Give or Get Help During Coronavirus Closures

To view the current Mosque opening periods and the COVID-19 safety procedures in place please see the Prayer Times page.

In these difficult times want to connect people willing to help with those who need it most. Below is a list of people and organisations offering assistance to the community during the current public health crisis.


CAMBRIDGE CENTRAL MOSQUE

LIVE STREAMING
Daily broadcasts from the Mosque, including Qur’an recitation and talks via Facebook, YouTube & Mixlr.
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JANAZA GUIDELINES
Procedures for deaths due to COVID-19 & non-infected related deaths.
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JANAZA FUND
To provide immediate financial assistance to those in need within our community for Islamic burials. Help us to relieve the burden of Muslim families when they need it the most.
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ZAKAT FUND
We aim to collect Zakat funds to provide a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable members of our community, including widows, orphans, refugees, the elderly and the homeless.
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CAMCAB

Free of charge supermarket taxi pick-ups/drop-offs for 70 or over. Call 01223 704704 to find out how they can help.
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CAMCAB
Free journeys & free food delivery service for NHS workers, as well as free delivery service for parcels and medical supplies.
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TAJ TANDOORI
Free meal every day to 5 elderly members of the community.
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ADDENBROOKE’S CHARITABLE TRUST (ACT)
Your invaluable donations will help to run an accommodation service so doctors and nurses can get a good night’s sleep and isolate from their families to enable them to keep working, provide vital mental health support for staff and much more.
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CAMBRIDGESHIRE & PETERBOROUGH COUNCIL
COVID-19 volunteer survey.
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ROMSEY MUTUAL AID
Romsey Mutual Aid is part of a larger effort across Cambridge to provide support for anyone who needs help during the coronavirus outbreak. GET help & GIVE help.
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COVID-19 MUTUAL AID UK
There are now thousands of local groups across the country. View their up-to-date list to help you find your nearest one.
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GOODSAM
NHS volunteer responders.
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LOCAL COMMUNITY
Cambridgeshire coronavirus volunteering and fundraising.
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CAMBRIDGE CREPE COMPANY
A gift for Addenbrooke’s staff during COVID-19.
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CAMBRIDGE CITY FOODBANKS
Foodbank preparing to handle expected surge in demand due to coronavirus, and due to people on low incomes or zero-hours contracts being laid off or having no paid work. Find out how to GIVE help & GET help using this link.
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JIMMY’S
Homeless organisation in Cambridge.
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CAMBRIDGE CYRENIANS
Homeless organisation in Cambridge.
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WINTER COMFORT
Homeless organisation in Cambridge: Wintercomfort for the homeless.
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CAMBRIDGE WOMEN’S AID
The outreach service is currently providing telephone and email support to women experiencing abuse at home.
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CAMBRIDGE WOMEN’S RESOURCES CENTRE (CWRC)
Practical support and advice on many challenging day to day issues, including guidance on career development, support and advice on debt and financial, family and parenting, together with a mix of fun and practical informal groups, workshops and networking events.
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DITCHBURN PLACE
A mixed-housing scheme offering supported, extra-care and sheltered housing.
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CAMBRIDGE CITY AND SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE DISTRICT COUNCILS
Green bin collections suspended for Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire.
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FULL CIRCLE
Full Circle is a zero-waste shop aimed at helping you embrace a low impact lifestyle by offering environmentally friendly products without any unnecessary packaging – moved to click and collect.
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CAMBRIDGE SUSTAINABLE FOOD
Food For Change – Emergency food response
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NATIONAL ZAKAT FOUNDATION
Zakat and coronavirus
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NHS

Check if you have coronavirus symptoms.
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NHS
Advice for everyone – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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NHS
Self-isolation if you or someone you live with has symptoms – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Easy read advice
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ASTHMA UK
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Health advice for people with asthma
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RETHINK CARER SUPPORT: CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH

Links to local counselling services.
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MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION
How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak.
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GOV.UK
Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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AGE UK – CAMBRIDGE AND PETERBOROUGH

Working in the community to support older people, their families and carers.
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REENGAGE
Committed to older people being heard, valued & engaged.
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THE SILVER LINE
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
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GOV.UK
Stay at home guidance for households with possible COVID-19 infection.
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GOV.UK
Stay at Home guidance for households: current guidelines illustrated.
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CAMBRIDGE CITY COUNCIL
Coronavirus: NHS and government guidance
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CAMBRIDGESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and guidance.
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CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Changes to visiting policy.
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NATIONAL CENTRE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Get free emergency legal protection for yourself or someone else.
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