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Help and support

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

Advice in other languages and easy read format

Find COVID-19 guidance and resources in other languages and in English easy read format.

Financial support with self-isolation

Find out if you are eligible for financial support while you self-isolate.

Get help accessing food and essentials

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

Personal protective equipment for unpaid carers during COVID-19

Find out how to apply for free personal protective equipment (PPE) as an unpaid carer during COVID-19.

How to look after your mental health

Advice and resources to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Advice for blind and partially sighted people

Find advice and information about getting support if you are blind or partially sighted.

Support for LGBTQ+ residents

Find resources, support, virtual groups and more.

Support for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

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

Housing benefit and council tax

Get advice if you need help with housing costs.

Support for people with mobility issues

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

Befriending services during COVID-19

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.