COVID-19: Where to find help
In these times, it is important for all of us to join in as one for the safety of our communities. Many of you have been asking how you can help, and many of you will wonder where you can go to find help. So, we have rounded up some of the place you can find support in your local Battersea, Wandsworth, Nine Elms and wider London areas.
Arts Council England – Want to ensure the people and organisations that make up our arts, museums and libraries are protected during the coronavirus crisis is our number one priority. They are offering individuals and organisations working in the cultural sector new financial support during this crisis. For more information, click here.
Chelsea Farmers organic fruit & veg boxes – Fresh from the market every morning, Chelsea Farmers is offering fruit & vegetable boxes at a reseonable price and delivering them to people's front door. They source the product from London markets and deliver at a time that works for the buyer. Click here to find the different types of boxes.
CrowdFund Lambeth – During this time of crisis, Lambeth Council has expanded their Crowdfund Lambeth criteria for applications to ensure that our most vulnerable communities have the help they need. To find out more, click here.
FareShare – FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, made up of 17 independent organisations, who distributes to charities across the UK, including school breakfast clubs, older people’s lunch clubs, homeless shelters, and community cafes. Click here for more info.
Every Mind Matters – Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. Every Mind Matters have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing while staying at home or worrying about coronavirus. Click here for more information.
Funds for Freelancers - The Turbine Theatre's Paul Taylor-Mills has set up a JustGiving page to raise money for freelancers, actors, creatives, and ushers working in theatre. If you’d like to apply for their support, please click here for all the details.
Good Samaritans - The coronavirus outbreak is affecting the way many of us live our lives, and it's normal that this will affect people's mental health. Good Samaritans have gathered some resources that might be helpful. Click here to visit their website for more information.
New Covent Garden fresh fruit & veg deliveries - New Covent Garden Market businesses are offering home delivery to families and businesses with a London postcode, most with delivery costs included. Click here to find out more.
Trussell Trust – The Trussell Trust provides emergency food and support for those who locked in Poverty, and campaign for change to end the need for food banks in the UK. If you are in need of their support, please click here to visit their website.
Teen Mental Health – A Guide for Parents - an online guide for parents to help understand the mental health challenges their teenagers might be goinging through. Click here.