7 April, 2020


Crisis has established an emergency grants fund to support local groups who are financially affected by additional demands on their resources and who have expanded their provision to meet the current needs of those experiencing homelessness across the UK. 

What grants can organisations apply for?

7 April, 2020


Bristol City Council has reaffirmed its support for those struggling to pay their council tax during the COVID-19 crisis.

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the council already offered reductions to those who might be struggling due to financial difficulties.

Now the council is reassuring residents that it will extend this support to those finding it difficult to pay as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.


Advice on door-to-door contact for volunteers responding to Coronavirus.



Advice on maintaining good mental health and wellbeing for volunteers and volunteer coordinators.


A template Volunteer Role Description to adapt for your organisation or group.

This is designed to be used with a Volunteer Induction overview and a template Volunteer Agreement.


A Volunteer Agreement template to adapt for your organisation/group.

There's also a Volunteer Induction overview designed to be used with this Volunteer Agreement and a template Volunteer Role Description.



An overview of what should be included in a volunteer induction to adapt for your organisation or group.

There's also a template Volunteer Agreement and Volunteer Role Description for adpating to your group's specific roles.


3 April, 2020


A new community initiative has been launched that enables people to lend their cars to key workers and the voluntary sector during the COVID-19 crisis.

The initiative, known as Karshare, provides roadworthy, clean and insured vehicles that the voluntary sector can use free of charge to maintain essential services for the vulnerable.


An overview for volunteers and organisations supporting vulnerable people during Coronavirus.

An overview of safeguarding for volunteers in the context of community responses to Coronavirus.


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