COVID-19 Health advice

Black Asian and Minority Ethnic COVID-19 support services in Manchester

Free meals

Feed My City are delivering free vegetarian curries to people in need across Manchester. They can be contacted on 0300 365 3101.

Black and Asian family helpline

The Boloh helpline is a service for Black and Asian children, young people and families affected by Covid-19.

Carribbean and African community

Support and advice is available from:

Muslim Council for Britain

The Muslim Council for Britain offer support services including:

  • prescription collection
  • halal food support
  • advice during Ramadan
  • COVID-19 related advice

European nationals

Europia has links to support, wellbeing and welfare information for European nationals in Manchester.

The Polish community (over 50 years old)

Europia also run a support group for Polish people over the age of 50. Polish people can call 0161 826 3177 between 10am-2pm from Monday to Thursday to talk to Polish staff, to discuss whatever they like, including EUSS (European Union Settlement Scheme) or welfare advice, or concerns about COVID-19.

Roma/ Gypsy community 

As part of their Roma Advocacy project, a bilingual Roma Advocacy worker to is available to provide telephone support and signposting services. Call 07561 366272 (Monday to Thursday between 9am to 4pm) or leave a voicemail outside of those times. 

Jewish community

The Jewish Representative Council of Manchester offers advice and support to the Jewish community during COVID-19.

South Asian community

The South Asian Health Foundation provides resources and information in community languages.

Sikh Community

City Sikhs offer help and advice to the Sikh community.

LGBT community

The LGBT Foundation provides links to services and support available during the pandemic.

The Race Equality Foundation

The Race Equality Foundation has some useful information and links to national resources.


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