Support and Information for Organisation (Covid – 19)

Covid - 19 Organisation Support and Information

Your clients/service users that need immediate assistance:
If you have clients that are in need of assistance during this period, this could be for food items, medication etc, you can log your clients at the Royal Greenwich Community Hub: 0800 470 4831


Need volunteers to help deliver your services:
If you need volunteers to assist with delivering your services email VCG:   click here


Volunteer telephone befriending service for your clients:
Would any of your clients benefit from a regular telephone befriender during this period.  We have a group of  trained  befrienders who can provide regular calls to your clients. email VCG: click here
Information about Volunteer Drivers – Click here


Fast Tracking Enhance DBS Checks for Volunteers Click here


NCVO Resources to support charities, VIO’s and volunteers during the covid-19 pandemic click here
The NCVO has a resource page to help you decide what steps you and your charity or voluntary organisation need to take in light of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. You can access their information here for free, including safeguarding guidance for informal volunteer-led groups


GCDA is providing support to Greenwich-based community group or organisation that need emergency food supplies (or could benefit from centrally-produced cooked meals) then please complete their on line form click here. In addition please also fill in this form if your organisation can offer food, facilities or volunteers to help in the current situation.


Metro Gavs continue to share information and advocate for the sector – their role in supporting the voluntary, community & faith sector has never been more important click here for up to date information


Changing your befriending services to transitioning to distance befriending Click here


Latest Guidance from the Charity Commission click here


Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector – GOV.UK Understandably, charities are concerned about what to do during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, so we have set out our response to the most commonly asked questions.


Multi-lingual volunteers:     Do you need volunteers that speak foreign languages? Linguist-aid is connecting multi-lingual volunteers to local community groups to translate leaflets, flyers, posters, interpreter for vulnerable people and talk on the phone to people who are isolated and  speak little English


Mayor of London have also created a Digital Support Access Form to help you find the right digital support for the new and evolving tech and digital challenges. Complete the form  and their colleagues at the GLA and across London’s Digital and Tech Support sector will be in touch to begin working through your query.

This e-learning from the British Red Cross is designed for anyone responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, and takes under 1 hour to complete.  It covers key facts about COVID-19, looking after yourself, looking after others, and has FAQs and a quiz.