Coronavirus community action

This page uses information supplied by Reading Voluntary Action.

List of local Coronavirus crisis support groups

Map of local Coronavirus crisis support groups

Are you a small local group offering crisis support that would like to be listed on the RNN website? Register your group with RNN as offering help here.

One Reading Community Hub Action Line

One Reading Community Hub

Where can I volunteer?
How can I help in my neighbourhood?

Support and advice for groups

Contingency planning and adapting your services
Employment and staff
Funding for coronavirus response
Online training and data protection
RVA services
  • RVA Advice Service: if your organisation needs advice or support contact advice@rva.org.uk. We are continuing to offer our advice service remotely through email, telephone and Google Hangouts.
  • RVA News: If you would like us to publicise updates about your services via RVA news and the RVA website, please email them to info@rva.org.uk. We’ll be sending RVA News more regularly during the coronavirus outbreak – if you’re not already subscribed to the newsletter, sign up here.
  • Team Reading Coronavirus Response Volunteers: if your organisation is registered with RVA and needs some extra volunteer support please email steve.hendry@rva.org.uk.
  • Social Prescribing: if you have received support from the Social Prescribing service in the past and would like us to get in touch again, please email social.prescribing@rva.org.uk. If you are a professional looking to make a referral, we are continuing to take these at the normal address  readingsocial.prescribing@nhs.net.

Support for individuals and families

Keeping in touch online
Employment, self-employment and benefits
Managing anxiety and wellbeing
Where can I find up-to-date and accurate information?

This page was last updated on 2 April 2020 with:
  • links to information about new funds and funder responses to the coronavirus outbreak (see funding).
  • a link to information about being active at home from Get Berkshire Active.
  • a link to NCVO guidance on involving and managing volunteers during the coronavirus outbreak  (see support and advice for groups).
  • a link to new government guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (see managing anxiety and wellbeing).