COVID-19 News & Support Resources

In support of our community, we will keep this section up-to-date with all news, guidance and advice pertinent to our sector concerning the Coronavirus.  Below we will keep all the latest news, updates and resources.

Voluntary Sector COVID-19 Response Survey

Find out how the sector was impacted over the first 3 months of the crisis.  Download the survey results

We are shortly going to release an updated survey to look at what you think the longer-term impact of COVID will be on your organisation.


Delivering safe, face-to-face adult daycare

Published by: Social Care Institute for Excellence

Areas Supported: Service Delivery

Benefiting Groups: Older People (60+), Physical Disabilities, Health Issues

As the restrictions of lockdown are eased, this guide aims to support you, daycare managers, social workers, commissioners and providers, to restart or continue activities. It is focused on the... Read more...

Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 July, 2020 - 15:33


Request PPE (Face Visors)

Published by: CVS Cheshire East

Areas Supported: PPE

Benefiting Groups: Everyone

  Cheshire CCG has sourced face visors (PPE) from local NHS Trusts and they would like to distribute these to VCFS organisations within Cheshire. CVS has received 3000 of these and are making them... Read more...

Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 August, 2020 - 14:22


Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer transport guidance for operators

Published by: Department For Transport

Areas Supported: Service Delivery

Benefiting Groups: Everyone

This guide will help transport organisations in England understand how to provide safer workplaces and services for themselves, their workers and passengers. It outlines measures to assess and... Read more...

Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 July, 2020 - 15:27

Downloadable Resource

Charity Shop Re-opening Pack

Published by: Charity Retail Association

Areas Supported: Property/Buildings, Service Delivery

Benefiting Groups: Charity Shops

A resource and guidance pack for charity retailers re-opening their outlets. Read more...

Last Updated: Wednesday, 22 July, 2020 - 13:46