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If users of this information sheet become aware of incorrect or out of date information, please inform us by emailing amy@nbforum.org.uk, copying claire@nbforum.org.uk or call 07572 896859 or 07791 041459.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


November 2020 lockdown

The information included in the rest of this page remains but some of it may be temporarily superseded by the current rules. below are some useful link regarding the November lockdown:

New lockdown rules on .gov https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 .

Extension of furlough scheme press release https://www.gov.uk/government/news/furlough-scheme-extended-and-further-economic-support-announced and the link to claim https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wages-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme

Guidance on shielding updated Nov https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

NHS Testing who can and how to https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test

Govt’s Coronavirus portal https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

New guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people https://www.gov.uk/government/news/clinically-extremely-vulnerable-receive-updated-guidance-in-line-with-new-national-restrictions

Extended self employment income support scheme https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/self-employment-income-support-scheme-grant-extension


Local Information

Health & Wellbeing

Local Services – Updates

Volunteering

Community Safety

Local Business Support/Advice

  • Yorkshire & Humber Learning Community Offering Free Online sports training, click here for more.
  • North East Lincolnshire Council Prevent online resources. Click here for more.
  • Quick Look document to help organisations identify which of the governments ‘Working Safely’ guidance documents are relevant and to provide links to free resources. Click here for more.
  • ACRE Information Sheet – reopening Village and Community Halls post COVID19 closure. Click here for more.
  • Business Support Interventions in the Humber for Covid-19 Response. Click here for more.
  • Create a coronavirus NHS QR code for your venue. Click here for more.
  • North East Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Sector Settings Coronavirus (COVID-19) Reporting Process. Click here for more.
  • Homeless COVID Risk Assessment for non clinical staff. Click here for more.

Other Local Information

Webinars/Training


Covid-19 Funding News

Covid-19 Funding Open


National Information

Government Updates

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector. Click here for more. (Last updated 6 November 2020)
  • Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak. Click here for more. (Last updated 5 November 2020)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on the phased return of sport and recreation. Click here for more. (Last updated 5 November 2020)
  • COVID-19 and renting: guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities. Click here for more. (Last updated 17 November 2020)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses. Click here for more. (Last updated 4 November 2020)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Meeting with others safely (social distancing). Click here for more. (Last updated 14 November 2020)

National Safety Updates

National Health and Wellbeing

National Finance Support and guidance

National Volunteer Updates

National Advice/guidance

Other National Updates