Support for Families
Parent workshops offering online sessions if you have concerns about your child’s mental health and well-being. Drop in weekly sessions about behavioural difficulties, anxiety and online safety.
https://calmconnections.org/ or call - Emma 07919 848558 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Offers mentor schemes and emotional/ practical support for parents and carers to improve and maintain well-being.
https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/ or call 0808 802 5544
Advice and guidance on how to help you support your child’s mental health. Free online parents/carers helpline.
An online counselling service for 11-18 year olds struggling with mental health. Also, emotional well being resources available online.
Mentoring service for children that are struggling with managing emotions/ anger/ raising aspirations/ motivation.
Greater Manchester Bereavement Service
Find local support for anyone who has been bereaved or affected by a death. No one needs to feel alone with their grief.
Support for BAME Communities
Online support and resources for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities during the pandemic- translated into many different languages. You can find this on https://www.gmcvo.org.uk/Coronavirus/BAMESupport
Housing, Financial and Food Support
Main Trafford Helpline (Community hub)
0300 330 9073 - option 4 and hold the line. If you are living along, struggling to make ends meet, are self-isolating without friends or family who can help, or generally in need of advice or support, call this number between 8:30am - 5:30pm.
79 Cornbrook Street, Old Trafford, M16 7QB
Food pantry on Fridays between 2-4pm -. Bag of shopping for £3.50 - anyone is welcome, regardless of circumstances.
Call 0161 868 0266 between 10am - 12pm on a Friday if you are struggling to get to the pantry.
The Bread and Butter Thing
The Bread and Butter Thing is now at St. Anne's Church every Wednesday afternoon, providing weekly groceries at a low price.
£7.50 for a family week’s shopping. Must register and arrange pick up.
Trafford Domestic Abuse Support
https://www.tdas.org.uk or call 07534 066 029
Emergency grab bags and support are being created and supplied for people that are fleeing Domestic Abuse.
Local Food Bank
If you are in need of food and struggling, email email@example.com and we will try to arrange a food parcel to be delivered.
Let us know if your circumstances have changed. If you are struggling financially, we might be able to help. Email me for any support, or for more information firstname.lastname@example.org
Trafford Directory has compiled a page of useful resources for families, carers and educators: www.trafforddirectory.co.uk/
So far it includes:
- Links to the latest Government and public health advice
- Mental health and wellbeing resources for children, young people and adults
- SEND resources including social stories to explain what is happening
- Guidance and contacts for schools
Well-being Support and Activities for You and Your Family!
Talk it through
Help and advice on how to discuss the pandemic and issues surrounding well-being with your child. https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/#ten-tips-from-our-parents-helpline
Connect with Nature
Fun activities that provide opportunities for families to learn together, while encouraging love for nature and the environment.
Activities to create and connect with loved ones, friends and the community.
A playful and energetic Yoga class for all ages.
Calm your Mind
Try some of these breathing exercises, activities, games and videos to help let go of stress and find your inner peace.https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/
Free meditation and mindfulness application for all the family for use on any device. https://www.smilingmind.com.au