Read the special edition of Lambeth Talk

30 March 2020

Written by: Lambeth Council

Campaigns - Council statements and updates - Health and Wellbeing - Voluntary and community sector

A new special coronavirus crisis edition of ‘Lambeth Talk’ can be read now and will be delivered to residents across the borough from 2 April.

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Read the special edition of Lambeth Talk

Lambeth have put together a special coronavirus crisis edition of ‘Lambeth Talk’, containing multi-lingual advice and sign-posting of support/guidance from the council and Public Health England (PHE) on COVID-19, as well as information on the many Food Banks and other VCS organisations which are assisting the community at this time (including how to donate or volunteer).

Hand delivery

The magazine will be delivered by hand starting at the beginning of April. The delivery team have been attributed “Key worker status” and will have masks and gloves, hand sanitiser and social distancing measures including working alone and picking up stock from pre agreed locations.

Page-by-page guide

  • Washing your hands – when and how in words and instagrams
  • “Lambeth United” message from the Leader of Lambeth Council, Cllr Jack Hopkins
  • Helpline for those who are, or become, vulnerable during the pandemic
  • Council Tax intervention update, including where to find help making an application
  • Help organisations including Lambeth Mutual Aid groups, the GAIA Centre for people fleeing domestic violence, employment support and advice
  • How you can help as a volunteer, including how to register as a volunteer and how to donate food to a foodbank
  • Advice on washing, social distancing and more in lambeth community languages, and where to find more help in translation
  • New Crowdfund Lambeth projects and how Crowdfunder is extending the scheme to make money available for schemes tackling the Covid-19 crisis
  • Maintaining your wellbeing if you’re working from home or self-isolating, including managing stress, coping with the news, keeping active and overcoming loneliness
  • Reminder of what ‘essential travel’ means.

Read the latest edition

Read the special edition of Lambeth Talk.