COVID-19: resident support

Information and guidance related to resident support, including household guidance, benefits, volunteering and more.

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Official Government information

Household guidance

GOV.UK – guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

GOV.UK – COVID-19 council tax hardship fund

GOV.UK – guidance for employees

GOV.UK – Chancellor gives support to millions of self-employed individuals

Department for Work and Pensions – coronavirus and claiming benefits 

GOV.UK – government support available for landlords and renters reflecting the coronavirus outbreak

GOV.UK – essential travel guidance

Money Advice Service – Coronavirus: what it means for you and what you're entitled to

GOV.UK - Coronavirus Information service on Whatsapp


GOV.UK how to help safely

NHS Volunteer Responders
NHS Volunteer Responders is recruiting volunteers in good health to help with non-clinical tasks such as patient transport, delivering prescriptions and keeping in contact with people isolating at home. Members of the public can sign up quickly and easily at