Volunteering to help others during the Covid-19 epidemic

In response to constituents who have been in touch about helping vulnerable people during this emergency for our country, Theresa Villiers has published the following information on volunteering during the Covid crisis.

Volunteering Barnet

https://volunteeringbarnet.org.uk/.

Email: enquiry@volunteeringbarnet.org.uk

Tel: 0300 365 9960

FIN Friend In Need, East Barnet

https://www.fin-eastbarnet.org.uk/welcome.htm

Email Jesse on jesse@fin-eastbarnet.org.uk

Tel: 020 8449 8225.

Age UK Barnet

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/barnet/activities-and-events/social-isolation-links-pagee/

Email: info@ageukbarnet.org.uk

Tel: 020 8203 5040

These details can be used both to offer to volunteer and to alert Age UK to a vulnerable person who needs their help with grocery deliveries etc.

Community Barnet

https://www.communitybarnet.org.uk/portfolio/covid-19-resources-aid-you…

Email: info@communitybarnet.org.uk

National NHS volunteer scheme (run by the Royal Voluntary Service)

The sign-up page for the national volunteering scheme to support the NHS is:

https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHS

The reaction to this appeal for help was so massive (around 750,000 have signed up) this is temporarily closed to new volunteers, but it may re-open again at a later stage.

Barnet Council

Information on local matters relating to Covid-19 can be found on Barnet Council’s website:

https://www.barnet.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-information-and-a…

The council have set up a referral hub for vulnerable people in the borough. You can refer people to them who need help using these details:

Email: covid19support@barnet.gov.uk

Telephone: 0808 281 3210

Please note that this hub (and these contact details) are for non-health related matters. For NHS health advice on Covid-19, click here.

Offers of help from businesses on supplying Covid-19 related services or equipment

If you are a business and want to take part in national efforts to tackle Covid-19, for example by supplying additional equipment such as PPE and alcohol hand gel, please fill out the form at this link:

https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/L5B32S/

If you want to get involved in producing more ventilators, you can find information here:

https://ventilator.herokuapp.com/

Thank you to everyone who is helping out vulnerable people to get through this emergency for our country.