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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Public Health Advice

Latest advice from the NHS on symptoms, staying at home and social distancing. Includes translations and accessible formats.

Changes to council services

Benefits, Council Tax, Housing, Libraries, Parks, Parking and other council services affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

Businesses and employers

Latest information, advice and support, including how to apply for Government grants.

Financial support for residents

If your circumstances have changed, and you need financial support, you may be entitled to help.

Employment help and advice

Find support, training and advice to help get you back into work with Brent’s Rapid Employment Service.

Emergency help and support

If you are struggling and need extra help or know someone who does, you can call a number of services directly.


Find out how you can volunteer to help locally and information for community groups and volunteer networks on how to join.

Celebrating Community with #BrentTogether

Find out more about the #BrentTogether campaign celebrating the fantastic community initiatives

Report a social distancing breach

Find out how you can report a business or large group of people breaking the Coronavirus (Covid-19) rules.

Coronavirus news


  • Two libraries reopen in Brent

    Wembley Library and The Library at Willesden Green opened their doors again on Monday 6 July as part of the council’s phased reopening of the libraries service. The libraries will initially open with…
  • No current plans for a local lockdown in Brent

    You may have seen news reports that Brent could shortly be put into a local lockdown. The situation is constantly monitored, but public health data does not suggest that cases are rising in the boroug…
  • Discretionary Business Grants deadline extended

    The deadline for businesses to submit an application to receive a one-off grant of £5,000 to help with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has been extended, after businesses asked for more time to s…
  • Extra £3.3m in grants to protect local jobs

    660 Brent businesses will receive £5,000 each in additional Covid-19 support funding, after Brent’s Cabinet approved a plan earlier today (June, 15) to distribute £3.3m received from central governmen…