This page has a selection of coronavirus specific help and advice offered by different charities and organisations.

To make it easier to find what you are looking for we have grouped these pages based on the main purpose of the charity/ organisation but many of the pages cover multiple areas, particularly around mental health.

General Information

Citizens Advice (benefits, work, housing, law, immigration)

WHO (World Health Organisation)

NHS

Gov UK (government guidance around mental health and wellbeing)

UKRI (UK research and Innovation)

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Accessible Information

Mencap (includes an easy read guide)

Sign Health (has updates in BSL)

HEAR (updates in 20 languages)

Autism Europe (range of guides and languages)

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Samaritans

OCD UK

BEAT eating disorders

Young Minds (support for children and young people)

Anxiety UK

Rethink Mental Illness (transform lives of people affected by mental illness)

Sibs (for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults)

Cruse (bereavement and grief)

The Mix (support for under 25s)

Relate (relationship support)

Addiction

Alcohol Change

We are with you (alcohol, drugs and mental health)

Talk to Frank (honest information about drugs)

Gamcare (gambling)

Neuro-diverse, neurological and SEND

National Autistic Society

As I Am (Ireland autism charity)

Attitude (ADHD)

Sunshine support (parents/carers of children and young people with special educational needs)

Epilepsy Society

Epilepsy Action

The Neurological Alliance

Downs Syndrome Association

AFASIC, voice for life

Cerebra (children and young people with brain conditions, and their families)

Fragile X

Ataxia UK

Physical Health

Age based Support

Age UK

Alzheimer's Society

Dementia UK

Childline

I Can (children's communication charity)

Children and Young People mental health coalition

Bliss (babies born premature or sick)

Community and situation based support

Gingerbread (for single parents)

Groundswell (homeless community)

Carers UK

LGBT foundation

Women's AID (domestic abuse support)

Solace (domestic violence and abuse)

Stonewall (lesbian, gay, bi and trans people)

Mermaids (trans and gender-diverse children and young people)

Farmwell (farming community)

Shelter (housing and homelessness)

Veterans Gateway

NAPAC (survivors of childhood abuse)

Rape Crisis

Friends, Family and Travellers

SWARM (Sex worker advocacy and resistance movement)

Gov UK (guidance for people in prison)

Activities, work and supporting others

NCVO (advice for charities)

NCVO (advice on volunteering/ helping others)

Eventbrite (resources for event organisers)

Autistica (holding accessible online events)

Gov UK (helping others safely)

Samaritans (if you are worried about others)

Harvard Business Review - avoid WFH burnout (article)

Conversation - recovering from burnout (article)

Missing a site that you have found helpful and think others might too?

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These are not recommendations or charities that we are partnered with, and of course not every page is going to be relevant to everyone. Some pages may reference things that you find distressing or triggering so be cautious when visiting sites for the first time.