Southwark 

Support available and opportunities to get involved

 

Health 

Local information & advice on health including opening time

Local Updates 

Updates from the Local Authority, Local Charities and other local organisations

Get Involved 

Information about local opportunities to support your community.

 

Health

Southwark NHS Clincal Commissioning Group

The latest advice and information from Southwark NHS CCG.

https://www.southwarkccg.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Southwark Council - financial hardship

Southwark Council has set up a financial hardship and debt advice line for those impacted by quarantine in response to COVID-19. Residents can apply for  Support Fund via the Emergency Support Scheme. The council is providing support for residents who are facing challenges because of the current circumstances. The support includes different needs and bills.

https://www.southwark.gov.uk/engagement-and-consultations/covid-support


Call 020 7525 2434 for help and advice

        

Age UK Southwark & Lambeth

Telephone befriending line and advice on a range of urgent issues such as welfare benefits, rent arrears, charitable grants, health and social care needs and offer guidance to ensure older people remain safe and well in their home. 

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/lewishamandsouthwark

Phone number: 020 7358 4077 - staffed from 10:00-12:00 & 14:00-16:00 Monday to Friday.

Email: information@ageuklands.org.uk

Sexual & Domestic Abuse 

At times such as this, the increased number of people and families confined to their homes can lead to an increase in sexual and domestic abuse. For those affected, SOLACE has set up an advocacy and support line.


https://www.solacewomensaid.org/get-help 

Phone number: 020 7593 1290

Streetlink

Rough Sleepers and those who are homeless are advised to contact Streetlink for support and accommodation.

www.streetlink.org.uk

Phone number: 0300 500 0914 - staffed between 9 am-5 pm

 

Local Updates 

Little Village HQ

Little Village HQ, which is like a food bank but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children is coordinating care packages for those in hardship. They are  desperately seeking donations. 

https://littlevillagehq.org/       

Southwark Council 

Information, advice and services aimed at both individuals and employers covering a range of topics from access to food, voluntary sector support and information for employers. 

https://www.southwark.gov.uk/health-and-wellbeing/public-health/for-the-public/coronavirus

 

Get Involved

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.

https://covidmutualaid.org

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.

https://secretldn.com/uk-community-aid-groups-by-area/

Nunhead Knocks

The Nunhead Community is setting up a “triage” system to get people the help they need during the Coronavirus outbreak.

https://www.nunheadknocks.com/

 Support Line: 02074594428

Little Village HQ

Little Village HQ, which is like a food bank but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children is coordinating care packages for those in hardship. They are  desperately seeking donations. 

https://littlevillagehq.org/       

 

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