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Enfield stands together

Our community response

We are building community resilience in Enfield in response to the coronavirus crisis.

This is a challenging time for everyone. We want to help local people to support one another and provide essential services to people who need it.

Enfield Council and Enfield Voluntary Action have brought together key local partners and organisations so that we have a coordinated effort across our borough to organise volunteers and those who need help.

This includes our local NHS partners, Enfield Carer’s Centre, Age UK, Citizens Advice Enfield. In the coming days we plan to link up with many more local organisations and groups so that we can build on the fantastic work already being done across the borough.

It is important that all our efforts to help those in need are organised through the local authority so that we can act in line with a spread prevention approach. We are working with our local NHS partners and many community charities.

This is your first stop to find out how you can get involved or access help.

I want to help

If you would like to register to volunteer in your local community, please complete our COVID-19 volunteer form.

The purpose of this form is to collect your contact details so we can help connect people in communities. We also ask some other questions to find out more about the kind of help you can give. Enfield Voluntary Action will be in touch with you soon to talk about how you can help.

I need help

If you are currently isolated at home and need some practical support, please complete our COVID-19 community support request form, and Enfield Council will help to connect you to a volunteer in your community.

All requests will be triaged in accordance with need and we will prioritise the most vulnerable in the first instance:

  • Over 70's
  • People extremely vulnerable to coronavirus

The purpose of this form is to collect your contact details so we can help connect you to support from a volunteer in your community. We also ask some other questions to find out more about the kind of help you need. If you can get support from family or friends in the meantime, please continue to do so.

If you need any help completing this form, please contact Enfield Council on 020 3821 1966. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm, and Saturday to Sunday 10am to 2pm.

London Community Response

London funders are making funding available to local community organisations who are seeking to help with the community response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Visit London Community Response to see more information about how you may be able to receive funding to help local people with food and essentials at this difficult time.

Keeping safe

Some things to remember to keep safe:

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) is contagious - avoid physical contact and wash hands regularly
  • Leave any items being delivered on the doorstep rather than going into someone’s home or inviting them in
  • Share information on any allergies
  • We suggest you don't exchange bank details with other people in your community. If you need to pay for something, please only exchange cash
  • You should continue at all times to follow the advice being given by Public Health England

We know this is an extremely anxious time for everyone. We are heartened that our community in Enfield is already pulling together and we will continue to work to build more resilience and be prepared.

Thank you for your support and dedication to ensuring Enfield remains a caring and vibrant community.

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