COVID-19 resources

Short accessible guides for people experiencing homelessness

Made in collaboration with people with experience of homelessness, and medical professionals.


COVID-19 in England

Why it still matters and what you need to know

May 2022

Up-to-date guidance on the current situation and how we can all continue to stay safe. The leaflet includes advice from Groundswell peers with lived experience of homelessness.

It is in double-sided A4 format and services are able order print copies for FREE.

The leaflet will be part of a COVID-19 vaccine toolkit for frontline staff, coming soon via Homeless Link.

With thanks to our project partners, Homeless Link and Pathway.

Also available in the following languages:



What it is and how to get support

March 2022

Guidance on the symptoms and effects of long COVID, and when and how to seek support.

It is in double-sided A4 format.

With thanks to our project partners, National Voices and NHS England and Improvement.


How to do a lateral flow test

Set of six posters for services giving instructions on how to complete a lateral flow test.

Video for frontline workers

The film aims to share experiences of ‘what works’ when rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine to people experiencing homelessness.

It’s based on frontline homelessness and health team workers’ experiences, and feedback from people with experience of homelessness.

Accompanying document

Our short guide outlines communications advice and practical steps for supporting people in your service to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Youth vaccine campaign

Groundswell and St Basils have joined forces to co-produce an information campaign to encourage uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine among young people experiencing homelessness.

“Our winners provided a great example of mobilising a vast array of partners quickly in the face of a crisis”.

We are proud to have been part of the London Homeless Health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.