Support from Energy Suppliers - CORVID-19

Support from Energy Suppliers - CORVID-19

Those at home self isolating both staff and/or claimants may be worried about going out and being able to top up their meters and could be using more power than normal because they are home. If people can they should ask friends and family to help, but some may not be able to.


GDASS - Covid-19 and Domestic Abuse

Self-isolation and Social Distancing mean more people are staying at home. It’s a stressful time, people are working from home and children are off school.


Information you might want to know.

Here you will find information on how to claim benefits you may be entitled to as well to discounts on council tax.

Department for Work & Pensions

DWP Position for Coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses

A range of extra support and measures will be in place to help workers, benefit claimants and businesses affected by coronavirus.


What Need to Know about Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Virus, Symptoms, and Protection

What is the Coronavirus?

The Coronavirus is formally called “novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)”, which is in the same family of infections as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

UNITE the Union help GL Communities

UNITE the Union help GL Communities

Mr Garry Mills, Advice Services lead receiving a cheque for £3000 from Mr Chris Frith, Secretary of the local UNITE the Union branch who made this donation after being informed that our offices had been burgled and our newly purchased reconditioned lap tops had been stolen. 

NHS - Flu season is upon us

But did you know that people with learning disabilities and their carers (paid or unpaid) can get a free flu jab from their doctor’s surgery or pharmacist!  Please have a look at this short video from NHS England to learn more about the flu and the vaccination programme.

Lisa Sheppard - Delivering Yoga Classes at GL Communities

This film shows how the GEM Project supported Lisa to set up her own yoga business Yoganna Be.


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