COVID-19 - Advice for Parents and Carers

Parent and child Local Resources:

Emotional wellbeing during COVID-19 from NHS Coventry & PartnershipTrust

Live in Coventry? You might find the Coventry City Council community pages or their helpline (024 7518 5950) useful.

Coventry City Council mental health support and advice

Warwickshire County Council mental health support and advice This provides a wealth of information on Domestic Abuse, the support services available in Warwickshire and how to report. There is also a section for professionals (the link to this can be found at the very bottom of the page). 

Downloadable local information:

Act for Autism - free workshop for parents on 29 June 2020.pdf [pdf] 173KB

Coventry and Warwickshire COVID-19 Family Wellbeing Pack.pdf [pdf] 527KB

What to do if you're worried when school is closed - Warwickshire County Council.pdf [pdf] 145KB

Useful information and links_ Coventry Parenting Support Forum.pdf [pdf] 586KB

Young Black Men's Mental Health and Wellbeing Project.pdf [pdf] 96KB

National resources: Rise parent child and digital support

Amaze - has an information pack for parents  

You can find helpful videos for parents, carers and young people at the Anna Freud Centre   

National Autistic Society – guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) guidance around managing anxiety

British Psychological Society (BPS) guidance has helpful websites, apps, videos and guides to download

Carers UK - Guidance for carers 

The Children's Society advice on invite-only parties and staying safe online during Covid-19 lockdown

Government guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health

Government’s easy-read guide called Looking after your feelings and body

Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing  

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their advice on the coronavirus for places of education.    
Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing   

Downloadable national information:

Advice for parents and carers about COVID-19.pdf [pdf] 316KB

Apps and websites to support your mental health and wellbeing.pdf[pdf] 404KB

TRIPLE_P_GUIDE_Parenting-during-COVID-19_LTR_US-EN.pdf [pdf] 1MB