Support, Resources and Services – England
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.
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.
Law for Life have just created an Advicenow 'know-how' linking to guidance that is out so far on video hearings.
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.
For all things housing law check out the specialist Nearly Legal website for England, run by solicitors and barristers practising in the field. The site provides information, updates and discussion on housing and landlord & tenant law. Issues covered include homelessness, possession and forfeiture, unlawful eviction, disrepair and housing fitness, regulation and licensing, service and major works charges, right to manage and anything else that interests us. Contents include frequent case reports, updates on statute law, guides and key documents.
Maternity Action are continually updating their website with advice and FAQs on rights and benefits in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the outbreak of coronavirus in the UK, the Mayor of London’s office want to know whether you are producing, or are aware of, other sources of advice for low-income Londoners that the hub could signpost to.
The Employment Rights Hub will act as a central point of employment rights information, signposting users to trusted sources of advice such as Citizens Advice and TUC and will advise citizens on the benefit of joining a union.
GamCare is to set up a nationwide programme to address the unique challenges women face due to issues with gambling.