St Jude's CoE Primary

Support during school closure

Are you experiencing financial hardship due to loss of earnings, you might be entitled to Universal Credit. Please note application times are currently being processed as quickly as possible. Try to claim outside of peak time if you want to call and speak to an advisor
https://www.gov.uk/apply-universal-credit  

Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) to help with housing costs if you already receive Housing Benefit or the housing element of Universal Credit
https://www.southwark.gov.uk/benefits-and-support/housing-benefit/get-extra-help  
Apply for Council Tax reduction if you're struggling to meet financial obligations and your circumstances have changed.
https://forms.southwark.gov.uk/ShowForm.asp?fm_fid=1051  
Southwark Emergency Support Fund
https://www.southwark.gov.uk/benefits-and-support/emergency-support  
Southwark Hardship Fund
https://www.southwark.gov.uk/benefits-and-support/hardship-fund  
Volunteer group supporting local communities.
https://covidmutualaid.org/  
Covid 19 Mutual Support Group - Facebook link
https://www.facebook.com/groups/833177740485170/permalink/833857367083874/?hc_location=ufi  
Volunteer opportunities
http://communitysouthwark.org/get-involved/covid-19-supporting-vcs-local-communities/covid-19-volunteering-vacancies 
Food access for those who are self isolating
https://www.southwark.gov.uk/health-and-wellbeing/public-health/for-the-public/coronavirus/food-access?chapter=13  
Struggling to afford food - includes foodbanks and link to South Emergency Support Fund
https://www.southwark.gov.uk/health-and-wellbeing/public-health/for-the-public/coronavirus/food-access#I%20am%20unable%20to%20afford%20food  
Share food with your neighbours and beyond - App link
https://olioex.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI1NHxsoyz6AIVmKztCh26JATKEAAYASAAEgL43fD_BwE  #
Mental Health and wellbeing - Lots of links and advice
https://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/  
https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/urgent-support/  
Worried about someone vulnerable - contact details
covidsupport@southwark.gov.uk or call 020 7525 5000
THE COUNCIL HAVE SUSPENDED ALL DEBT RECOVERY RELATING TO COUNCIL TAX, BUSINESS RATES AND COUNCIL RELATED RENT
Debt advice and support
https://www.stepchange.org/ 
https://www.citizensadvicesouthwark.org.uk/
https://www.nationaldebtline.org/  
Non emergency police - reports and updates
101
 
NHS Direct
111
Police - in the event of an emergency
Fire Brigade - in the event of an emergency
Ambulance - in the event of an emergency
999