Covid – 19 VCSE updates

Sector Support North East Lincolnshire have created this page to provide up to date information to all VCSE organisations with regard to local and national Covid-19 response and recovery. If your organisation would like something posting regarding your service, please contact amy@nbforum.org.uk

Community Services Fact Sheet

This information sheet lists all the local food, shopping, befriending and advice services that are currently working to support communities in North East Lincolnshire. Anyone can use the information to get support or make a referral for someone that needs help. It has been compiled by Sector Support North East Lincolnshire Partnership and will be updated twice-weekly or when significant changes occur. 

If users of this information sheet become aware of incorrect or out of date information, please inform us by emailing amy@nbforum.org.uk, copying claire@nbforum.org.uk or call 07572 896859 or 07791 041459. 

Click here to view Fact Sheet for Signposting.

If you want to see your service get added to the sheet, please get in touch.


Financial and Wellbeing Support Booklet

North East Lincolnshire Council have put together this information booklet. It includes information of where to go to get help with:

  • Paying rent and housing
  • Paying Council Tax
  • Energy and Utilities advice
  • Living costs
  • Food
  • Further financial support and advice
  • Jobs and training
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health Support
  • Self-help resources and support

Financial and wellbeing support booklet


Local Information

Health & Wellbeing

Local Services – Updates

Volunteering

Community Safety

Local Business Support/Advice

Other Local Information

Webinars/Training


Covid-19 Funding News

  • The latest information regarding the Heritage Fund and the support offered regarding Covid-19. Click here for more. (Last updated 12 January 2021)
  • Lloyds Bank Foundation: Communications, press and influencing support. Click here for more.
  • COVID Grant Funding Database – What Does The Future Of UK Charity Funding Look Like? Click here for more.

Covid-19 Funding Open


National Information

Government Updates

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector. Click here for more. (Last updated 8 January 2021)
  • Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak. Click here for more. (Last updated 22 February 2021)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on the phased return of sport and recreation. Click here for more. (Last updated 22 February 2021)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses. Click here for more. (Last updated 13 January 2021)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Meeting with others safely (social distancing). Click here for more. (Last updated 7 January 2021)
  • National lockdown: Stay at Home. Click here for more. (Last updated 22 February 2021)
  • COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection. Click here for more. (Last updated 15 February 2021)

National Safety Updates

  • Government Guidance: Working safely during coronavirus. Click here for more. (Last updated 10 February 2021)
  • Locality Coronavirus (COVID 19) information and support hub – catch up on the latest guidance.. Click here for more. (Last updated 5 February 2021)
  • COVID-19 – Charity Recovery/Reopening Health, Safety & Fire Checklist/Risk Assessment. Click here for more.
  • COVID-19 – General Workplace Risk Assessment. Click here for more.
  • COVID-19 and renting: guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities. Click here for more. (Last updated 19 February 2021)
  • Cyber Security: Small Charity Guide. Click here for more.
  • Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. Click here for more. (Last updated 25 February 2021)
  • Use of human and animal products in vaccines. Click here for more.
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): keeping children safe online. Click here for more. (Last updated 22 February 2021)

National Health and Wellbeing

National Finance Support and guidance

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for people receiving direct payments. Click here for more. (Last updated 18 November 2020)
  • ForbesBurton: Business debt is piling up – What can I do?. Click here for more.
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work. Click here for more. (Last updated 3 November 2020)
  • CIPD have now opened their COVID-19 Employer/HR support resources to all. They can be located here.
  • Time to Spare – Track and Trace System for Charities. Click here for more.
  • How to support staff well-being during Coronavirus. Click here for more.
  • Claim for your employees’ wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: a step by step guide. Click here for more.
  • CIPD Redundancy Guide. Click here for more.
  • Covid-19 Business support. Click here for more.
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Accessing food and essential supplies. Click here for more. (Last updated 18 January 2020)
  • How to treat certain expenses and benefits provided to employees during coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here for more. (Last updated 19 January 2021)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing unpaid care. Click here for more. (Last updated 5 February 2021)
  • Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here for more. (Last updated 22 January 2021)
  • Financial support for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations to respond to coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here for more. (Last updated 22 January 2021)
  • Legal updates by Sandy Adirondack: A useful update about Insurance Issues during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Click here for more.
  • Pay Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme grants back. Click here for more. (Last updated 25 February 2021)

National Volunteer Updates

National Advice/guidance

  • A free, online toolkit to increase impact and funding. Click here for more.
  • Beyond the basics: how Chairs can make online meetings work for their board teams. Click here for more.
  • dsc – Coping with the crisis checklists. Click here for more.
  • NSPCC Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing. Click here for more.
  • National Business Response Network – Support for communities. Click here for more.
  • Power of Youth – Lockdown Lifehacks. Click here for more.
  • Access to Work: factsheet for customers. Click here for more. (Last updated 17 August 2020)
  • Protective measures for holiday or after-school clubs and other out-of-school settings for children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Click here for more. (Last updated 23 February 2021)
  • Charity Shop Closure Pack. Click here for more.
  • COVID-19: Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities. Click here for more. (Last updated 5 January 2021)
  • COVID-19: supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults. Click here for more. (Last updated 14 January 2021)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): grassroots sports guidance for the public and sport providers. Click here for more. (Last updated 6 January 2021)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): grassroots sports guidance for safe provision including team sport, contact combat sport and organised sport events. Click here for more. (Last updated 23 February 2021)
  • COVID-19: Guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms. Click here for more. (Last updated 28 January 2021)
  • Covid Vaccination Scam. Click here for more.
  • Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out-of-school settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Click here for more. (Last updated 23 February 2021)
  • Closing certain businesses and venues in England. Click here for more. (Last updated 24 February 2021)

Other National Updates