Please find below the latest letters and information from the school and government, and details of support available for parents.
In terms of the advice that everyone should self -isolate if they are displaying symptoms of coronavirus, the guidance is for this can be found here.
Please see below for a list of local agencies that can offer support, should you need it;
Brightlingsea Food Bank - please contact 01206 303902 or 07881703673 for further details on how to apply
Tendring Baby Bank - has items such a second hand clothes, and prams but also can provide nappies, wipes and milk depending on what has been donated.
Families in Focus - Support for families who have a child with additional needs
Essex Carers' Support - help for people who are caring for a family member
The Samaritans - helpline for people who need to talk, manned by volunteers
Call: 116123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mind – useful can be found at -
Essex Social Services
Adults - 0345 603 7630
Children - 0345 603 7627
Crime Stoppers – 24-hour domestic violence helpline, run in partnership with Women’s Aid and Refuge.
Tel: 0800 555 111
Safer Places – Domestic Abuse Support services
Tel: 0330 102 5811 or email email@example.com
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
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