Special Plans re: COVID-19
As you will be aware, the current COVID-19 outbreak is affecting daily life in many ways, and we want to help.
Our mission is community, food, friendship, and peer-support. Even in these unusual times, we aim to continue providing all these things to people with HIV as very best we can. This page explains how.
Our massive thanks to our brilliant volunteer team and our members, all who care so much about each other.
Stay in touch with each other and with us
We have put together a range of new ways to help people stay connected with us and with each other, and to find and share support.
These include a private Facebook Group, members WhatsApp group, online live chat, newsletter, phone-ins for a 1-1 talk and updates, and email. If you want to stay in touch and find out more, please tell us on contact form below.
Get help with additional food support
We can help to provide additional cooked food that can be collected from us or doorstep dropped at your home.
Depending on your individual circumstances, health, level of risk and social contact we can help you access this food in the best way. If you would like to know more about this then please get in touch using the contact form below.
Join us as a member if you are not already
We are here for all people with HIV in Brighton & Hove and surrounding areas.
We remain open for people to join us now as new members, to access support and services. If you would like to join us at any time through a ‘self-referral’ please let us know using the contact form below.
IMPORTANT: The site is receiving a LOT of traffic at the moment. If you are not redirected to a page which acknowledges safe receipt of your form, please try again or email [email protected]. We want to help!
The current outbreak is affecting everyone, and we hope people are finding ways to manage, stay healthy and happy.
For people finding this an emotionally difficult time, we have shared some useful insight here around anxiety. Please do reach out to make contact with us, friends and people that can support, and to share support if circumstance allow. More than ever this is a time when staying connected, even if needed at a distance, can be the greatest help of all.
The information we post here on COVID-19 is mainly linked to government and NHS sources. All of which are regularly updated.
NHS for information about the COVID-19 virus and how to protect yourself
GOV.UK to find out the number of cases and risk level in the UK, what to do if you have symptoms, and what the government is doing about the COVID-19 virus
British HIV Association (BHIVA) comment and advice on HIV and COVID-19
To get help from NHS you can visit 111.nhs.uk or call 111