Across London, the Met is continuing to prioritise and respond to domestic abuse calls and are working closely with a range of partners to ensure victims receive the support and service they need. The ongoing focus remains on preventing repeat victimisation and closely managing serious offenders.
Throughout the pandemic, Lambeth Together partners, Lambeth Council, Guy’s and St Thomas’s, King’s College Hospital, South East London CCG and others have been working together to change social care services to best support Lambeth people.
Teams from the hospital services at Guy’s and St Thomas’ (GSTT) and King’s College trusts have been brought together with adult social care hospital staff as well as enhancing weekend working capacity in the borough..
Lambeth Together partner, Age UK have worked hard to put together a range of support for people of all ages across the borough. This support includes:
- MYcommunity Gateway Service makes sure phones continue to be answered, providing information, advice, support and reassurance.
Lambeth Council have put together a great new resource for Lambeth people called ‘Here for you’. This leaflet provides comprehensive information on what support is available through the Council in the borough. This includes support on:
- Getting urgent help
- Financial help, benefits, employment and housing advice
- Mental health, domestic violence and emotional support
- Changes to services for children and families
You may have already seen this promoted through Lambeth Together or Lambeth Together partners.