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Help and support

Find out what help and support is available during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Get a one-off payment if you are struggling due to COVID-19

You may be able to get a one-off payment to help you buy essential food and fuel.

Support for LGBTQ+ residents

Find resources, support, virtual groups and more.

Support for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Guidance about council services and community organisations for non-UK nationals living in Lewisham

Housing benefit and council tax during the COVID-19 outbreak

Get advice if you need help with housing costs

COVID-19: support for people with mobility issues

The London Taxicard scheme has changed to offer additional support to Taxicard members.

Befriending services

Have a friendly chat with someone on the phone to help stop you feeling lonely.

Food banks

Find out where to find food bank donation and distribution points, when they are open, and who is eligible to use them.

Get help accessing food and essentials during the COVID-19 outbreak

There is help available if you are struggling to get food and essentials.