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Below we summarised the different support available for those living in Nottingham area.

The Warm House Hub – If sending more time at home is increasing the cost of your utility bills – The Warm Homes Hub could help you reduce your heating costs, improve the comfort and warmth in your home and provide valuable advice to help you tackle your bills. Their COVID-19 support includes benefits checks, energy comparisons and tariff switching, bill discounts, support with broken/faulty heating, food and fuel vouchers and more.

The Grief Line – A 24 hour, 7 days a week helpline has been set up by Nottinghamshire Hospice to support those who have been bereaved and are in need of support. They are offering emotional support (not counselling or trauma work, but more of a listening ear), as well as practical help, food deliveries, medication collection and more. The number is 0800 111 4451, or you can email griefline@nottshospice.org

Domestic Violence and Abuse support – Equation have produced a series of FAQs and resources on supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence and abuse through this crisis (including information on reporting safely). You can also call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247 – The number is open 24-hours a day and is free and in confidential.

St Ann’s and Sneinton Foodbank – St Ann’s and Sneinton Foodbank will soon be accepting clothes and rags donations. They will accept clothes and rags in any condition but they need to be washed.

Dance4 Emergency Support – Dance4 is offering Emergency Support for dance professionals in the East Midlands region – with payments of £250 available. The scheme will be run on a rolling weekly basis throughout May for as long as funds are available.

Financial help and wellbeing – The Ask Lion website has put together a page of information to help people manage their finances during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Age UK – Age UK have put together some simple exercises for people who want to be active but find it exercise difficult.

Youth Sport Trust – To support parents and schools The Youth Sport Trust have made a number of free resources available that use sport to help improve children’s wellbeing.

Volunteers – NCVS have set up a Coronavirus Emergency Resources page where you can register to volunteer for local community groups and voluntary organisations. If you are a local group who are in need of volunteers you can email davet@nottinghamcvs.co.uk 

If you know about any other support available locally or regionally please do not hesitate to message us at info@mojatu.com

 

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