Useful resources during lockdown

From using online health services to staying safe, from Food Banks to puzzles, and from reading groups to tools for staying in touch with friends and family, we have pulled together some relevant links to websites which could help you during these challenging times. Stay safe.


Practical COVID 19 advice

Information on COVID-19 from Government

Information on COVID-19 from NHS

Citizens Advice Bureau guidance on COVID-19

Information on COVID-19 from Which?


Universal Credit/benefits advice

Understanding Universal Credit – government advice


Getting Online

Advice from Citizens Online for getting set up online

Further online support resources from Citizens Online 


Indoor leisure activities

A great range of games and puzzles from Digital Unite 

Daily online quiz from Goose’s Quizzes

‘Games for the Brain’ site – a variety of fun games and puzzles

Games for those with poorer sight or physical disabilities from Supercarers

Reading Groups for Everyone


Food and nutrition websites

British Nutrition Foundation

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

BBC food


Mental health websites


Time To Change

NHS mental health tips


Physical wellbeing and exercise

NHS fitness studio

Walking advice from Walks Around Britain 


Connecting with and getting help from your local neighbourhood

Discover your neighbourhood – website from NextDoor


General helpful online resources

Support resources from University College London

A range of COVID-19 related resources from Digital Unite

Reviews and Guides from Diversity and Ability

COVID-19 information and resources compiled by Google

Information on COVID-19 related scams from National Trading Standards 

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