Coronavirus support for Sandwell businesses: giving and receiving

Sandwell businesses have been so generous in donating their time, money and resources to help the borough’s most vulnerable people during this crisis. Here are some ways you can continue to help locally, or get help.

This page was last reviewed in April 2021.

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Sandwell Council’s page on coronavirus includes details of emergency support for local people.

Sandwell Council
has also compiled a list of community groups that can help locally with people in isolation.

Sandwell Young Carers offers free activities and confidential support to children and young people aged 5 to 18 years old, who are caring for a disabled or ill family member.

The Sandwell Family Life website has contact details for a wide variety of support services, including a number of food banks and community outreach projects.

If you are safe to volunteer as an individual, you can register with SCVO (Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations).

If you can afford it, a monetary donation to Smethwick Food Bank would help it to continue supporting local people.

If you are worried about a rough sleeper in Sandwell please call Sandwell Council’s contact centre on 0121 368 1166 (option 2) or email

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