There is a range of support available for people who are self-isolating or struggling to cope during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) emergency.
However, if you need help in finding the right support, our contact number is 08085 834333.
On this page:
This map can be used to find organisations supporting the Coventry citywide response.
To use this map zoom in to view the organisations operating in your area. Types of support available are shown as advice and support groups, mutual aid groups, emergency food, or food delivery.
Please check with organisations directly for their most up to date opening hours.
If you need urgent help with food due to COVID-19 call 08085 834 333 for support.
The government may advise more restrictive formal shielding measures for the clinically extremely vulnerable in the worst affected very high alert areas, based on advice from the Chief Medical Officer. This will only apply to some very high alert areas, and the government will write to you separately to inform you if you are advised to shield. You are not advised to follow this revised shielding advice unless you receive a new shielding notification advising you to do so.
Coventry is currently not a very high alert area. Find out more about local COVID alert levels.
During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) emergency, all known rough sleepers and people using night shelters in Coventry had been offered accommodation. This includes those with No Recourse to Public Funds.
Coventry City Council’s Community Resilience team has assisted Langar Aid to secure two grants from Crisis (homeless charity) and the Heart of England Community Foundation that will assist them with feeding homeless people and families during the current pandemic
Not many of us are used to spending so much time within the confines of our own home. On top of this many of you will be combining home working with looking after children and trying to keep them occupied. Here are a few things we thought might be of interest to you, or worth mentioning to people you know who may be struggling with how to manage staying at home:
You might be worried about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how it could affect your life. This may include having to stay at home and avoid other people. This might feel difficult or stressful but there is lots of advice and things you could try that could help.
Our Family Hubs across the city are posting hints, tips and support on their Facebook pages:
Our libraries are offering click and collect book bundles, free ebooks and audiobooks, and online resources.
We want to make sure that the most vulnerable are safe while they are self-isolating. Here are some things to think about while you are observing social distancing and are offered, or need support during this time:
If you’re not sure about the person offering you help, ask them to leave their details and talk to someone you trust about it.