To protect yourself and others, it’s really important that everyone follows the Government advice. However, it doesn’t mean that you’re alone.
If you’re looking for some additional support for you or someone you know, here’s a list of organisations who may be able to offer help and advice.
This page will be updated as more resources become available.
You can also click to find out more about how to help in your community.
0800 111 4000
National Assistance helpline
We recognise that this is a challenging time and that some people will need extra support to access essentials such as food and medicine, this includes those who are self isolating to stop the spread of Coronavirus. If you need support, and can’t get this from friends or family, the National Assistance Helpline is there to help and can be reached on 0800 111 4000. You can pass this number on to someone you are supporting or call on their behalf Monday-Friday, from 9am-5pm.
Please remember this helpline is dedicated to helping those who cannot leave their home and who cannot get help online.
Domestic abuse and sexual violence
Support for anyone experiencing domestic abuse or forced marriage or anyone affected by sexual violence.
Information on coronavirus as well as resources and support for those with learning disabilities or their carers.
Gypsy / traveller community
Information and guidance has been produced for Gypsy, Traveller and Liveaboard Boater communities on coronavirus.
- Ethnic minority National Resilience Network or 0141 255 2133
Advice for businesses
If you run a business in Scotland, you can get advice by calling the Scottish Government helpline:
- 0300 303 0660
The helpline is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm. Callers should select option 1 to speak to the COVID-19 team.
You can also check Find Business Support website for the latest information and advice.