Bromley Council COVID-19 assistance helpline
Weekday office hours: Tel 020 8313 4484
Complete a form to ask for practical help: https://www.bromley.gov.uk/requestforassistanceform
Volunteer during COVID-19 crisis
There's been lots in the news and on social media about volunteering and how you can help in your local community.
People might need practical or emotional support. If you're fit and well and want to help, it is possible to do so whilst maintaining your social distance. It's also important that volunteers follow the latest government and NHS guidance on COVID-19.
GOV.UK Coronavirus: How to help safely: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely--2
COVID-19 Mutual Aid groups in your local area: https://www.theresident.co.uk/london-culture-events/londons-coronavirus-mutual-aid-groups-a-complete-list/
NHS helpers: https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHS
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust: https://www.londonambulance.nhs.uk/working-for-us/volunteering-with-us/volunteer-form/
Bromley Council: https://www.bromley.gov.uk/press/article/1594/volunteering_to_help_those_facing_self-isolation_in_the_fight_against_covid-19 and here's their volunteer form https://www.bromley.gov.uk/VolunteerApplicationForm
Bromley Well volunteer form and email: https://www.bromleywell.org.uk/about-us/volunteer-with-us/ or email email@example.com
Careplus Bromley rely on volunteer visits to elderly clients (average age of 90) in their own homes. Since many of their volunteers are over 70, the service is struggling. If you can spare 30 minutes a day as a phone buddy, text 07967 696 027 to apply.
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