Around 80 community and voluntary groups are providing support to local people in North Lanarkshire during the C19 pandemic including:
- wellbeing and befriending calls
- shopping and deliveries of food, medicines and other essential items
- provision of free food where needed
This support is providedto existing service users; people referred by VANL staff through the NLC C19 Helpline; and to local people who make contact with community and voluntary groups directly
by a mix of established community and voluntary groups involving staff and volunteers and new C19 support groups run by volunteers.
Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is providing support to the community and voluntary sector across North Lanarkshire during the C19 pandemic by providing information and guidance on key issues such as funding and ICT. VANL is also supporting the referral processs from the NL C19 Helpline for people requiring support from community and voluntary organisatoins. The following VANL staff also provide a locality link across North Lanarkshire .
|Locality Support||VANL Link Officer||Work Mobile No||Email Address|
|Airdrie||Judith Bremner||07961 717 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bellshill||Joyce Morgan*||07711 559 email@example.com|
|Coatbridge||Douglas Milne||07985 659 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and the North||Grant McLean||07949 222 email@example.com|
|Motherwell||Michelle Thomson||07940 153 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Wishaw & Shotts||Kamil Tomzik||07949 222 email@example.com|
|North Lanarkshire-wide Support|
|Children, Young People & Families||Joyce Morgan||07711 559 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteering||Kirsty Struthers||07949 222 email@example.com|
|Funding||Grant McLean||07949 222 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|ICT / Digital||Douglas Milne||07985 659 email@example.com|
The following six “Community Solutions” funded organisations are also acting as local anchor organisations during the C19 crisis, providing direct support to local people and also liaising with other community and voluntary organisations and staff from the council and NHS to support a co-ordinated approach to their local C19 community response.
|Airdrie||The Health and Wellness Hub||
01698 262 437 and 01698 303199
|Bellshill||Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre||01698 842215|
|Coatbridge||Glenboig Development Trust||01236 874520|
|Cumbernauld and the North||Cumbernauld Action Care for the Elderly (CACE)||01236 451393|
|Motherwell||The Health and Wellness Hub||01236 605795 or 01698 262437|
Wishaw, and Shotts
|Getting Better Together||01501 825800
Voluntary Sector Support Statistics
This briefing paper provides more background information on the role of the community and vountary sector and volunteering durind the C19 pandemic.
This summary Voluntary Sector activity report provides an overview of the support provided to local people in North Lanarkshire by 34 community and voluntary organiations from the 18th March to the 22nd of May