Food parcels / Food banks
If you are down to £4 on your gas and electric pay and go. You can phone your provider and ask for a fuel voucher. You can do this twice a year and don’t have to pay it back. £40 credit will be given to you.
If you can’t get baby formula, if you ring your local pharmacy they should be able to order you some. Or if you look on the back of the baby formula tin some have helpline numbers and they should be able to deliver some to you.
Furniture / Electric Appliances
If a family is in need of emergency items such as gas/electric for metre, food, nappies etc then they will be expected to attend Salford Opportunities Centre where they will be supplied with vouchers for the items.
Glasspool Charity – www.glasspool.org.uk/who-can-apply/ - A UK wide charity providing grants to vulnerable adults as well as children and families. If authorised they will credit children services to then proceed with purchase.
Whilst school is closed, or partially closed, many children will be learning from home.
Please see the Department for Education (DFE) policy for Safeguarding and remote education during coronavirus (COVID-19):
The outbreak of Covid-19 means that many aspects of children’s ‘normal’ routines have been abruptly and significantly changed. Many children are now spending all their time at home with their immediate family, and children are not able to have direct contact with their friends and wider family.
Our lives are currently dominated by discussion about the impact the virus is having.
This will be an anxious time for many of our children – they may have worries and questions about how the virus might affect them and those close to them, especially older members of their family and those already in poor health.
Child Bereavement UK has made a short film about supporting bereaved children during the outbreak
Winston’s Wish has produced guidance on
Saying goodbye and funerals
The requirements around social distancing mean that many won’t be able to attend the funeral of a loved one during the outbreak. Below are some suggestions about other ways of saying goodbye:
If you need to speak with someone directly regarding any concerns related to bereavement and supporting children, young people and their families, please contact school by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 0161 7894386