The Community Support Unit appreciate that this is a very challenging time for communities and community organisations. There is great work going on out in communities with volunteers helping those who are self isolating, those unable to get essential supplies and those who need support during this difficult time.
For information about Moray Council services
http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_132517.html . Our Facebook page is also updated regularly with news and information https://www.facebook.com/MorayCouncil/ .
There is a whole range of information online for groups but we have pulled together some key links which we hope volunteers and community organisations will find helpful.
The Scottish Community Development Centre have a useful information page on their site https://www.scdc.org.uk/coronavirus. They also want to hear from groups so that in the future this information can help shape policy and funding.
OSCR have also issued guidance for Scottish charities – https://www.oscr.org.uk/news/charities-and-coronavirus-an-update-from-the-regulator/
SCVO have a dedicated page for voluntary groups with advice and information https://scvo.org/support/covid-19
The Church of Scotland have also issued guidance for their volunteers
https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/resources/coronaviruscovid-19-advice-for-safeguarding-co-ordinators-trainers-and-presbytery-safeguarding-contactsWe hope you all stay safe and well during this time.
The CSU Team have been advised to work from home for now but are contactable by e-mail or mobile until further notice