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.


Vaccination programme now open to all unvaccinated adults in Reading

Anyone in Reading who is 18 or over and has not had any doses of the vaccine can get their first dose at Reading Borough Council Civic Offices, Bridge Street RG1 2LU, until 9 July. Read more here.

Covid surge testing in Reading
  • Read more on the RBC website here – includes translated letters to residents in  Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Mandarin, Nepali, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Turkish and Urdu.
Covid-19 community testing programme open to voluntary sector staff and volunteers in Reading
Vaccine rollout
One Reading Community Hub
  • Call the One Reading Community Hub to be connected with volunteers, organisations and services who can support you during the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Call 01189 373797 (freephone) from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
  • Reading Deaf Centre SMS: 07704 687298 or Fax: 0118 950 0507.
Accessible information
Support and advice for groups
Support for individuals and families
  • Our support for individuals and families page has information on keeping in touch online, managing anxiety and wellbeing and much more.
  • If you are feeling lonely, our Ready Friends Toolkit has been updated with three new sections: live online meetups, telephone and video befriending and storytelling, podcasts and audiobooks.
Where can I volunteer?
These pages were last updated on 6 July 2021.