Coronavirus Covid-19 and lockdown: Help and support in our community

Latest Government information:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november

RBKC WEBSITE – CORONAVIRUS SERVICES AND UPDATES:

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-service-disruptions-and-updates

Coronavirus: Latest travel advice

– Coronavirus advice for tenants and leaseholders

coronavirus-advice for parents-schools-nurseries-and childrens centres

Coronavirus: Advice for care homes, clinically vulnerable and older residents

Coronavirus: Advice for businesses and the self-employed

Coronavirus: Advice for communities, resident associations and the voluntary sector

Coronavirus: Support for hardship or difficulties

Coronavirus: Advice for planning services

HELP AND SUPPORT:

The SPACE (Supporting People And Community Empowerment) – a resident led community hub based in North Kensington, providing support for residents all over the borough and neighbouring areasl:

https://www.214space.org

Covid 19 Mutual Aid:

Covid Mutual Aid Homepage

Government help for clinically vulnerable people:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

RBKC Street outreach: To help find accommodation for homeless people sleeping rough in RBKC:

streetoutreach@rbkc.gov.uk

Under 65 food distribution service:

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2550945065169843&id=100007631220959

The SPACE (Supporting People And Community Empowerment)

LOCAL FOOD BANKS:

Contact details for local foodbanks and lists of items needed

– Kensington and Chelsra Foodbank: Notting Hill Methodist Church, 244 Lancaster Road, W11 4AH

Open for donations on Tuesdays and on Fridays from 10am to 3pm

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– Age UK Foodbank : Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Cemtre, 244 Acklam Road, W10 5YG

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm

VOLUNTEERING:

If you would like to volunteer to help around the community

Volunteer Centre Kensington and Chelsea

Resifents can register to volunteer locally so VCKC can match people with suitable posituons. VCKC also can help provide organisations who may need extra volunteers at this time

https://www.voluntarywork.org.uk

Nextdoor: Many kind residents on local social media site Nextdoor have volunteered to help run errands (such as shopping, dog walking and collecting prescriptions) in and around the local neighbourhood. Log in or join here

If you can help or are in need or help, the form is here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeYZzk4O8mnE_R-fzQlWfq2U6ALWOCunP4sBajDA8jrKX4L6w/viewform

LinkUpLondon – volunteer from home, plus support and respurces for voluntary organisations:

https://linkuplondon.org/volunteering-during-covid-19

SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE FOR LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES:

Local support from Portobello Business Centre

https://pbc.co.uk

Government support for businesses:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses

Government guidance for decontamination of non- healthcare settings:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-decontamination-in-non-healthcare-settings