NHS Coronavirus help
The official NHS website containing all necessary health related information and advice on Coronavirus: https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19
Work and Financial Support
Information about the support available from HM Treasury: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/worker-support?priority-taxon=774cee22-d896-44c1-a611-e3109cce8eae
Furlough – check if your employer can put you on temporary leave: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/check-if-you-could-be-covered-by-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme?priority-taxon=774cee22-d896-44c1-a611-e3109cce8eae
Redundancy – your rights: https://www.gov.uk/redundancy-your-rights?priority-taxon=774cee22-d896-44c1-a611-e3109cce8eae
Applying for a Self-isolation Support Payment: https://www.gov.uk/test-and-trace-support-payment?priority-taxon=774cee22-d896-44c1-a611-e3109cce8eae
Department for Work and Pensions (Benefits)
This is the official DWP Covid-19 page for claiming benefits including Universal Credit: https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/
Support available from Lambeth Council for local residents looking for help for themselves or someone else impacted by Coronavirus can be found here: https://beta.lambeth.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19
If you are concerned about someone over the age of 18 that you have seen sleeping rough in London, you can use this website to send an alert: https://www.streetlink.london/Streetlink_London_HomePage
Shelter (England) – Covid 19 Housing Advice Line
Support and advice for constituents who are facing problems with their housing.
Phone: 0808 800 4444 (free)
National Domestic Abuse Helplines
Call 999 if you or someone else is in danger. If it is not an emergency, please call 101 or visit www.met.police.uk
National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (available 24/7)
Men’s Advice Line: 0808 801 0327
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428
Childline: 0800 1111 (If you’re a child or young person and domestic abuse is happening in your home or relationship)
Respect Advice Line: 0808 802 4040 (For perpetrators of domestic violence looking for help to stop)
Lambeth Domestic Abuse Support Service
The Gaia Centre supports local Lambeth residents who are survivors of gender based violence. They are providing support via phone and email during this crisis when survivors may feel additionally isolated and at risk.
Phone: 0207 733 8724
Support for the Elderly
Age UK’s Covid page, providing advice and support for elderly people and their carer’s during the pandemic: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/coronavirus/
Support for Disabled People
Scope have produced a Covid-19 resources page for disabled people, offering advice on topics ranging from financial stress to care provision: https://www.scope.org.uk/coronavirus-information/?gclid=Cj0KCQiA3NX_BRDQARIsALA3fILTaI43z67S20s0MM5zsypG8x4SwSEZTYFrHIPe5DpdWkwLPqPULYwaAqb7EALw_wcB
Citizens’ Advice Bureau – Lambeth & Merton Branch
The nearest CAB for Vauxhall constituents is the Lambeth & Merton branch in Streatham which is offering online and phone support.
Phone: 0344 488 9625 (Open Monday – Friday)
Brixton Advice Centre
Lambeth Council funded advice centre available to Vauxhall residents. All advice services are currently by telephone and online.
Phone: 0207 095 5908 (Open 10am – 3pm Monday to Thursday)
Supports adults in Lambeth who are facing social, mental, financial or other personal difficulties. All advice services are currently by telephone and online.
Phone: 020 8670 0070