Coronavirus helpful resources

For families, carers and educators

See also Coronavirus SEND specific resources


UK Government Advice and Information

Coronavirus guidance and support - GOV.UK


Trafford Council

Coronavirus updates and advice

Find out more about getting a Coronavirus (Covid 19) Test

Virtual Mental Wealth Hub Toolkit

Support with money matters

Support with food

Redundancy Support for Individuals


Trafford Community Response

 If you live alone, are struggling to make ends meet, are self-isolating or generally in need of advice or support please contact Trafford Community Response on 0300 330 9073 (8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday).

The advice line is for Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale and Trafford. Please select option 4 for Trafford and then ignore the options for 'goods and services' or 'pensions' - just hold the line and we will signpost you to one of the Trafford Community Response Hubs to access the support you need.

Trafford Early Help Hubs support and advice from  for children (0-11) and their families


Information for Children and Young People

Supporting Your Child’s Social and Emotional Wellbeing: Frequently Asked Questions for Parent/Carers of 0-5s - Trafford Council and Trafford ICB.

Advice for parents during coronavirus if your child is unwell - The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Healthier Together

Greater Manchester coronavirus support for parents, families and and young people - GM guide to symptoms, school absence and testing


Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Information for families with children or young people with SEND


Information for Early Years and Childcare Providers

Coronavirus update for all early years and childcare settings see the Trafford Council page for current guidance.

Communications and Information for Early Years and Childcare 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. 

Education and Childcare: guidance for teachers, school leaders, carers, parents and students

Guidance for full opening: special schools and other specialist settings

Virtual Mental Wealth Hub Toolkit - Trafford Council

School Counselling Support for young people online from the Counselling and Family Centre

Refer into 42nd Street Pyscho-Social and Counselling Community Services in Trafford for 1:1 work using the relevant referral Form or use 42nd street staff in schools for consultations and advice. 

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their Advice on the coronavirus for places of education 

Schools CAMHS Information Line (SCIL) - email: 

Department of Education Coronavirus Helpline

The Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline is now available to answer questions about coronavirus 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



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Last updated: 11/08/2023

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