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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)

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

  • Befriending phone services: contact Ageing Well in Lewisham 

  • Community Connections Lewisham: Mental health drop-ins and connection to groups, activities and services in the community.

Practical support (shopping, digital, errands):

  • Lewisham Local: Best first stop for advice and support

  • Community Connections Lewisham: Connects you with groups, activities and                          services in your local community, including befriending, transport and mental health                 Tel: 0330 058 3464 (M-F 9:30am-4pm)                                                                 

  • Thames Water: payment support and FREE priority services for extra assistance

  • 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: A free home library delivery service to residents who are           disabled, ill, older or a carer.                                                                                                     Contact: 020 8314 6254/020 8314 8642;              

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Practical support
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