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Key Resources - Coronavirus

Scottish Government - Coronavirus - Scottish Government overview, including the latest government guidance, links to health advice and Scotland's test numbers, split by Health board.

UK Government – Coronavirus - UK-wide advice and guidelines, as above.

NHS Inform - Latest guidance about COVID-19 from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including social distancing and stay at home advice.

Ready Scotland - Information from the Scottish Government on preparing for and dealing with emergencies, including information about helping your neighbours, friends and family, how to volunteer, where to find additional support, advice for community groups, shopping responsibly and advice for businesses.

Volunteering – Ready Scotland - Information from the Scottish Government's initiative to volunteer and help your community during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Young Scot - Advice and support for young women. Find out more about what's happening and the simple steps you can take to help prevent catching COVID-19 and spreading to others. Also find out more about what you can do if you are feeling anxious and worried, and how you can support others in your community.

Helpline: 0808 801 0338

Age Scotland - Advice and support for older women. Age Scotland has compiled advice for older people and their families on how to avoid exposure to the virus, as well as actions we can all take to help each other.

Helpline: 0800 12 44 222

Parent Club - Advice from the Scottish Government for parents and guardians. Support and guidance relating to family health, well-being, education and safety.

Carers Scotland - This section contains information for carers about advice and help that is available in Scotland to support carers. It intended to complement information produced by Carers UK to support carers across all four nations with specific information that only applies to carers.

Scottish Women’s Aid - Violence Against Women Services. "Scottish Women’s Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. They play a vital role coordinating, influencing and campaigning for effective responses to domestic abuse. They work with a network of 36 specialist local Women’s Aid groups toward a shared vision of a Scotland where domestic abuse is not tolerated."

Helpline: 0800 027 1234

Email: helpline@sdafmh.org.uk

Webchat: www.sdafmh.org.uk

Shakti Women’s Aid - Violence Against Women Services. Shakti Women’s Aid helps BME women, children, and young people experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse from a partner, ex-partner, and/ or other members of the household.

Helpline: 0800 027 1234

Email: helpline@sdafmh.org.uk

Webchat: www.sdafmh.org.uk

Rape Crisis Scotland - Violence Against Women Services. Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS) is the national office for the rape crisis movement in Scotland. The Rape Crisis Scotland National Helpline provides crisis support for anyone in Scotland affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives.

Helpline: 0808 801 0302

Breathing Space - Mental Health Services. Free, confidential, phone service for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. "We are here in times of difficulty to provide a safe and supportive space by listening, offering advice and providing information."

Helpline: 0800 83 85 87

SAMH - Mental Health Services. SAMH is Scotland's national mental health charity. Their website currently features specific advice and guidance for self-help and well-being during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Understanding Universal Credit - Financial advice from the Department for Work and Pensions, with answers to many specific questions and situations regarding coronavirus and claiming benefits.

Money Talk Team - Personalised advice from Citizens Advice Scotland to "help make your money go further."

Telephone: 0800 085 7145

Community Assistance – Coronavirus Community Assistance Directory - The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has created this easy to use and comprehensive Directory to both find and offer support in your community.

Glasgow Helps - Help getting food, medicine, and a wide range of other crisis support - an online directory brought together by Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector.

Ready Scotland - Information and links for Where to Find Additional Support. Includes a large number of specific resources for different groups e.g. pregnant women, those with a disability, carers, and many more groups.

Local Government - Link to find out how to contact your Local Authority and list of their responsibilities.

Test, Track, Isolate, Support - The Scottish Government has launched its "Test, Trace, Isolate, Support" strategy, to minimise an increase in COVID-19 infections should we start to move out of the lockdown period.

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