Below, we have included some useful resources from various departments and charities for families to use during the period of closure and general support during this time when discussing Coronavirus.
|The home of wellbeing and mental health for young people in North Yorkshire||https://www.thegoto.org.uk/|
|Hints and tips from Liverpool CAMHS||https://wakelet.com/wake/564d7bc8-4bc9-462f-a9e1-2deb03150c3f|
|National Autistic Society - guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff||https://www.autism.org.uk/services/nas-schools/vanguard/news/2020/march/coronavirus-(covid-19)-advice.aspx|
|Mencap - Easy Read guide to Coronavirus||https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/Information%20about%20Coronavirus%20ER%20SS2.pdf|
|Place2Be - Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing||https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-information-for-children/|
|Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing||https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/|
|Carers UK - Guidance for carers||https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19|
|Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic||https://www.mindheart.co/descargables|
|Amaze - information pack for parents||https://amazesussex.org.uk/faqs-about-the-coronavirus-for-parent-carers-of-children-with-send-brighton-hove/|
|Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their Advice on the coronavirus for places of education.||You can download it here|
|The Village Harrogate (formally Baby Basics). For anyone who you think would find a little help, community and friendship helpful.||Please email us on [email protected].|
|BACP guidance around managing anxiety||https://www.bacp.co.uk/news/news-from-bacp/2020/28-february-coronavirus-anxiety-how-to-cope-if-you-re-feeling-anxious-about-the-outbreak/|
|Anna Freud links|
Support during the Holidays
|Support||Phone number||Address||Additional information|
|Resurrected Bites Food Delivery||01423 593937||
Free food delivery or collection up to 3 days’ supply.
Ongoing support, call before 1pm for next day supply.
Food donated from supermarkets so items vary.
|Supporting older people||
07535 508 043
Not just for older people.
Offer families free Waitrose delivery bag fortnightly or monthly. Precooked frozen meals that just need to go into the oven. Delivered weekly.
|Bilton Children Centre||01609 533127||
Issue food bank vouchers.
Collection Mowbray church- Tuesdays and Fridays 10.30-12.30pm
|Harrogate District Foodbank||07885 529 864||Mowbray Community Church||
Open Tuesday and Fridays 10.30 – 12.30pm
|HELP Harrogate @ St Peters Church||01423 813 096||
Harrogate Easier Living Project https://www.helpharrogate.org.uk/harrogate-knaresborough-services/heretohelp/
Harrogate and Ripon food bank - Open 9-4pm - Monday to Friday
|Children Social Care/Early Help Service/Healthy Child team||01609 780780 Option 2|
Local restaurants offering free children's meals
Please visit the page below on Harrogate Mumbler to see who is offering free meals for children this October half term.