Havering Council have announced a £500,000 package of support for adult social care providers, personal assistants and the voluntary sector to alleviate COVID-19 related financial pressures.

The Council tendered for voluntary sector services to meet three outcomes (carers supported, social inclusion, peer support to build resilience). As a result the following voluntary sector providers who deliver these services in Havering will receive extra funding –

  • Age UK
  • Carers of Barking & Dagenham
  • Havering Association for People with Disabilities
  • Havering Mind
  • Sycamore Trust
  • Tapestry

The Council also has approximately 180 accredited personal assistants who provide one-to-one support to vulnerable adults in Havering via direct payments.

For further details of the support package see the Havering Council website.