Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and support websites

Our Covid Advice and Support page is part of our Covid-19 Help Hub. It contains information about test centres as well as national advice and information to help get us through the challenges of the pandemic. You might also find these links useful. 
Local shops that are open, deliver or do click and collect 
How to keep well and fit during lockdown
How to help others
Live local updates

NHS advice on working from home and self isolationhttps://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
NHS guide on how to check if you have coronavirushttps://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/
NHS Coronavirus overviewhttps://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Government Business Rates Updatehttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/business-rates-retail-discount-guidance
Apply to Facebook business boost grants for small businesseshttps://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants
Government COVID-19 guidance for employees and businesseshttps://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-employees-employers-and-businesses
Universal credit and coronavirushttps://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/
Tfl’s coronavirus advice pagehttps://tfl.gov.uk/campaign/coronavirus-covid-?intcmp=62419
Tfl tube stations status pagehttps://tfl.gov.uk/tube-dlr-overground/status/#stations-status
To report shops that have unfairly increased prices trading.standards@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Protections for commercial tenants unable to pay rent https://www.gov.uk/government/news/extra-protection-for-businesses-with-ban-on-evictions-for-commercial-tenants-who-miss-rent-payments
NHS guide to looking after your mental health while you’re at homehttps://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/
Coronavirus explainers in Urdu, Hindi, Bengali and other languageshttps://twitter.com/bbcasiannetwork
The Skills Toolkit, to learn new skills or change jobshttps://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/find-a-course/the-skills-toolkit
Tower Hamlets Talking Therapieshttps://towerhamletstalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/ or call 0208 4758080
CALMwww.thecalmzone.net or call 0800 58 58 58
MINDwww.mind.org.uk or call 0300 123 3393
Samaritans www.samaritans.org.uk or call 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Refugewww.refuge.org.uk or call 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)
Drinkline0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm)
Solace Women’s AidSolacewomensaid.org or call 0808 802 5565
Newham Mental Health Crisis LineFreephone 0800 073 0066 or visit their website to find out more

Subscribe to our weekly round up of news and events

* indicates required

Please support local journalism.

As a not-for-profit media organisation using constructive journalism to strengthen communities, we have not put our digital content behind a paywall or subscription fee as we think the benefits of an independent, local publication should be available to everyone living in our area.

We are powered by members. Hundreds of members have already joined. Become a member to donate as little as £3 per month to support constructive journalism and the local community.

Tabitha Stapely

Tabitha Stapely is the founder of Social Streets C.I.C, a not-for-profit media company using journalism to strengthen communities, particularly those in disadvantaged or neglected areas. Prior, Stapely was a writer and editor for national titles including The Telegraph, Elle and Red magazines.

Tabitha Stapely has 60 posts and counting. See all posts by Tabitha Stapely

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.