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This advice tracker logs the number of people on the citizens advice website, what they're searching for and what resources are trending. A fantastic resource to support our understanding of what the needs is now.
Follow the developments in the news addressing access to justice issues.
In the wake of COVID-19 RCJ Advice and Rights of Women have expanded their FLOWS services to women experiencing domestic abuse and the frontline organisations who support them.
The Access to Justice Foundation and the London Legal Support Trust are launching and running an Emergency Advice Appeal to raise money for the pro bono and legal advice sectors. They are asking individuals and organisations to donate what they can, all donations are matched up to £200,000 creating a total pot of £400,000 to support the sector.
Teh Refugee Action Coronavirus Asylum Handbook draws together frontline organisations’ current and longer-term approaches and strategies to adapting their services and delivering support. It is not designed to be a service directory or map operational updates but it will signpost to the excellent advice, resources and policy updates that have been produced and are already in the public domain.
Maternity Action will be hosting another webinar on Wednesday 8 April, from 2-3pm, covering rights at work and benefits for pregnant women and their families in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. This webinar is targeted specifically at advisers to assist you in sharing accurate and up to date information with your service users.
As part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic we're publishing our bimonthly newsletters. You can join the LIP Network for free to access our member only resources and get our updates direct to your inbox. April's newsletter (Supporting you through challenges and changes) can be found here.
Quartet Community Foundation sets up Coronavirus Response Fund for Local Communities in the West of England
Published 03/04/2020 by Annie Pan
In response to the COVID-19 Crisis, the Quartet Community Foundation is calling for donations that will be directed towards providing essential support for vulnerable members of communities who may struggle with the impact and disruption brought by the pandemic in the coming months.
Law for Life have just created an Advicenow 'know-how' linking to guidance that is out so far on video hearings.
Throughout April, Charity Digital will be publishing a range of content designed to help charities gain vital cyber security skills via the Cyber Essentials program to help individuals and organisations keep systems and devices secure
In response to many advice agencies moving their services to telephone only, Advocate has launched an online application form that can be accessed directly from its website, removing the need to be signed off by an advice agency, MP or lawyer.
With new social distancing rules in place, we're now confined to working from our homes. This has some profound implications on how charities operate from a digital technology perspective. This podcast discusses how you can get your charity up to speed to support remote working through COVID-19, what tech can help you stay connected to colleagues, donors and networks and how we can operate in a secure, collaborative and productive manner.
Charity Digital's next webinar (23 April, 1-2pm) aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to implement accessibility technology into your organisation, and shares why implementing this technology and building an accessibility strategy into your business is essential to sector inclusivity, your charity’s service delivery and recruiting the best possible employees for your organisation.
As part of their "In This Together" campaign Crisis are delivering a grants programme which supports local homelessness organisations with grants of up to £50,000 across the UK to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, including emergency grants up to £5000 to pay for things people have told us they urgently need.
United Voices of the World Union has a range of guidance, in English and Spanish, to help workers make sense of their rights, access support and get up to date information about COVID-19.
Young Legal Aid Lawyers is convening a special virtual meeting on Wednesday 8 April 2020 at 6.30pm via Zoom, to discuss pressing human rights and access to justice issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blackbaud have compiled a list of resources to help charities keep up their fundraising momentum during this turbulent time. Their Coronavirus Fundraising Resources Hub, includes a COVID-19 response guide, virtual fundraising events.
Planning for the future can be difficult at the best of times but add a global pandemic and a complete restructure of the way we interact as a society into the mix and it gets a little trickier. This blog sets out things for us to think about any plan for over the next crucial six months.
The GLA has created an access point for London's charities, community groups and social enterprises looking for digital support. The form filters to volunteers and organisations who are able to assist working remotely and delivering services online.
The Society for Computers and Law has joined with HMCTS and the Tech Nation, LawTech Delivery Panel to establish Remote Courts Worldwide, a global initiative to help public court services cope with coronavirus and support the development of remote alternatives to traditional court hearings