Support for People

Set out below are various links to the Government and NHS websites for general advice and also for those who are seeking advice on employment issues:


See latest Government advice about what you need to do:

See link below from the NHS re advice for everyone :

See below link re advice on staying at home and away from others (social distancing):

Information re symptoms and what to do:

Employment and Financial support

Check to see if you’re eligible for Statutory sick pay:

Check to see if you’re eligible for Universal Credit:

Check to see if you’re eligible for Employment Support Allowance (ESA):


Guidance for Employees:

Information re help if you’re self-employed:

Your rights if your hours are cut or if you’re self-employed:

What to do if you can’t pay your tax bill on time:

Click on this link for details of the Job centre website:

Click here for information on finding free Adult Education and Training Courses:



See details below of a new initiative launched by Northumberland County Council to support the volunteer networks that have been recently set up to support communities across the county in response to the Coronavirus pandemic:

Follow this link to access some free online courses that help with mental health issues during this difficult time.


Guide to Tax Debt and Mental Health