COVID-19 Support

Europia continues to work with the latest Coronavirus – COVID-19 guidance and advice released by the Government and Local Authorities. Europia is continuing to carry out all meetings and support services online and on the telephone. The team is working from home to ensure access to all of our services.

Benefit Advice, Housing Support, Wellbeing Workshops and EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) assistance are available over the phone, on Zoom or via email. To enquire about the services we offer please ring 0333 3058 570 or email support@europia.org.uk . Our current opening hours are Monday-Thursday 10.00 – 16.00.

Europia has facilitated a number of wellbeing and mental health workshops for EU nationals since the beginning of the pandemic. To keep updated with upcoming projects, please sign up to our newsletter below.

Emergency Fund

Europia offers an Emergency Fund for vulnerable EU nationals living across Greater Manchester to apply for a grant of £30-60 to help buy essential supplies, such as food and medicine, during the COVID-19 Pandemic. You can find more information on our specific Emergency Fund page here.

If you know someone who may be eligible or you would like to apply, please call us on 0333 344 9647 or complete an application form using the links below.

Forms are available in five European languages: English, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Russian. If you would like support in a different language, please call 0333 305 8570 / email fund@europia.org.uk

English – https://bit.ly/EuropiaEmergencyFundEN.

Lithuanian – https://bit.ly/EuropiaEmergencyFundLT.

Polish – https://bit.ly/EuropiaEmergencyFundPL.

Romanian– https://bit.ly/EuropiaEmergencyFundRO.

Russian– https://bit.ly/EuropiaEmergencyFundRU.

Phone A Friend – Tele-befriending Service

Europia is also launching a new ‘Phone A Friend’ service for vulnerable EU nationals across Greater Manchester. This is aimed to combat loneliness and isolation during COVID-19 with a welcoming, friendly voice and a listening ear on the end of the telephone. The service will be run in a culturally appropriate manner and in a number of EU languages including Polish, Romanian and English.

For further details, or to sign up as a volunteer, please email support@europia.org.uk

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