COVID-19: helpful resources

03 April 2020

We've gathered together some useful links to resources and support.

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a variety of challenges to daily life. There are many services and groups that have mobilised to support people and communities in these challenging and ever-changing times.

It’s important to make sure quality, up-to-date and accurate sources of information are available in order to help everyone keep themselves and others safe and well. Below are some useful resources:

For up-to-date health information see NHS inform’s website section on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The latest government advice and statistics on the number of cases in Scotland is on the Scottish Government website.

The Ready Scotland website has lots of useful signposting to information on how you can help your neighbours, friends and family, how to sign up for volunteering and how to access additional support if you need it.  There is also specific advice and information for community groups

Information for professionals and organisations is on the Health Protection Scotland website

The SCVO website has lots of useful information and contacts for third-sector organisations. 

Volunteer-led Mutual Aid UK is supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK.

Accessing and offering help in Glasgow 

Glasgow City Council and the city's Health & Social Care Partnership have teamed up with Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector (GCVS) and Volunteer Glasgow to create a hub which people can contact for help or to volunteer their services. 

A new helpline has been set up to act as a single point of contact for anyone seeking or offering help which can be reached on 0141 345 0543. 

Access the latest advice and information from Glasgow City Council.