Pulse Check Report

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Pulse Check Report

Voluntary Action Coventry alongside other organisations in England are helping to gather data about the impact of Covid-19 on the VCSE sector and the people we support, here is a quick summary of the latest findings: 

  • 46% of respondents in the London, 26% in the Midlands & East, 43% in the North, 13% in the South East and 38% in the South West reported significant or major concerns about unmet needs in their area in the 14 days prior to data collection
  • Mental Health/Isolation, Hardship and Food Poverty were the most frequently mentioned unmet needs in the 14 days prior to data collection
  • 31% of respondents reported significant or major concerns about the capacity of the voluntary sector to respond to local needs in the 14 days prior to data collection
  • Funding/Sustainability, Volunteers and Mental Health/Wellbeing were the most frequently