Support available and opportunities to get involved
There has been a surge in donations to Wandsworth foodbank and items are available
Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group
The Clinical Commissioning Group provides information on NHS services in the area.
Providing support to local residents during the Coronavirus Outbreak.
Wandsworth Council have set up a Community Hub to co-ordinate the support being offered by the Council and Wandsworth’s many voluntary organisations. From Tuesday 24 March, they are launching a new helpline as a first response for residents, particularly those elderly and/or vulnerable without support networks, who need support to access medical/care services and food supplies. This is to help those most in need stay safe and well while they self-isolate at home.
Mobile phone: 0208 871 6555
A website page providing information on Covid-19, sections include; staying at home, current health advice, local services, how your organisation can help, FAQs.
The scheme provides discretionary support to the most vulnerable Wandsworth residents who are experiencing hardship and crisis. Awards are made from a limited budget.
Adult Social Services - 020 8871 7168/8601
Housing and Homelessness - 020 8871 6161 (option 2)
Children and Family Support - 020 8871 6622
Council Tax /Housing Benefit - 020 8871 8080
COVID-19 Community Hub - 0208 871 6555
Covid-19 Mutual Aid groups
Wandsworth Covid 19 Mutual Aid group covers Balham, Tooting and Clapham South areas
Wandworth Council Volunteering
You will be partnered with key groups including Age UK Wandsworth, who will allocate you to volunteering tasks. These may include:
• Shopping for food/supplies
• Delivering food/supplies to vulnerable residents
• Picking-up and delivering prescriptions
• Having a friendly phone conversation with those at risk of loneliness when in isolation
• Walking dogs for those self-isolating
• Supporting with critical transport needs
• Helping with digital skills coaching.
Complete the online form on their website
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