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Support in Oxfordshire

A new website has also been launched by Oxfordshire Community Voluntary Action (OCVA) called Oxfordshire All In https://www.oxfordshireallin.org/  to support groups across the county helping people in response to Covid-19. 

For individuals, help is available from these groups

NCVO – advice and guidance

For practical advice to help you decide what steps you and your organisation may need to take, please visit:

www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/information/coronavirus

National Emergencies Trust – available funds

There is a new fund that has just been launched from the National Emergencies Trust which will be distributed through Community Foundations, and in Oxfordshire’s case, Oxfordshire Community Foundation.

https://nationalemergenciestrust.org.uk/

COVID Mutual Aid UK – volunteering

Covid Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the Covid-19 outbreak in the UK. We focus on providing resources and connecting people to their nearest local groups, willing volunteers and those in need.

Want to find a group in your area? Check out their live group listings

https://covidmutualaid.org/local-groups/

Looking for guidance and resources on how to support your community? They have a wide range of resources and guides to help local mutual aid groups.

https://covidmutualaid.org/resources/

Registering your group with https://covidmutualaid.org/ will mean that concerned relatives from further afield can contact you if required.

  • County Wide

Oxfordshire Community Foundation – available funds

A new community resilience fund for Oxfordshire will be made available to allow the vital third sector in Oxfordshire to respond better and recover stronger. More details to follow soon as well as how you can donate.

https://oxfordshire.org/

Age UK Oxfordshire – advice, information and support for older people

AgeUK Oxfordshire, has launched a new, free of charge telephone support service offering advice and assistance to older people concerned during this time. For more information visit  www.ageuk.org.uk/oxfordshire/

MIND – advice, information and support for your wellbeing

You might be worried about coronavirus and how it could affect your life. This may include being asked to stay at home or avoid other people.  This might feel difficult or stressful. But there are lots of things you can try that could help your wellbeing.  For advice, information and support, visit:

www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

Oxfordshire Association for the Blind (OAB) – advice, information and support for anyone with a visual impairment

OAB are not running any face to face services and their resource centre is closed.  They will be providing telephone and email support for anyone who has a visual impairment, providing a listening ear and trying to help with any solutions at this time.

Contact details:

Tel: 01865 725595 / 07936 341444

info@oxeyes.org.uk 

www.oxeyes.org.uk

 

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