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It has been great to see the community responding to the impact that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) will have on our community and everyone on the team at VSGWL has been really touched by this.

We wanted to give you some information on what help is available in West Lothian, and how you can help out in your local area and informally keep a watch/ensure that any neighbours, older or vulnerable people are okay to help everyone get through the difficult times ahead:

Community Directory PDF

Third Force News have released five things you can do in your community.

Facebook Groups
1. Coronavirus Scotland Updates & Help
2. Coronavirus in Scotland – Latest News and Updates
3. Coronavirus Support Scotland
4. West Lothian Covid-19 Community Support
5. Linlithgow Coronavirus Support
6. Whitburn Coronavirus Help Group / Whitburn CDT
7. Bathgate Community Coronavirus Help
8. Broxburn and Uphall Coronavirus Community Help
9. West Calder & Harburn – COVID-19 / West Calder & Harburn CDT
10. Uphall Helping Hands
11. Craigshill Good Neighbour Network
12. Pumpherston Community Council
13. Polbeth Covid-19 response
14. Communities in Action
15. Fauldhouse & Breich Valley Community Coronavirus Help

Age Scotland have released 10 tips you can follow.

Coronavirus Tech Handbook – If you are interested in setting up and organising community support volunteering you might find the Coronavirus Tech Handbook handy!

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland are organising a range of help with great volunteer support – includes Kindness Callers, Community Kindness Supporters, Kindness Drivers and Digital Kindness Supporters. More details and how to sign up if you wish are available at:
https://www.chss.org.uk/coronavirus/volunteering-opportunities/

Keeping Safe – Here are a few guides containing information/advice on keeping communities safe from scammers during these uncertain times.

Organisations providing help in West Lothian

Armadale & Blackridge

Bathgate

Broxburn, Uphall & Winchburgh

East Livingston & East Calder

Fauldhouse & Breich Valley

Linlithgow

Livingston North

Livingston South

Whitburn & Blackburn

West Lothian Or Multiward Wide

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