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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Advice, Help & Support

Useful information for individuals and families can be found here - page further down the screen for other helpful information.

Financial & Food Support

The coronavirus emergency has put considerable pressure on families due to curtailed incomes as businesses suspend trading.  The following are worth considering if times are tight:

Supporting parents and carers through disruption

This video provides guidance to parents and carers about how they can help children and young people manage their mental health and wellbeing during any disruption caused by the Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Support Networks

The following links will help you identify ways you can support others as well as being supported:

Internet Safety Advice During Coronavirus Closure

Paul Hay (of PCLS Training) is available throughout the school shutdown and can be contacted, via this form, with any questions parents/carers may have about their children’s use of the internet.

Supporting children through difficult times

A short guidance film.

All Saints Church, Boyne Hill

Fr. Jeremy has asked for any prayer intentions which people in his congregation will be asked to pray for in their homes. He is also setting up pastoral teams to stay connected with vulnerable people, particularly those that live alone. If you discover particular worries or concerns let him and his team know. Click here for a link to the church website. Fr Jeremy also publishes a regular blog, the details of which are immediately below.

Government Information

The following links take you to relevant Government webpages:

Department for Education coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. School staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 4pm (Saturday to Sunday)

Other Help, Support & Advice

Life in the 21st-century can be tough, especially when there are children to bring up alongside all of life's other issues.  This page is devoted to bringing you the help and support you may need to get through from time-to-time. One starting point could be to ask for support from RBWM's Early Help Hub:

Anxiety Group

Emotional Help For Parents

Awareness Workshops

Triple P Programs

No 22 Parent Support Group

ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Awareness

Exposure to an ACE can result in childhood trauma. Exposure to multiple ACEs can have life-long detrimental effects if not identified and supported. This Thames Valley Police video explains ACEs. Please speak to a Designated Safeguarding Leader (DSL) in School or contact the police directly.
Follow Thames Valley Police on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThamesVP
Like them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thamesvp
Visit their website: https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/

Digital Safety & Wellbeing

Vodafone have produced some excellent resources to support parents and carers in ensuring their children's safety and wellbeing in the digital age.  Their Digital Parenting resources can be found here.  A separate link is below together with PDF copies of their latest Digital Parenting magazine and #Goldilocks, a fun retelling of the classic fairytale for the modern age. 

Family Problems

Various support groups are available to help families with problems, including those offering Family Mediation, details of which follow:

Help Paying for Childcare

There are a variety of schemes available to help pay for childcare costs.  Please see the leaflet below and visit the childcarechoices.gov.uk website for more information.

Help Paying for Childcare Leaflet

Special Educational Needs Support:
Mental Health Support for Adults & Children:

Mental Health - Let's Talk the Talk

LOVING ALL OUR NEIGHBOURS - John 15: 12 'This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.'
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