School Closure - Help for Parents
Applying for Free School Meals
If you are now experiencing financial difficulty due to current circumstances and have recently qualified for DWP benifits please be aware you can apply for free school meals.
Providing Free School Meals during the Coronovirus outbreak
Summer Food Fund
Working Together to Stop Domestic Abuse.
Advice for parents when a child is unwell or injured
If you See something Say something
Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership has a very important message:
Summer of Kindess - British Red Cross
To support children and young people and to help keep them entertained British Red Cross are continuing with our kindness calendar. New, quick activities will be emailed to you on a weekly basis. The activities will encourage simple acts of kindness, build resilience and include topics like mental wellbeing, loneliness and help children and young people prepare for the return to school.
Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online
For parents and carers please browse this website as it has a lot of useful information providing you with support and guidance.
Think U Know - Online safety advice for parents / Home activity packs
#OnlineSafetyAtHome packs are now available:
Learning about online safety at home, please click the appropriate age below:
Mental Health Resources
Common COVID-19 Scams
Scammers and Fraudsters
In neighbourhoods up and down the country people are pulling together and demonstrating a real sense of community, and that’s something we should all be incredibly proud of.
Unfortunately, the coronavirus has also seen a rise in the exploitation of vulnerable people, and on the unease, uncertainty and anxiety that many of us are understandably feeling at this time.