From Saturday 17th October 2020 Lewisham and Greater London will move into Tier 2 Covid measures.

A brief summary is:

  • No household mixing indoors
  • Rule of six will apply outdoors
  • Pubs and restaurants to shut at 10pm

How to request support

Call Community Connections Lewisham 0330 058 3464 Monday-Friday 9.30am – 4pm who can:

  • Connect residents with groups and communities, and enable access to social opportunities
  • Help with staying active
  • Access befriending and practical assistance
  • Help find new opportunities for employment, training and learning
  • Help with volunteering and  participating in local projects

The existing SAIL website will be updated and re-purposed as the new online referral portal to the service by end of September.

For information, advice and guidance about bills, work, renting or family matters:

Call Advice Lewisham 0800 231 5453, Monday-Friday 9.30am -12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm who can offer:

  • Multi-Lingual support
  • Applying for Benefits or Food vouchers
  • Specialist Immigration advice
  • Specialist Debt advice
  • Housing or Employment issues

Lewisham FoodBank

You will not be able to refer people for free foodbank parcels via Lewisham Local after Friday 28th August. To refer people to Lewisham Foodbank you will need to be registered with them, email

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