Coronavirus: Resources

Macmillan Cancer Coronavirus Information Hub - for up-to-date information on cancer and coronavirus 

Cancer Research UK - for information on cancer and coronavirus

Education Resources - for educational resources visit the school section of my website. 

Citizens Advice - provide benefits and employment advice online or on the phone – 03444 77 20 20. It also has an information page on coronavirus

Age Cymru is offering a new service for the over 70s to answer queries and direct people to local services & support. Anyone over 70 can register for free and receive a call back in either English or Welsh: 08000 223 444enquiries@agecymru.org.uk

Turn2Us is a national charity and welfare benefits advice service It has a page on coronavirus, which includes a benefits calculator. Helpline support: Mon-Friday. 8am-6:30pm & Sat 9am-1pm available on 0808 802 2000.

Shelter Cymru have a coronavirus advice page and can provide housing related advice by phone – 08000 495 495

Money Advice Service, Coronavirus – what it means for you, information relating to personal finances, insurance and potential scams

Acas, Coronavirus: advice for employers and employees

Association of Community Stories - created a dedicated COVID advice hub for retailers

National Lottery Community Fund - grant holders can contact their funding officer if they need advice or have any questions about their grant. Full updates from the organisation regarding their response to COVID-19 and general contact details can be found on their website.

National Grid - have created a dedicated COVID-19 hub

Small Business Britain - for support for small business managers/owners 

Action for Children has provided guidance for parents concerned about coronavirus, with tips on where to go for help and advice, as well as specific resources to aid mental and emotional wellbeing.

Wales and West Utilities - those who have received a letter from the NHS advising them to shield against COVID-19, should sign up to the Priority Service Register. If you smell or suspect Carbon Monoxide in your home, call Wales and West Utilities immediately on 0800 111 999, and their trained engineers will come out and take extra precautions to keep customers safe during the outbreak.

Lloyds Bank - Writing to customers over 70 and NHS workers with information of a dedicated telephone helpline.

The Kennel Club are regularly updating their website with the latest information for breeders and owners.

Asda have introduced a 'volunteer shopping card', which can be bought online and topped up, and given to a family member, friend or NHS worker to pay for their shopping without using cash or a bankcard.

Welsh Water have confirmed that no domestic customer will be cut off. Measures have been put in place to assist businesses with payment holidays, revised payment plans and no disconnection for non-payments. Whilst businesses are temporarily closed and not occupied, there will be no bills.

Marie Curie - for support phone their support line 0800 090 2309 or use their web chat service.

Airbnb have launched a programme to help connect UK Health professionals on the frontline to hosts offering free places to stay during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Post office - Anyone who cannot leave home may be able to ask a trusted friend or volunteer to withdraw cash at any Post Office using a single-use voucher.

The Help for Heroes Field Guide to Self-Care, and further information.

Support for vulnerable groups

Downloadable Cards and Posters

Door safety card: for those self-isolating and receiving deliveries, a downloadable poster can be printed out and put in your window so people know not to knock, and for those with deliveries, know where to leave them.

door saftey card

 

 

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