26-03-20 - Support Services for Families
Good afternoon everyone,
Please see below for information of services you may or may not be aware of in terms of families support:
Action for Children are offering a range of online supports. If you go to https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/support-for-parents/ there’s a range of 0-19 resources, e.g. recipes for playdough, den building, emotional support for isolated young people and relationship advice for parents. There’s a webchat facility also.
Link to Young Minds for mental health support for young people when self isolating.
Online emotional wellbeing app for young people https://www.kooth.com/
The full link to the InformationNOW page on food banks and free emergency food in Newcastle is https://www.informationnow.org.uk/article/food-banks-in-newcastle/
Foodbanks are also providing parcels to Action for Children for distribution across the West.