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Covid-19 Available Support in UK

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SCVO Covid-19 Information Hub

SCVO searchable database of organisations and services in Scotland. Searchable on a Postcode basis. Look along the top tabs for support for individuals, help needed by groups, offered by groups etc.
NOTE 3 Different databases depending for asking for support for individuals or organisations

https://covid-19.scvo.org.uk/
https://covid-19.scvo.org.uk/help/for-people
https://covid-19.scvo.org.uk/help/needed
https://covid-19.scvo.org.uk/help/for-organisations

Community Assistance database

Use the search to find organisations that are able to offer non-medical help

https://coronavirus.scvo.org/ 

Centre for Excellence in Community Investment

Share ideas, best practice and learning in the face of the impact of Covid-19 on our communities.

https://www.ceci.org.uk/community-investment-forum/

 

 

Communities Channel Scotland

Directory of support and ideas for response to COVID 19. Some duplication. Key forums highlighted here.

http://www.communityscot.org.uk/news/article/covid-19-and-communities/

Coronavirus Scotland Updates and Help

Facebook group doing similar to other central sources. Private group you must join to view

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2795407317180370

Royal Voluntary Service

(Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife, and West Lothian) - Royal Voluntary Service offering delivery of items for those who have no other way of getting food shopping or prescription delivery

Call 0330 555 0310

Food Train Scotland

Volunteer based food and meal deliveries for older people. Weblink highlights local branches locations and contact details

https://www.thefoodtrain.co.uk/index.php/contact-us/local-branches#

Home Energy Scotland

Advice for people who are worried about energy bills or struggling to stay warm at home. Free call to 0808 808 2282 for advice available Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday from 9am to 5pm. Or request a call back on the website.

www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/scotland/home-energy-scotland/lets-talk

COVID 19 Mutual Aid UK

UK wide searchable map and spreadsheet of every local, usually volunteer based response groups.

https://covidmutualaid.org/local-groups/

Scottish Government

Grants to help businesses with the impact of Covid-19

https://www.gov.scot/news/gbp-1-billion-business-support-fund-opens/

Scottish Government Funding

The Supporting Communities Fund                                    The Wellbeing Fund   

Scottish Welfare Fund

Food Fund

https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/for-organisations/scottish-government

National Lottery Covid-19  Awards for All                                                   

A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000 in Scotland

https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/programmes/national-lottery-awards-for-all-scotland

 

 

 

 

Aberlour Trust website

 

The Aberlour Urgent Assistance Fund awards cash grants to assist children and young people (aged 21 and under) across Scotland, and their families, who are suffering extreme hardship, including effects of Covid-19.

 

https://www.aberlour.org.uk/service-category/urgent-assistance-fund/

Turn2Us

Many charities offer non-repayable grants to help individuals on low incomes. To be eligible you have to meet their particular rules. Searchable database of support for individuals based on location, age, gender, current or past jobs or health condition. Some funds help based on details of your partner, ex-partner or dependent children.

https://grants-search.turn2us.org.uk/

Energy providers (MoneySaving Expert)

Pre-payment meters contact list and information

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2020/03/energy-firms-move-to-help-customers-unable-to-top-up-due-to-coro/