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COVID-19 extra help.

Due to the impact of Covid-19, additional help has been made available to support residents.

Test and Trace Support Payments.

The government have announced a new Covid support package to support and enforce residents to self-isolate.

From the 28th September 2020, a new Covid package to support and enforce self-isolation for those on lower incomes asked to self-isolate by law may be eligible to claim a support payment of £500 from Bromsgrove District Council.

Please see our Test and Trace Support Payments page for more information about the scheme and how to apply.

Here2Help Worcestershire County Council

Here2Help is a community action scheme, originally dedicated to helping those who needed support during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have now evolved the service so it offers advice, support and help to a wide range of services across Worcestershire.
As lockdown begins to ease, Here2Help are still there to support people who need to self-isolate and offer support to those who are unable to seek help from family, friends or neighbours.

More about the Here2Help scheme can be found here

More Coronavirus information

For Coronavirus updates from our benefits services during the outbreak, press here.