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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Support

Local Support

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UK government has implemented unprecedented measures in an attempt to reduce the spread of the virus.

These measures may unfortunately have an impact on your daily lives, resulting in the need for extra support.

If you are struggling to cope at the moment, or concerned about a friend or neighbour, or if someone you know needs support, then help is available.

Hull City Council and the voluntary sector are working together to provide support in some of the following areas

  • food
  • fuel
  • housing
  • money
  • payment of bills
  • collection of your medication

To apply for help please complete the below form, please ensure that you identify whether you are completing this form on behalf of someone else when asked to enter your details -

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Community Support

Upon submission of your form you will be contacted within 24 working hours to discuss your needs in more detail.

Alternatively if you are unable to complete the online form please contact us on 01482 300 307.

If you are interested in volunteering to support your community during these difficult times please visit our volunteering page for more information -

Complete a Volunteering form

Domestic abuse Support 

Local domestic abuse support services are available and continue to provide support, advice and information

Download the  Domestic Abuse  Support Poster COVID

Suport for young people in Hulll

Below is the link to our website for children, young people and families which links directly to the newly developed local resources on managing emotional health during the outbreak. Some are adapted from national ones e.g. mind and some developed locally but all have been developed with young people (virtually) to address concerns.

They include coping with anxiety, managing during isolation, daily planner etc.

Find out more here

Below is a link to the young people’s blogs on the current situation with regards to Coronavirus, whcih are written by HeadStart Hull volunteers

Find out more here

Support for Community Groups

Below are various support that will help Voluntary Community Sector groups operate and support the community during the response to Covid 19.

Money Savings Expert

Two Ridings Coronavirus Community Fund

John Lewis Partnership

John Lewis Partnership has launched a £1m community support fund to be distributed across the country “at this time of national crisis”.

The the cash will be distributed through its Waitrose grocery stores for schemes such as local delivery services to support the self-isolating, the vulnerable, older people and those looking after them, as well as for delivering boxes of staples to local care homes. It will donate products for customers to share with vulnerable neighbours.

Scams and Fraud leaflet

 This Scams and Fraud leaflet has been produced by Victim Support to support groups who are supporting others during the Coronavirus Pandemic. There are some fantastic tips to keep group members safe and those they are helping

Download the  Scammers and Fraudsters groups.pdf

North Bank Forum

North Bank forum has have set up a dedicated section on their website around Coronavirus and support available

Find out more here 

Organisational volunteering

Organisations that want to volunteer services with procedures in place for volunteering should register through our Connect to Support site. You must enter ‘COVID-19’ on the form, even if your service is already registered.

Organisational registration

Last reviewed: 17/03/2020