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Resources to support you during the Covid-19 crisis & beyond


Health and general advice:

     call 0800 231 5453 (Mon to Fri, 9:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4:00pm)

  • Free Your Mind: NHS mental health advice and/or referral to talking therapies.

Wellbeing (exercise, mental health):
  • therapy4healing: offer FREE befriending, talking therapies, physical therapies over
     video, meditations, as well as anxiety and stress coping strategies, and breathing
     and relaxation techniques. Info & self-referral form here.

     resources and activities to explore

  • Mind: Advice on managing stress and self-isolation

  • Qwell: free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service for

     adults from digital mental health pioneers Kooth. Commissoned by South East

    London CCG and accredited by the BACP. Offers early preventative care and support.

  • 60-Up Group: Offer a variety of health and well-being Zoom classes throughout

     the week. 020 3667 3704;

     craft and more!; 020 7639 0214

     activity which focuses on mental health and mindfulness

Practical support (shopping, digital, errands):

     in Lewisham

       Bellingham Mutual Aid

       Tel: 07762 119 359 (9am to 7pm)


  • Computer/ Internet/ IT assistance: Virtual Aid is a telephone service from

     Catbytes CIC. Contact Damian,; 07939 288 079;

     020 8314 4702

     07376 962966

Arts and community:
**(pictured right) Golden Pavilion (Kyoto, Japan), oil, by AWiL member and volunteer, Philip Crump
  •  Lewisham Library Service: Free lending service of books, CDs, DVDs. Register
       to receive a monthly visit from a library staff member who will get to know the things
       you like and take your requests. Find out if you qualify: 020 8314 6254; 020 8314 8642;              
  • The Albany theatre: Celebrating our local area and supporting artists with some
    online events and the Meet Me on the Radio show.  

     this crisis

     section re coronavirus which shows where help is available

Golden Pavilion (Kyoto, Japan).jpg
Practical support
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