Health and wellbeing Coronavirus - Health advice

BAME COVID-19 support services in Manchester

Feed My City are delivering free vegetarian curries to people in need.  They can be contacted on 0300 365 3101.

Caribbean & African community

CAHN COVID-19 support helpline has been set up offering information & advice, food and practical support for people from the Caribbean & African community.  Contact 0771 002 2382 between 6am and midnight or email:

You can also complete a survey regarding Covid 19 which will feed into ongoing research, it has several links to resources available nationally.

NESTAC is a charitable community organisation supporting BAME communities in the North of England, including refugees and asylum seekers.  Please contact 07862 279289 / 07894 126157 Open seven days a week from 10am-6pm.  You can also text the word ‘HELP’ and someone will get back to you.  Their email address is

Muslim Council For Britain

There is an extensive list of suport services available including prescription collection, halal food support, advise during Ramadan and COVID-19 related advice.

European Nationals in Manchester 

Europa has links to support and information for European Nationals in Manchester here

The Polish Community 

Polish over 50’s; Europa has support and advice for Polish over 50’s.  Polish people can ring 0161 826 3177 between 10am-2pm from Monday to Thursday to talk to Polish staff. Callers can discuss whatever they like, including EUSS (European Union Settlement Scheme) or welfare advice, or concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Roma/Gypsy Community 

Europa has a dedicated phone number 07561 366272 which will be open Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm and clients will be able to leave voice messages outside these times.  This line has been set up to ensure basic needs are met during COVID-19.  Europa have now appointed a bilingual Roma Advocacy Worker to provide phone advocacy support and signposting services.

Jewish Community

Jewish Representative Council of Manchester has has advice and support during COVID-19

South Asian Community 

The South Asian Health Foundation has resources and information in community languages.

Sikh Community

Sikh Community members can get help and advice.

Free cooked meals available for delivery to vulnerable households by contactseveral Sikh organisations and Gurdwaras are providing mobile langar.

LGBT Community 

The LGBT Foundation has a link to services and support available during the pandemic.

The Race Equality Foundation

The Race Equality Foundation has some useful information and links to national resources.

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