Coronavirus: council service information and advice

Information about changes to council services as a result of coronavirus

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Volunteer your help and support

HIVE Portsmouth is working with Solent NHS, Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group and Portsmouth City Council together with organisations across Portsmouth to provide a coordinated community response to protect people as much as possible.

Their initial priority will be working with the elderly and vulnerable who are advised to self-isolate. HIVE Portsmouth will be:

  • Working with key organisations across the city whose main client group will be impacted
  • Providing regular outbound calls/welfare checks
  • Providing prescription drop off support where needed
  • Helping with shopping or food deliveries
  • Helping with other issues such as dog walking

There's lots of ways you can get involved in helping and supporting others

  • as an individual 
  • as an organisation
  • by donating food
  • by donating money


If you would like to help please visit the HIVE Portsmouth website.​

Please read Gov.UK guidance on safeguarding, if you are considering offering support to your community during the coroanvirus outbreak

Crowdfunding for Portsmouth businesses

'Crowdfund Portsmouth' is a crowfunding initiative we launched earlier this year with Shaping Portsmouth. This is to help local businesses, social enterprises and individuals to raise money from the crowd and unlock match-funding and other grants.

Read more about the crowdfunding scheme.

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