Resources include updated official Government advice and Public Health guidance in 60 languages from Doctors of the World UK, COVID-19 Advice for Parents’ poster, and Factual and easy-to-understand COVID-19 Infographics also available in 35 languages.
Important COVID-19 info & resources for families, children and overseas visitors/ immigrants from Westminster City Council around bereavement support and Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and treatment for migrant patients.
Mr Abdul Aziz Toki, Director of Central London Youth Development talks about their new initiative to support the mental and emotional well-being of disadvantaged BME children (aged between 4-16 years old) in North Westminster during COVID-19. This includes delivering food packs, wellbeing acitivity packs for different ages and a 12 weeks Fun and Learn programme.
London Friend, a charity that supports the LGBT community is running 1:1 and group support sessions and has put together a number of useful resources to help manage mental health during lockdown.
BAMEStream is a collective of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) practitioners, therapists, policy experts, activists and academics who specialise in the areas of mental health and therapy. Reported statistics show that BAME communities are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis; and as such, the group’s core purpose is to raise awareness and undertake impactful actions to address the urgent mental health and wellbeing needs of the UK’s BAME communities.
A 9 week programme aimed at parents whose children are being abusive or violent toward them or who appear out of parental control. Starting 2nd June, Westminster Parenting will be delivering this group via Microsoft Teams.
Community Living Well and Westminster Talking Therapies are now offering one-off 1 hour workshops focused on a range of concerns during COVID. Workshops include: Living Well with COVID and a Long Term Health Condition; Managing Anxiety and Worry During a Pandemic; Maintaining Wellbeing During Isolation; and Parenthood During COVID.
Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation (MEWSo) is currently looking for over-the-phone befrienders for either isolated and elderly women, or LBTQ+ women in BAMER communities. Working hours are flexible. Knowledge of different languages is ideal.
Total Family Coaching is offering online virtual parenting groups and 1:1 parenting advice via video chat or by phone. Parents can join online video groups where we deliver two parenting programmes of 8 weeks each. Parents can join anytime.
Age UK, and KCSC with local GPs and WL CCG are recruiting for a North Kensington Social Prescribing Link Worker. Ideally, this person will have experience of working and/or living in the local community or understanding/knowledge of the local communities and their needs