COVID-19 Help

HELPLINE FOR SWISS CITIZENS IN THE UK, DUE TO “STAY AT HOME” POLICY DIRECTED BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT

With support from the Swiss Embassy London, the Swiss Benevolent Society have set-up a Telephone Helpline for Swiss citizends in the UK.

Helpline number: 020 7616 6080
Monday – Friday 11am – 3pm

Who is the helpline for?

Swiss citizens lacking support or feeling isolated, anxious or lonely should call the helpline on Monday – Friday between 11am and 3pm for a confidential and friendly chat with one of our volunteers. You can also email help@swissbenevolent.org.uk – we are here to help.

For Swiss citizens with acute physical, mobility, financial and mental health issues who need the assistance of a welfare officer, please contact Petra on 077 522 873 49 on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.

Emergency short term financial support

We are expecting some callers who are extremely vulnerable and in need of urgent financial support. The Swiss Benevolent Society have set-up a Corona sub-committee to receive and review applications and authenticate your status with the Swiss Embassy as a Swiss citizen. To find out more and for detail on what is available and the application process, please call 020 7616 6080 or email help@swissbenevolent.org.uk.


Other resources

Please follow official advice given by the NHS or GOV.UK, and keep in touch with friends and family.

The most recentely available information will be published on our dedicated COVID-19 Updates page here >

To seek advice and information on the evolving Coronavirus updates in the UK, please consult the COVID-19 information provided by the UK, NHS, Swiss authorities, and the World Health Organization (WHO):