Guidance for those providing accommodation
➡️ Night shelters – Government guidance on the provision of night shelters (published October 2020); The Government has published guidance on the provision of night shelter accommodation during the Covid-19 crisis. You can access the guidance here. NACCOM has also summarised the key points here.
➡️ Hosting projects; NACCOM has collated the following guidance for members who provide hosting projects, on how to continue with service provision during the Covid-19 pandemic. >>>View it here<<<
➡️ Housing projects; NACCOM has collated the following guidance for members who provide shared housing projects, on how to continue with service provision during the Covid-19 pandemic. >>>View it here<<<
➡️ Advice note for those living in shared houses; NACCOM has also produced a separate advice note specifically for individuals being housed by NACCOM projects that are needing to self-isolate.
>>> Written advice note in English<<<
In addition, we have also produced the advice as a written file in Sorani, and as an audio file, and in some cases a video file, in; English, Sorani, French, Farsi, Tigrinya, Amharic, Arabic, Albanian, Vietnamese, Swahili, Urdu. These audio files are designed to be sent to guests via WhatsApp. To request these files, please email Paul Catterall.
➡️ NACCOM guidance on prepayment cards for destitution payments – Many NACCOM members are having to consider alternatives to cash payments to support people who are destitute. To help your organisation with this, NACCOM has arranged a bulk buy deal with prepayment provider Equals. This deal is an option you may want to consider; if you decide to go ahead the contract with Equals, this will be between your organisation and the prepayment card provider. We have arranged for funding so there will be no cost to members for signing up for the first 1000 cards.
>>> Please review the following information about the offer<<<
If you would like any further information on the prepayment card offer, please email Katie Fawcett.
➡️ List of telephone interpreter services – A list of interpreters that can offer a phone service, costs and contact details. >>>View it here<<<