It’s crucial that in times like this everyone pulls together – as a community, as councils working together, and with business and our other partners. We’ve already had a number of enquiries from local people and groups asking how they can help their neighbour or in their communities. We are as always humbled by the amazing community spirit of Westminster’s residents.
In the first instance if you need help or you know of anyone who needs help as a result of COVID-19, please send us the details or phone us on 020 7641 1222.
If you are concerned about anyone who you think requires social care and support, please phone 020 7641 1444 or 020 7641 1175 or email email@example.com
The council is maintaining its essential services which you can contact in the usual way.
Find a list of local, community-led and national organisations that are able to provide support services during this time.
You can also sign up for our digital updates for the latest on our coronavirus response.
To ensure that we are able to co-ordinate efforts and promote the work of local volunteers and volunteering groups to those who need help, we would like to hear from you.
We are setting up a system to connect volunteers to those who need help. Anyone who thinks they would like to help out, please leave your details.
By volunteering to help you may be asked to do any of the following tasks:
You can also help by:
You can also donate to The World Health Organisation's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
If you are volunteering to help someone, please take the below steps to make sure you do not contribute to the spread of COVID-19. These include:
Make sure you check the advice every day for updates on Covid-19. The situation is changing quickly so visit NHS.UK for the latest advice.
Be careful about sharing personal information about yourself and other people.
Be careful about taking money and mindful that many people may be more vulnerable to fraud at this time.
Protect yourself and your details from scams and fraudsters. Unfortunately criminals are launching a range of attacks to make money out of exploiting people’s fears over COVID-19.
Please share the below crime prevention advice with friends and family members so fraudsters cannot profit during this time.
For more information visit Get Safe Online.