NATIONAL ADVICE LINES
NHS advice and information including symptom checker.
Government Guidance on Coronavirus - up to date information, guidelines and mental health links.
Government Shielding Advice explaining how to protect those who are considered to be extremely vulnerable. Those in this category should have received a letter from the government with advice. If you have not received a letter and need to, register here.
Government Business Support information from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. This page will give you information about the Job Retention Scheme and how to apply for a grant if you are self-employed.
Age Uk for guidance on how to best assist the elderly at this time.
Universal Credit 'Help to Claim' for new claimants via the website or by calling 0800 144 8 444.
If your child is eligible for benefit related free school meals, there is an opportunity for them to receive a meal over the summer holidays. Please see the guidance from the government.
There is also advice from the government for both home owners and renters who find themselves unable to pay for their accommodation.
Funding for COVID-19, contains details of a number of local and national grants available to assist both groups and individuals during the current lock down situation.