Help and advice during Coronavirus crisis

30 Apr 2020

UPDATED 30th April. A regularly updated list of local support groups and organsiations that can provide help and advice for people in isolation or their family and friends. Please let us know if there is more we can add to this page by emailing

Royal Borough of Greenwich Community Hub

Domestic abuse

Greenwich Domestic Violence and Abuse Service (GDVA) free help and information for people who live in the borough and are experiencing domestic abuse. The GDVA helpline is available Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 8pm: 020 8317 8273.

The Her Centre provides free and confidential advice for women in areas such as health, legal issues, immigration and emergency housing: 0203 260 7772.

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is free and available 24 hours a day: 0808 2000 247.

In an emergency always call 999.

GOV.UK has information about support for victims of domestic abuse.

For more information visit:

Support for vulnerable people who cannot leave their home

The Community Hub from Royal Greenwich is here if you need help because you are vulnerable and self-isolating, and have not got a family member, friend or neighbour who can help. Our volunteers can provide support with collecting and delivering prescriptions, delivering essential food packages and connecting you to local community services.

We are open seven days a week, 8.30am to 6pm. Contact us on: 0800 470 4831

Local support networks

Greenwich Covid Mutual Aid Facebook group is here

To sign up as a volunteer go here

Local Mutual Aid WhatsApp groups

WhatsApp mutual aid groups are set up by local people to provide a means of offering or asking for help during this difficult time.

Thanks to Katie Lansdell who compiled the list.

Abbey Wood
Ashburnham triangle/ Royal Hill
Blackheath Standard
Charlton Central (CCRA)
Charlton Lane
Charlton Lido/ Hornfair
Charlton - Woodland Terrace
Charlton - Heathwood Gardens
Charlton - Kinveachy Gardens
Charlton - Drive, Maryon Road
Charlton - McCall and Flamsteed Road
Charlton - Hill Valley hub
Charlton - Little Heath, Park Drive, Maryon Road
Charlton - McCall and Flamsteed Road
Coldharbour and New Eltham
Courtlands & Cator 
Creek Area
East Greenwich
Eltham and New Eltham.
Eltham progress estate
Eltham North
Greenwich SE13
Horn Park
Kidbrooke village
Lee Green East
Maze Hill
North Greenwich


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