The Department for Education yesterday announced a £24m regional approach to boosting Covid-19 recovery for the children’s social care secto
A range of free summer holiday food and activities for children is now available to book via the Active Cornwall website
Another chance to watch our spotlight videos as part of our Co-creating Cornwall’s Future event
Following the Queen’s Speech to open Parliament yesterday, Cornwall VSF CEO Helen Boardman gives her opinion on bills set out, for Cornwall
This Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May) we are collaborating with the Wave Project and Cornwall Mind to promote the benefits of sea swimming and surf therapy on mental health.
The conversation about maternal mental health raises important questions. Cornwall VSF speaks to experts to understand support in Cornwall
The government has launched its next phase of support for families ‘Supporting Families’, with £165m budget. Locally Together for Families
Scheme providing free vitamins and food vouchers to pregnant women and children in low-income families to get a financial boost from April.
Food vouchers for all children eligible for Free School Meals will be made available by Cornwall Council over the Easter holidays.
The UK Government is seeking your views to help inform the development of its next Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategy.
Together for Families has launched its latest awareness campaign on child exploitation with information about how to spot the signs and what to do if you worried about a child being exploited or ‘groomed’ by an adult.
Three reports highlighting the unequal impact of COVID-19, with disproportionate deaths among disabled people, women impacted worse economically, and on families in poverty.
Find some half-term activities and guidance, learn more about the government’s catch-up plans for education, read a young people’s mental health report, and the change in provider for youth services in Cornwall.
Keeping a healthy balance of screen-time and the real world is difficult at the best of times. Check out these articles on digital addiction, and helping teens stay safe and balanced online.
Don’t let important decisions be made on issues that affect you, without your input. Have your say on the family justice system, keeping children safe in education, National Strategy for Disabled People, rural transport, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service and home abortions.
Find out how you can take part in the early stages of the review of outcomes of children in care, plus serious incident notifications are rising, lost school time may affect pupils’ earnings, free school meals are being extended, and support for uni students.
Find out about the Crowdfunder scheme raising £75,000 for laptops for Cornish school children, and the live STEM lessons by local experts to support homeschooling.
Help for families, organisations and disabled people who are struggling to get online – reduced-price digital devices, and cheap broadband. Also how to donate laptops etc to children.
Various covid-related news: covid-testing, and the impact on children and young people, people with disabilities, health, and the economy.