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COVID-19 Financial advice and support organisations

Everyone is full of questions right now about how things will work over the next few weeks and months. Below are some organisations which may be of use to you in your current circumstances. This is a fast-changing situation and we are monitoring the links listed to ensure…

COVID-19 Your Health and Wellbeing

Up to date information and advice available on the Hounslow Council Website that covers: Symptoms Keeping yourself and others free from infection What to do if you need medical advice If you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. If you…

What is Counselling?

Counselling also known as ‘Talking Therapies’ is somewhere to share and explore your thoughts, feelings and problems in confidence with someone who is trained to listen. Counsellors should listen without judging you and explore your problems with you, but not tell you what you should…

Abuse

Being mistreated or abused (sometimes called ‘Significant Harm') is defined as Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Neglect or Emotional Abuse. Information in this section has been sourced through the Hounslow Safeguarding Children's Board and  other national organisations such as the NSPCC

Online Safety

This section looks at the help and information available to keep children and young people safe while using the internet, apps and social media sites. Many parents have concerns over internet safety, however, there are practical steps that parents can take to guide children on how…

Bullying

          Bullying Bullying is the repetitive, intentional hurting either physically or emotionally of one person or group by another. E.g. calling names, taunting, mocking and teasing, damaging property, stealing, spreading rumours, hurting someone physically and making threats, being isolated from group activities, cyberbullying, making offensive comments verbally or by…

PANTS - the underwear rule

Talking PANTS is a way to help keep your child safe from abuse. It teaches your child that: their body belongs to them they have the right to say no they should tell an adult if they are upset or worried about anything. PANTS stands…

Free Childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds

All 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of free early education and childcare over 38 weeks of the year. If you are a working parent, your 3 and 4 year old may be entitled to an additional 15 hours of childcare.    2 year olds…

COVID-19 Educational and Activity resources

Please find below some resources that may be helpful for parent carers of children and young people, For primary age a celebbrity online daily timetable  For early years children aged 0-5 years  Hungry Little Minds Tiny Happy People - BBC Look, Say, Sing, Play -…