Support available and opportunities to get involved
City & Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group
Information and advice regarding corona virus and information on local NHS services.
Mind In Hackney
Support and information for those with mental health needs.
Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group
Accessible via Facebook and Nextdoor App. Volunteers or those in need can join local area groups.
Local Hackney Facebook Group:
A specialist page with a range of information regarding corona virus and the impact of this, includes information on help & support, volunteering and key worker parking.
The find support services map shows organisations that are open but providing an online or phone alternative to their usual activities in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Also information on support for renters, support for business and employment support.
Hackney Learning Trust
Updates, advice and guidance for parents and carers.
Hestia helps provide support for those experiencing domestic abuse, modern slavery and mental health needs. They are currently trying to raise funds for support packages and are continuing to help service users in the community.
We are open and we're here for Hackney.
Ask for help: If you, or someone you know in Hackney or the City needs support during the outbreak of Coronavirus get in touch.
020 7033 8501 or 020 7033 8587
Invest in Hackney
Guidance and support for businesses.
We will be distributing food packages during this period, in partnership with Frampton Park Baptist Church.
If you are struggling as a family through the current situation, please get in touch with us, and we will help as much as we can. We may be able to deliver food to your doorstep, speak with young people over the phone to help keep their spirits up, or help parents to think about daily routines and learning activities for their children.
Please text or Whatsapp us on 07802170944 or call our office on 02085335480 (the office will be manned by a skeleton staff for as long as this is possible).
Citizens Advice East End
No face to face but to access our support you can:
Call our Advice Line on 0203 855 4472
(Monday to Friday between 10.00-12.00 & 14.00-16.00)
Text: HELP to 07860041410 or 07860041446
Made In Hackney
Emergency food service. In response to the COVID19 emergency Made In Hackney has paused its community cookery classes to launch a temporary direct to door, free meal delivery service for our communities most vulnerable members. Refer yourself or someone you know who needs this through the online form.
Donate and/or volunteer to help through the website too.
Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group
Accessible via Facebook and Nextdoor App. Volunteers can join local area groups or create a group if there are no existing groups covering their area.
Community Aid Groups
A list of community aid groups active on Facebook and filtered by area. Here you'll find a list of local groups providing support to those under quarantine.
Volunteer with Hackney Council
Volunteer to help: a dedicated phone-line for those who are vulnerable and need help, especially those who do not have easy access to online support
working closely with Hackney’s Food Poverty Justice Alliance to develop their support and make sure they are ready for the challenging weeks ahead.
Make sure that no one in the local community has to go hungry, but we need your help to make this happen. Your gift of financial support, time, business partnership and food can make a real difference.
A wide range of stakeholders are working together to coordinate efforts to support local residents, especially the most vulnerable – those with underlying health conditions and the elderly.
Volunteer Centre Hackney
To volunteer: All volunteer efforts are being centrally coordinated by Volunteer Centre Hackney, to join team Hackney visit:
Shoreditch Trust Freezer Fundraiser
We are currently fundraising for a freezer, to begin offering food delivery to people who are severely ill or unable to leave the house. Please help if you can.
East End Community Foundation
Fundraising appeal to support the East End Emergency Fund and help keep the most vulnerable people in the community safe and well. Your donation will be match funded for the first £50,000, and will go to charitable projects that care for those most at risk from Coronavirus.