A number of our residents and businesses are making themselves available to assist with a wide range of services and can be reached via dedicated social media groups.
Senior citizens help and advice Age UK Barnet 020 8203 5040 or firstname.lastname@example.org Age UK 0800 678 1602 8am to 7pm, or www.ageuk.org.uk
East Finchley Neighbourhood Support
An informal group of volunteers from the East Finchley Community Facebook Group, covering the whole N2 area, providing assistance with groceries and prescriptions, and providing meals to families in need.
EFNS has partnered with The Food Project N2 to supply tasty chilled vegetarian meals, which can be collected from the front of The Phoenix Cinema on Tuesday mornings between 10.30 am – 12.30 pm. No questions asked, no referral needed.
Facebook group for volunteers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/EastFinchleyNeighbourhoodSupport
Email (grocery/prescription collection): email@example.com
Email (access to meals): HungryN2@hotmail.com
Helpline: 0843 886 5900
Five Bells Computer Club
The East Finchley-based club are currently meeting online each Tuesday at 2pm – and are offering support to those who want to learn how to get connected. Email for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or take a look at their Facebook page:
COVID-19 Support groups
Groups are organised according to wards.
Call or text on 07565 321 508 or 07854 902 157.
Website: Submit a request for assistance at: helpme.mutualaid.co.uk
Mutual Aid (a nationwide group)
Mutual Aid is a countrywide group of community organisers and volunteers set up to provide help in all areas. Look out for their leaflets which have been door-dropped in the area.
LB Barnet (borough-wide)
This is a group for mutual aid and support in the London Borough of Barnet – you can share tips, offer or ask for help.
LB Haringey (borough-wide)
Haringey Mutual Aid:
Individuals offering help:
To have your volunteer group listed here, please use this form with details of what you require or services you are offering.
Create your own network
WhatsApp groups have been set up to organise all sorts of assistance including shopping, virtual coffee mornings, dog walking etc.
Call and ask your neighbour if your road has a group?
WhatsApp Covid support groups:
East Finchley Ward:
Fortis Green Ward:
Garden Suburb Ward:
Muswell Hill Ward:
Finchley Woodhouse Ward:
Finchley Church End Ward:
Learn how to set-up groups and use WhatsApp (links to WhatsApp)