COVID-19 support

Easton Community Centre is the COVID-19 support hub for Easton ward, find more info for those sheilding and vulnerable.

Easton Community Centre is the designated Community Hub for Easton ward. We have been supporting vulnerable community members since March 2020 with food parcels, shopping, befriending and more.

We are working with Bristol City Council, Somali Kitchen, a host of local organisations and a team of dedicated local volunteers to support the communities of Easton and Lawrence Hill through the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

How do you build a team during a lockdown

​The following city-wide services are available…

We Are Bristol Helpline

0800 694 0184

People in urgent need can call the #WeAreBristol helpline to receive food, medicine and other necessities:
0800 694 0184 (8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday, and 10am – 2pm Saturday and Sunday)

Bristol City Council

Bristol City Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to know.

A range of information and about local and national services related to COVID-19

Bristol City Council

Can Do Bristol

Become a volunteer.

Register on the Can Do Bristol website and find local volunteering opportunities.

The Plough community care package

Fresh fruit and veg to those in need. The Plough are providing a free fresh fruit and veg delivery service across Bristol. If you are struggling to make ends meet, are self isolating or not able to get out. If you can please buy one this money goes towards supporting someone that can’t afford it.

Bristol City Council

Baraka Community Café and Houria Catering meal deal

Stock up your freezer with delicious meals from a very hard working team. You can get a selection of meals from Houria Catering and our Baraka Community Café volunteers. At £3 each you can now order as many or as little as you like, we only deliver if it is 5 meals or more (so £15 worth of food). Message them on Facebook or Instagram or email cafe@ecfc.org.uk to put in your order.

Bristol City Council

Age UK Bristol

Coronavirus Support Hub 0117 929 7537

The Support Hub provides help for older people and their families to deal with the impact of coronavirus. The Support Hub provides a range of different support for older people via our helpline, including Practical Support, Emotional Support and Virtual Activities.

COVID Resources in different languages

CASS have resources in 13 different languages about both protecting yourself from COVID-19, and about supporting your mental health during the pandemic.

Bristol City Council

Mental health helplines

Independent Mental Health Network and the Clinical Commissioning Group have produced this leaflet of mental health helplines in Bristol.

Bristol City Council

Business Grants

Did you know that if your business is open as usual but experiencing decreased demand due to lockdown, you can apply for an Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) from Bristol City Council?

Navigator Service to support disabled people during the pandemic

Contact WECIL on 0117 949 9919 or navigators@wecil.co.uk. You can also fill out the referral form on their website: http://orlo.uk/kRJuJ

Are you ok?

If you are worried about someone you know, find advice and support to help them on the Are you ok? website.

Bristol Mind

If you need emotional support, call Bristol Mind Line on 0808 808 0330, open seven nights a week, 7pm to 11pm

COVID-19 vaccine

Your questions answered by Healthwatch.

CHAS Bristol

0117 935 1260

Despite this new lockdown, CHAS Bristol are open and here to help with any housing problems you’re facing; such as homelessness, eviction, rent debt, poor housing conditions or issue with a landlord.

St Pauls Advice Service

0117 955 2981 or email enquiry@stpaulsadvice.org.uk

Specialist debt, welfare benefits and immigration advice.

Recent projects…

Eastside Connect

Eastside Connect

Eastside Connect is a peer-to-peer group for people over 55. Members share their wealth of experience, knowledge, lived experience and skills, with others.

Community Event Fund

Community Event Fund

The Community Events Fund is for individuals and groups wanting to build community. It aims to bring people together and reduce isolation.

Thank You Awards

Thank You Awards

Thank You Awards dinner and awards ceremony to celebrate the local people and businesses who go above and beyond.