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Financial Support for Individuals

This page was last updated on 16 May 2022

A range of benefits are available from Social Security for people in financial need as a direct result of COVID-19. 

Information about the benefits that may be available to those affected by the pandemic are listed below along with contact details for the relevant departments.

Unemployment Benefit

Sickness Benefit

Income Support

Financial support available to self-employed people

States Pension

Other useful contacts

COVID-19 contacts

COVID-19 Helpline

  • If you have a  positive LFT, you must immediately notify the States of Guernsey via the online form at or by calling the clinical helpline.

Option 1 - Clinical helpline available 09.00-16.00 weekdays, 10.00-12.00 Saturdays and closed Sundays

Option 2 - Non-clinical helpline available 09.00-16.00 weekdays

Email inbox monitored Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00

Please send clinical questions to  all non-clinical questions to


Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00