UK Government Advice and Information
Advice for parents during coronavirus if your child is unwell - The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Healthier Together
Trafford Community Response
Trafford Community Response Line supporting residents self-isolating due to the coronavirus has been launched. It gives people a direct line to the help available during their period of self-isolation due to the virus.
Residents can call 0300 3309073 for assistance with shopping, telephone support and food parcels.
We're also looking to recruit volunteers to help us. If you have skills and time that you would like to offer please do so via the Thrive website.
Find out more about becoming a volunteer for the NHS.
Information on Local Services
Information on Local Services that are still available and how to access them.
The Support Agency Directory contains details of organisations that offer support around welfare; finance; housing; wellbeing and mental health; caring; and employment across Greater Manchester - GMCVO
Keeping Well at Home guide - Greater Manchester
Information for Children and Young People
Support and advice from Trafford Early Help Hubs for children (0-11) and their families
Trafford Youth Engagement Service (YES) call back advice and support for 11-19 year olds
Online Safety - keeping children and young people safe online
For families whilst at home
Activities and resources for you and your family at home - including help with home learning, keeping fit and wellbeing, fun things to do, and staying in touch with friends and family.
Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
Update for parent carers on SEND Processes during Covid 19 - Trafford Council
Complex Needs Service changes during Coronavirus Outbreak - Trafford Council
Information for families with children or young people with SEND - including links to special schools and specialist education
Help managing at home with a child or young person with SEND - lots of helpful advice and tips on how to manage at home
Activities at home with a child or young person with SEND - home activities, exercise and inclusive learning activities
Local Offer Support Toolkit - Advice and Guidance from Trafford Educational Psychology Service
Mental Health and wellbeing
How to talk to your child or young person about coronavirus - lots of information and videos to help manage
Children and Young People mental health and wellbeing support - including local support and activities
Adults, Carers and Families - information and support
Greater Manchester Bereavement Service are there to help and support if you have been bereaved and are struggling
Keeping Safe and Domestic Abuse Support
Coronavirus: Safety Advice for Survivors experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse - Women's Aid. Includes information about the Silent Solution police emergency response
Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
NESTAC is a charitable community organization aimed at supporting disadvantaged migrants. NESTAC has been working closely with BAME families who need help and emotional support
Support and resources for BAME Communities - Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO)
Voice of BME Trafford are holding My Health Support Groups via Zoom every Monday.
Advice on worshipping at home during the holy month of Ramadan - The Greater Manchester Council of Mosques and GMCA
Information for Early Years Providers
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for all early years settings see the Trafford Council page for current guidance.
Communications and Information for Early Years Providers for the latest communications from the EarlyYears team.
Information for Schools and Educational Settings
Schools should have their most up to date response to Coronavirus on their websites and via other communications to parent carers.
School Counselling Support for young people online from the Counselling and Family Centre
Talking to young children and families about coronavirus - Advice from Trafford Educational Psychologists
A suggested model for talking to children and young people about coronavirus - Trafford Educational Psychologists
Video for school staff - Anna Freud
Resources for schools to help children to understand how to stop germs spreading - Public Health England
Department of Education Coronavirus (Covid-19) Helpline
The Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline is now available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care.
Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Key guidance for practitioners and businesses
Guidance for health professionals - Gov.UK
Guidance for other organisations - Gov.UK
Download posters, banners, social media resources and other public information material - Public Health England