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
Free parenting courses now available online, to support parents, grandparents and carers of children from birth up to the age of 18.
Vodaphone is partnering with three charities to launch the Great British Tech Appeal, to receive publicly donated phones and tables for redistribution to families and individuals in need.
A round up of mental health information for children and young people from a range of organisations in Cornwall.
Find out about Tempo Time Credits, a way of earning credits to spend on leisure activities, through volunteering. Targeted to vulnerable families and young people. Also professional support forums.
The Sensory Trust have a variety of activities on their website to help people connect to nature and support their mental health and wellbeing.
Keeping children safe online – what resources are there to help those who find themselves with kids at home right now? Protect children and young people against cyber bullying.
Covid 19 update – support for renters, and with energy bills, for vulnerable children as schools close, free mobile access to NHS info, and a National Emergencies Trust appeal has launched.
National Child Exploitation Awareness Day is on 18 March. Find out more, and get hold of some images to use on your social media to help the campaign.
Government consultations around the DWP engaging with disabled people, care leavers provision, rthe dormant assets scheme, and the Victims’ Code.
Cornwall Council has approved a budget that will improve social care provision, as well as climate change plans, rural transport, and waste, and introduce a Real Living Wage for Council staff.
March awareness raising: Cancer and other health conditions, Fair Trade, inequality, debt, family safety, St Piran, World Book Day, women, stopping smoking, forests, single parents, and more!
Safeguarding round-up – FGM reporting, stalking protection orders, abuse in the Catholic Church, protecting children overseas from UK abusers, and removing CSA images online.
Funding opportunities for disadvantaged children, and for disadvantaged communities, plus to help people realise their sporting ambitions, and the Comic Relief Community Fund.
Funding to run holiday clubs, and additional government funding for schools to offer breakfast clubs and holiday provision.
More schools than ever are buying in mental health support for their pupils, and 80% of pupils supported by the Community and Hospital Education Service have mental health needs.
Consultations – HeadStart Legacy Fund, Cornwall Council’s adult mental health plan and clean air strategy, the Youth Voice Census and TV licences. Please participate and share. Deadlines imminent.
The Royal Foundation has launched a survey around early years, looking at the most important factors influencing children aged 0-5. Please take part & share widely!