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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice, including help if you are struggling financially

Staying active, well and positive

Our health and wellbeing are so important at this time. You can strengthen your wellbeing by being active and connecting (virtually) with other people. 

Check out these resources we've pulled together to get you started.

Resources for younger children

Find ideas of things to do at home if you're 12 or under.

Read this free digital book from Axel Sheffler that helps explain the coronavirus to younger children.

Resources for older children and young people

Here are some resources to help you stay well. You could:

Stay well during the coronavirus

If you're a care leaver and you'd like to speak to someone about any health worries contact a dedicated nurse from our Looked After Children health team.

Look after your mental health during the coronavirus

Find useful contacts on our advice and support for young people page if you're a young person struggling with your mental health and need someone to talk to.

Domestic abuse during the coronavirus

Having to stay at home is stressful for everyone at the moment, but it's a particularly difficult time if you're experiencing, or feel at risk from domestic abuse. 

There's still lots of support and help available, including guidance to promote behaviour changes in perpetrators.

Where to find help for domestic abuse

Call 999 if you or anyone else is in danger.

Speak to your social worker or personal adviser if you'd like support.

Find help for people who have experienced domestic abuse.


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