empleo@adeje.es  or empresa@adeje.es or via this link, : https://www.adeje.es/adejeimpulsa/covid-19-apoyo-a-empresas-y-autonomos/mensaje-a-pymes-y-autonomos

 OMIC the Adeje consumers office.  The public continue to be served by the local
consumers office, online  macuqc@adeje.es  or mariarv@adeje.es  or by phone 922.756.200 ext 6407/6408.