Over 1,000 households in Croydon have now received food parcels or financial support and advice from a partnership between the council, community and local volunteers in response to COVID-19.
With a national shortage of PPE, Croydon Council is appealing to local businesses for donations of personal protective equipment (PPE), to boost its supplies and help protect the borough’s frontline health and social care workers. The council is working hard to source additional supplies for the hundreds of carers that are continuing to deliver much-needed health, social care and support to some of Croydon’s most vulnerable residents.
“As we move into the second week of lockdown we continue to build on and strengthen on Croydon’s united response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Yesterday I joined council cabinet members and […]
The council’s free job, training, and recruitment service is seeking staff for a wide range of roles as local businesses create new positions amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Voluntary and community groups who are providing support for vulnerable residents during the Covid-19 pandemic can now apply for grants of up to £10k from a new council fund.
Our #CroydonTogether campaign to recognise and thank all those supporting their community during the Covid-19 pandemic has received a warm welcome in its first week. From notes of thanks left for Croydon’s bin men on their rounds; to shout-outs for staff in the NHS; rainbows in windows and flowers in gardens, @YourCroydon has been inundated with expressions of gratitude and respect for those on the frontline.
New schemes have been introduced to help residents struggling to pay their council tax as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Croydon Council is contacting local businesses to verify their details so grant payments can be made to support them through the disruption caused by Coronavirus.
Croydon Council has today launched the #CroydonTogether campaign to recognise and support the efforts of all those working to care for, help and support their community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you are a nurse or doctor in the NHS; a teacher; a council worker supporting children or the elderly, collecting bins or cleaning streets; a community volunteer - or simply, a being good friend or neighbour – we want to hear from you.
Croydon Council will begin delivering food parcels to hundreds of the borough’s most vulnerable residents from next week under its support for all who need it during coronavirus restrictions.