Department for Education coronavirus helpline.
The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is now available to
answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and
children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact
this helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Information and letters
Help and support
ThinkNinja is a free app designed to support children's emotional health and wellbeing. It is available from your device's relevant app store.
There is a section in the app for coronavirus, covering fears linked to coronavirus, isolation struggles, worries about family and friends and coping techniques.
Click here for more information.
One Reading Community Hub:
The One Reading Community Hub has been created for Reading borough residents who may require additional support during the pandemic. It is also a place for people to volunteer their time or services to help those in need.
The hub is a partnership between Reading Borough Council, Reading Voluntary Action, Brighter Futures for Children and the town's wide and varied voluntary and community sector.
It provides a helpline 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday and 9am-1pm Saturday on 0808 1894325 (freephone). For more details visit: https://www.reading.gov.uk/coronavirussupport