Help and support is available if you've been affected by coronavirus.
- Test and trace support payment – You may be entitled to a payment of £500 if you have been told to stay at home and self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace
- Council Tax Support – You may be eligible if your income has been affected by COVID-19.
- Local Welfare Support Scheme – We have a limited fund to support the most vulnerable Merton residents with short term severe financial difficulties.
- Turn2Us – A national charity helping people when times get tough.
Help and support
Carers Support Merton – Providing support to unpaid carers, both adults and young people.
Merton Dementia Hub – Providing support for people with dementia as well as their families and carers.
AECHO – Providing support for anyone from Afro/Caribbean and other ethnicities feeling worried, afraid or lonely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Association for Polish Family – Providing advice, information and guidance including on Covid19 related issues. The service is available in Polish/English from 9am – 2pm Monday-Friday.
Merton Community Transport – Offering food collection and transport for groups, organisations or individuals.
Merton Growbaby – Providing good quality, new and second-hand, baby clothes and equipment.
Employment and training
Children with special educational needs or disabilities
People with disabilities
British Sign Language (BSL) users