Coronavirus York: How to help

19 Mar 2020 @ 12.50 pm
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Rather smashingly, lots of people are keen to help in this time of crisis. Here’s how you can.

If any charities, groups or organisations are missing who need help during this crisis please email us at [email protected] and we’ll add.


City of York Council

The council is looking for people to help protect the emotional health and physical wellbeing of residents during the coronavirus situation.

It has an official volunteering group.

You can email [email protected] or call the Customer Centre on 01904 551 550 and register your interest with the volunteer scheme, or click the button below.

York Neighbours

York Neighbours is seeing increased demand:

As a charity, York Neighbours ( have been supporting people of over the age of 65 living within…

Posted by York Neighbours on Sunday, 15 March 2020

Carecent York

They are looking for more volunteers:

Working from home? Found yourself with too much free time?CARECENT are in need of volunteers from LOW RISK GROUPS to…

Posted by Carecent York on Wednesday, 18 March 2020

York Covid-19 Facebook Volunteers

There are Facebook groups for different areas of York coordinating volunteers.

Here is the York Covid-19 Volunteers Hub Facebook group with full details, and here is the York Covid-19 Mutual Aid page.

Below are your local groups.

Age Concern York

They are not looking for new volunteers at the moment, but have shared this video on Neighbourly Volunteering:


Here are some of the charities which are not necessarily looking for volunteers but would hugely welcome a donation at what is now a particularly busy time.

Click on the button to be taken to their donation page.