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GETTING HELP

Help for parents and links to services including local help, translation of NHS guidance and other support services (includes how you can help others too)

Local help

Ashford Borough Council

Safety tips and support guidance

Facebook: Tenterden Jewel of the Weald

Useful information for Tenterden residents from Sue Ferguson

Helping in Tenterden

Match volunteers with people in need if they haven’t got family or friends able to help. A number of organisations have come together to offer help to elderly & vulnerable people in Tenterden under the name "Helping in Tenterden": St Mildred's Church, Tenterden Town Council, Tenterden Social Hub, Tenterden Community Hub, My Tenterden, Ivy Court Surgery.

My Tenterden Newsletter

Weekly newsletter sent out to about 1,000 local people

Woodchurch Hub

Support guidance

Online Safety and Support

 
Think U Know

Help your children get the most from the internet

Internet Matters

 

Helping parents keep their children safe online

Childnet

Keeping children happy and safe during the lockdown

UK Safer Internet Centre

Help for parents taking on the role of teacher at home

Parents

ADHD Action

Support for parents of children with ADHD

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Support for children, families and young people with mental health needs

CONTACT for families with disabled children

Support for children, families and young people with mental health needs

DFE Guidance for Vulnerable Children and Young People

Support for children, families and young people with mental health needs

Emerging Minds

Resources signposted for supporting children with worries and anxieties

House to House

 

A directory of help for parents with children at home

National Autistic Society Guidance

Guidance, useful information and support for those living or supporting someone with Autism

National Geographic

Resources for teaching children at home

Place 2 Be

 

Help support your children and yourself with tips and resources from Place 2 Be

School information for Parents and Carers

 

Guidance from Gov.uk on the closure of schools and other educational settings following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Sussex Partnership Guide

Guide on how to talk to your children about coronavirus

UNICEF Parenting tips

Tips for parents

University of Reading Paper for parents, carers and those working with children

Advice for parents, carers and people that work with children and young people

Support services

Asthma.org

Asthma related Coronavirus advice for patients

Refuge

For women and children against domestic abuse

Tel: 0800 2000 247

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline

An organisation that provides support for the elderly

Tel: 0800 2000 247

The Silverline

An organisation that provides support for the elderly

 

Tel: 0800 4 70 80 90

Victim Support

Help for those who've been affected by crime and need confidential support or information

Tel: 08 08 16 89 111 (free)

Translation

Doctors of the World

Translations of the NHS Coronavirus guidance

Volunteering

Covid Mutual Aid group

How to set up community mutual aid groups

Helping in Tenterden

Match volunteers with people in need if they haven’t got family or friends able to help. A number of organisations have come together to offer help to elderly & vulnerable people in Tenterden under the name "Helping in Tenterden": St Mildred's Church, Tenterden Town Council, Tenterden Social Hub, Tenterden Community Hub, My Tenterden, Ivy Court Surgery.

NHS Volunteer Responders

This site is for signing up to volunteer - NOT to receive help

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