COVID-19: Gathering Insight

Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise Sector organisations across Greater Manchester have undertaken research to capture the impact of Covid19 - and the lockdown - on the people they support and local communities.

This page is being added to as new reports become available.

If you have a report you wish to share, please contact us at or via Twitter @10GMpartners

Race / Ethnicity

    Caribbean and African Health Network GM report: click here to read


Refugees and Asylum Seekers

    GM Immigration Aid Unit article on the impact for people with No Recourse to Public Funds: click here to read    

    Safety4Sisters: Locked in Abuse, Locked Out of Safety - The Pandemic Experiences of Migrant Women: click here to read



Children and Young People

    Young Manchester report on risks and challenges for the youth and play sector: click here to read

Older People

    Greater Manchester Older People's Network has been gathering "Lockdown Stories" of older people's experiences: click here to read

Disabled People

    Henshaws survey of blind and partially sighted people: click here to read

    GM Big Disability Survey - VCSE partners in collaboratin with Greater Manchester Combined Authority: click here to read

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People and Trans People

    LGBT Foundation 'Hidden Figures' report: click here to read


Mental Health

Other reports    

    GM Public and Community Involvement and Engagement Forum - report of discussions about the impact of the Covid19 situation
    across communities and key learning so far: click here to read.

    No Going Back: views from 22 VCSE leaders in Manchester on the response to Covid19 and their thoughts about the future: click here to read.

Current 'live' research

A new study on the impact of Covid-19 on food support providers in Greater Manchester is being conducted by Filippo Oncini, a researcher based at the University of Manchester. Read more here.

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