You should continue to follow health advice and social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, particularly those people who are at increased risk of severe illness from the virus. For all the information you need, visit Coronavirus (COVID-19):what you need to do.
The government’s stay at home guidance is also available in a number of languages.
- Guidance for households with possible COVID-19 in different languages
- Doctors of the World coronavirus information
- BSL video on social distancing and self-isolation
- BSL videos by the charity Sign Health
- Easy Read information on coronavirus
Contact our Community Hub if you cannot leave the house and need help
RBG’s Community Hub is here if you are self-isolating and have not got a family member, friend or neighbour who can help. Our volunteers can provide support with collecting and delivering prescriptions, delivering essential food packages and connecting you to local community services.
We are open seven days a week, 8.30am to 6pm.
Contact us on 0800 470 4831 or [email protected]
More volunteers needed!
A huge thank you to everyone who has registered to volunteer so far. If you are in good health and would like to help, you can still register to volunteer.
Food Pathways for Vulnerable Resident
GCDA have produced 3 slides which explain their food pathways for vulnerable residents, individuals and community groups in Greenwich. See here. The contact for queries from Voluntary organisations is Christina.
Information and support on domestic abuse
All forms of domestic abuse, non-physical and physical, from an intimate partner or a family member, are unacceptable. You are not alone and help is available:
Greenwich Domestic Violence and Abuse Service is the main source of free help and information for people who live in the borough and are experiencing domestic abuse – call the GDVA helpline on 020 8317 8273, Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 8pm.
The Her Centre provides free and confidential advice for women in areas such as health, legal advice, immigration or emergency housing – call 0203 260 7772.
There’s also a free 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.
In an emergency always call 999.
For more information please visit royalgreenwich.gov.uk/domesticabuse
Information and support to stop child sexual abuse
Some children and young people may be at risk of abuse during this lockdown. This is not acceptable, and we would like to encourage anyone who doesn’t feel safe at home or online to seek help.
There are some organisations to contact for support and advice.
- If you are concerned about your own or someone else’s behaviour, you can contact Stop It Now! confidentially and for free, via the Stop It Now! website or call them on 0808 1000 900.
For children, young people and their guardians:
- The Child Exploitations and Online Protections Command Centre offers information, help and advice about online sexual abuse – including sexting.
- Contact the NSPCC for help, information and advice to do with online sexual abuse and any form of sexual abuse.
If you are concerned that a child may be being abused or are a child who needs help you can also contact Children’s Social Care on 020 8921 3172.
In an emergency please call 999.
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