Where to find additional support
To protect yourself and others, it’s really important that everyone follows the Government advice and now stays at home, unless it’s essential to leave. However, it doesn’t mean that you’re alone.
If you’re looking for some additional support for you or someone you know, here’s a list of organisations who may be able to offer help and advice.
This page will be updated as more resources become available.
You can also click to find out more about how to help in your community.
National Assistance Helpline
We recognise that this is a challenging time and that some people will need extra support to access essentials such as food and medicine, this includes those who are self isolating to stop the spread of Coronavirus. If you need support, and can’t get this from friends or family, the National Assistance Helpline is there to help and can be reached on 0800 111 4000. You can pass this number on to someone you are supporting or call on their behalf Monday-Friday, from 9am-5pm.
Please remember this helpline is dedicated to helping those who cannot leave their home and who cannot get help online.
General information and advice
For help and advice relating to work, benefits, housing, well-being, and businesses.
Voluntary and community organisations
Help and advice, including about funding.
Domestic abuse and sexual violence
Support for anyone experiencing domestic abuse or forced marriage or anyone affected by sexual violence.
Help for people over 70, their carers and families.
Information and support for those with dementia or their carers.
Information on coronavirus as well as resources and support for those with learning difficulties or their carers.
Those with a disability
Helpline details and a host of useful information.
Gypsy / Traveller community
Information and guidance has been produced for Gypsy, Traveller and Liveaboard Boater communities on coronavirus.