This page has been created with the vision to share helpful, supportive, and accessible resource during this challenging time.

Coronavirus: Think Global, Act Local for protecting:

  • you;
  • our NHS;
  • and the most vulnerable.

Our wellbeing, mental health and safety is at risk during this challenging time. It is very common to feel concerned, anxious or scared about our current situation.

If you would like support or advice you may wish to contact a support service through their helplines:

Samaritans 116 123

Equality Advisory & Support Service 0808 800 0082

Citizens Advice 03444 111 444

Money Advice Service 0800 138 7777

Age UK 0800 678 1602

Maternity Action 0808 802 0029

Mind 0300 123 3393

Equality for Disabled people, Scope 0808 800 3333

Switchboard – LGBT+ Helpline 0300 330 0630

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (24/7) response line 0300 303 1320

Find the support and help you need from our database of available help:

The Diversity Trust: Mental Health & Wellbeing

One You: Home workouts

One You: Staying at home tips

Rethink: Managing your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

BBC News: Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

Mind: Coronavirus and your wellbeing

MindLine Trans + Helpline: for Transgender People

South Gloucestershire Council: guidance for communities

South Gloucestershire Council: Covid19 service updates

Stonewall campaigns for equality for LGBT+ people

Switchboard provides a one stop listening service for LGBT+ people

Jobcentre Plus: if you need financial support

Local Government Association: Coronavirus information for councils

Spark & Co. resource hub designed to help those from BAME backgrounds

Mental Health, Housing and Financial Guide for Veterans

Find your local council: for grant information and volunteering opportunities:

Read our latest blog post from our guest blogger David Sully on mental health and wellbeing during the lockdown:

Submission of Evidence

The Diversity Trust has submitted evidence to the Women and Equality Committee on the impact of Covid-19 / Coronavirus on people with protected characteristics. The paper has been co-authored by the South Gloucestershire Equalities Voice which is made up of equality-led organisations working across South Gloucestershire.  Read the paper here.

Vaccination Information Leaflet

For more information and FAQs on the vaccine/s, click here.