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 admin@shrewsburyhouse.org.

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: royalgreenwich.gov.uk/domesticabuse

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
Email: covid19support@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

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 https://chat.whatsapp.com/H9orViwYAUz6GHy4HGway9
Ashburnham triangle/ Royal Hill https://chat.whatsapp.com/GN1zTYKwWZKJqO9TMiQcwk
Bexley https://chat.whatsapp.com/GPzg3OAINNHADy2SQaNg7U
Blackheath Standard https://chat.whatsapp.com/LucjOP3rEBnBCcdHzRl6v6
Charlton https://chat.whatsapp.com/J18ecCZLlGQEe5SyZZlrSj
Charlton Central (CCRA) https://chat.whatsapp.com/Etq1h0tBtkQBWImyhPbHe8
Charlton Lane https://chat.whatsapp.com/J18ecCZLlGQEe5SyZZlrSj
Charlton Lido/ Hornfair https://chat.whatsapp.com/ENnWGAjkECjF0lBcn0Wb6j
Charlton - Woodland Terrace https://chat.whatsapp.com/Ij5OeOCTGWxBzOSIVc3kIT
Charlton - Heathwood Gardens https://chat.whatsapp.com/GzuaXnmELPTKPoFgFwt1Rl
Charlton - Kinveachy Gardens https://chat.whatsapp.com/GzuaXnmELPTKPoFgFwt1Rl
Charlton - Drive, Maryon Road https://chat.whatsapp.com/LBj8oBDq9OS8ZBzDCd4jro
Charlton - McCall and Flamsteed Road https://chat.whatsapp.com/HQDRdiGMTKs6iIzsXcc70E
Charlton - Hill Valley hub https://valleyhillhubse7.wordpress.com/
Charlton - Little Heath, Park Drive, Maryon Road https://chat.whatsapp.com/LBj8oBDq9OS8ZBzDCd4jro
Charlton - McCall and Flamsteed Road https://chat.whatsapp.com/HQDRdiGMTKs6iIzsXcc70E
Coldharbour and New Eltham https://chat.whatsapp.com/EG0jh3s0R2Q3qUSrKjZWhx
Courtlands & Cator https://chat.whatsapp.com/LI8cgUz3p016PGVMpXlBNu 
Creek Area  https://chat.whatsapp.com/FHg6OjKGAUAB45Olg9Umxo
East Greenwich https://chat.whatsapp.com/G506vQwxwTj8UudiKZYRYp
Eltham and New Eltham. https://chat.whatsapp.com/G506vQwxwTj8UudiKZYRYp
Eltham progress estate https://chat.whatsapp.com/BC0ReZPOLn6GLje9RR3uyRn
Eltham North https://chat.whatsapp.com/Gwdw7CLKzRs4yF1y8Ilfmz
Greenwich SE13 https://chat.whatsapp.com/JDReQj8IbSFBEj8aNRblwT
Horn Park https://chat.whatsapp.com/BOJYZE1H84XKfBfWu5GN0e
Kidbrooke village https://chat.whatsapp.com/LM97657fWnVCgav3GVRZl6
Lee Green East https://chat.whatsapp.com/K6aiJFmBChp4Na1kxUZhDv
Maze Hill https://chat.whatsapp.com/Ka44wcLgQGVJTDRuuAQf4r
North Greenwich https://chat.whatsapp.com/JTud35TRyuPHG3DhT7nEvE
Plumstead https://chat.whatsapp.com/L9KUxrLq8ox8rwhdgDH5Ma
Woolwich https://chat.whatsapp.com/BHGeZdSUB6SDDj3GbgJ9SL

 

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