«Let’s stay tuned»: analysis of a community social work project during the Covid-19 pandemic

Camilla Landi, Paola Limongelli

The paper presents an innovative community social work project carried out by a social work student during Covid-19 pandemic. The project called «Let’s stay tuned» aims to promote the local community members’ equal access to the formal and informal aid activated in response to the needs created by the Covid-19 pandemic. The project’s features are the involvement and active participation of the members of the community, the participatory planning process and the role of social work student as relational guide. The analysed experience represents an example of how a local community can take care of its most vulnerable members, develop community bonds and promote solidarity.


Community social work, Participatory planning, Covid-19 pandemic, Unconventional Practice Placement, Vulnerable people.