Are you seeing children and young adults in the community who you are concerned about? Know the signs of child exploitation and report it to @DC_Police. Don’t assume someone else will. #Exploitation #SaySomething https://crowd.in/um51l4
Support for families with children and young people returning to school or university.
For a list of free or low-cost activities to do this summer, visit @TFFCornwall or click here & download their free booklet. Families living in Cornwall can apply for funding. Get outside and meet new people.
Managing your emotions is hard, but for a teen, during lockdown it can be almost impossible! Khulisa has produced a range of resources for young people, and parents, around coping during lockdown.
NHS Kernow has launched a survey to explore young people’s experiences of health and care online during the pandemic. Please share with anyone who could participate – young people up to age 18, or to age 25 with special education needs, who has accessed these services.
Find out more about the Our Safeguarding Children Partnership for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – annual report newly published.
Children and young people news round-up – free school meals scheme to be expanded, Obesity strategy announced, new special school for Cornwall, risk of a ‘lost generation of teens’ and Smart Savings project supporting families in Cornwall.
Funding for: reopening the arts, environment, medical welfare, recovery for those supporting people with complex social issues (especially BAME charities) and marginalised groups, veterans support, and sports development
Funding opportunities – for disadvantaged young people, community initiatives, building repairs and disabled people.
Cornwall Council is partnering with the BBC in a new programme designed to help bridge the gap between midwifery services and school. Tiny Happy People includes extensive digital resources for parents and professionals.
New funding announced – the National Lottery Community Fund Partnerships, including for social enterprises (SHORT DATE), plus for armed forces, and children & young people.
Funding resources – creating entrepreneurs in S & E Cornwall, for children, homeless, equine and animal welfare, suicide prevention, innovative community projects and around human rights.
Cornwall Council has opened a consultation around their new Carers Strategy and service model. Please take part, if you’re a carer, and share it widely, so as many as possible can see it.
Data is key, for organisations writing funding bids and making plans for their futures. Find out some of the best information around the impact of the coronavirus for your area.
New funding – for COVID-19-related welfare support (with short deadlines), and others around welfare, support for vulnerable groups, and heritage preservation. Plus Future for Nature competition.
Barnardo’s and the Department for Education are delivering a programme to reach at risk children & young people. Expressions of interest are sought from local partners – DEADLINE 30 JUNE
New funding – SHORT DEADLINE National Lottery fund, plus BBC Children in Need, registering for the Big Christmas Give, and protective security around places of worship.
With changes to the Free School Meals provision announced for the summer holidays, find out about End Hunger Cornwall, and the work that still needs to be done.
Non-covid-related funding opportunities for organisations working with people with disabilities, housing, planting trees, and rehoming pets
We all have a responsibility to protect children and young people by knowing the signs of sexual abuse. Find out how to report any concerns. #SpeakOutStopAbuse