CTSI COVID-19 General Update – March 20th

CTSI UPDATE – March 20th 2020

Thank you to the massive number of people who engaged with our post yesterday and have contacted us in the last 24 hours to offer their help and support at this difficult time. We will be monitoring the situation closely over the coming days and have a new update prepared for you all on Monday.

If you would like to get in touch with us, then please give us a call at 01259 213840 or by emailing admin@ctsi.org.uk.

FOR OUR COMMUNITY

View our website for useful information, latest guidance, and updates: http://bit.ly/3d7bOva

Register to volunteer to help the community at this desperate time: https://bit.ly/covid19volunteers

We are creating a list of services being offered by local business, charities, and groups during this time. If you would like your business / service included on this list then please message us here on Facebook or email admin@ctsi.org.uk.

Things you can do to help:

> Print Community Assistance Cards at home, or contact us for printed copies, use these to reach out to neighbours and offer to help and support them in any capacity you can: http://bit.ly/2Ub8vdK
> Phone relatives and friends to make sure they are okay.
> Do not buy more than what you need at the supermarket, and if you are able to pick up a few items for the local food bank, please do.
> Follow latest government advice on social distancing and try to limit external contact as much as possible.
> If you need to check your symptoms, please refer to https://www.nhsinform.scot/ for latest advice, this frees up NHS24 who are receiving an unprecedented number of calls at this time.

Again, we’d like to praise the local community who have come together at this time to help and support each other. You can access community support on the following Facebook Pages and Groups:

Community Support Groups & Pages:

Clacks Together – Coronavirus
Coronavirus Clackmannanshire updates
Community Hub

FOR OUR MEMBERS

We have created a survey for our members to try and assess the impact that COVID-19 is having on the third sector in Clackmannanshire, please take time to complete it: https://bit.ly/2UoQVDe

We are collating a list of third sector organisations and community groups that remain open during this time. Please let us know if you would like added to this list, even if you are now functioning at a limited capacity. Email admin@ctsi.org.uk or message our page.

Our COVID-19 page has a growing resource bank with relevant links and guidance for third sector organisations. View it here: http://bit.ly/3d7bOva

Coronavirus Charity Help Fund: https://bit.ly/3a9bGt0
Response from Funders: https://bit.ly/2xWD9A7

We’re hoping to receive more information next week in regard to the funding package announced for charities by The Scottish Government on Wednesday. We will keep you up to date with this the best we can.

If you have any posts that you would like shared on this page or on our Volunteering Clackmannanshire
page then please contact us and we will do our best to help.

Please stay safe, have a healthy and happy weekend!

– CTSI Team

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