ADVICE ON WORKING FROM HOME

Superhighways: Tips for remote working

GoToMeeting: Connect with anyone, anywhere, on any device

Working from Home: a guide to creating a healthy and productive workspace

Superhighways: Free online data training

mental health and wellbeing

Advice about mental health at work

My Whole Self: Supporting your mental health while working remotely 

Health, wellbeing and working from home

John W Bailie: Dealing with conflict at work during the pandemic

Remote Work Burnout – report about the effect of working from home on our mental health

CORONAVIRUS ADVICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

WELLBEING

Coronavirus & Wellbeing – practical advice for staying at home

Body and Soul: Free weekly live streamed therapeutic sessions

Tips for creating a routine during self-isolation

Remote support toolkit to support young people mental wellbeing

The Nest – free and confidential mental wellbeing advice and support

Five ways to good mental wellbeing – check out these tips

Ezra – A young professional’s guide to mental wellbeing while remote working and career planning

GENERAL ADVICE AND RESOURCES

UK Youth

Support for children and young people to understand domestic violence

Advice for young carers

Restorative Thinking and Positive Relationships: preventing and managing conflict – advice for parents

YGAM – Advice about gaming

Coronavirus advice for under 21s

Support for LGBTQ+ aged 16-25

Race Equality Foundation – Coronavirus information and resources

The Hype Project –  free resources for young people

Support for LGBTQ+ young people

Equally Ours – Coronavirus and the human rights of LGBTI people, equal rights coalition statement

Equally Ours – Black South West Network report: Impact of
COVID-19 on BAME-Led businesses, organisations and Communities

The Impact of the Two Pandemics – VAWG and COVID-19 on Black and Minoritised Women and Girls

Youth Blogs – Young people reflecting on the pandemic

Street games – report on the impact of the lockdown in low income areas

EU report – Youth inclusion, digital solutions and the global pandemic

4 in 1 – Tips for young people from young people. Weekly episodes

Centre for Mental Health – understanding inequalities during the pandemic

Government Guidance – Lockdown 4th January 2021

COURSES, events and ACTIVITIEs

Bounce Back – 16-24 Supporting NEET Project for young people currently not working or studying

MyLifeMySay – free online events for young people

Anti-bullying aliance course

The Hype Project – take part in an online research project

Free online courses from Raaw London – for more info contact info@raawfoundation.com

NYA – Learn about gangs and explotation

Young Bristol – Virtual Youth Clubs

Bite Back 2030 – apply to become a Youth Leader

Youth Voice Steering Group – Apply now

RJ4All e-courses – learn about restorative justice

EMPLOYMENT

Young enterprise, young money – Digital toolkits

Youth work – Skills and career activities  

Advice about mental health at work

A guide to delivering digital youth work

UK Youth – list of online events June 2020

Note on how the government should respond to concerns about youth employment

BACP – competences for telephone ecounselling

Citizens Advice – free advice on employment and related issues

Southwark works – Job vacancies, online resources and courses

Job Centre Plus – employment information

GOV.UK – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme information

City of London – Covid19 advice for businesses

SALTO – A guide to digital education for youth workers

SALTO – Integrating young ex-offenders into youth work

Open Access Youth Work: A Narrative Review of Impact

Southwark Council – Job vacancies and career advice by mail

FinImpact – Resources and Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

YouthLink Scotland – Youth Work Skills Framework

BEFit4Life – 2 years of business support

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Virtual museum tours

Tech Pixies: definitive guide to staying at home with kids during the coronavirus crisis

Allison Davies: music therapist using music to support brain function and reduce anxiety for you and your children!

Tate Kids – Make Art and Play Games

#EveryHomeATheatre – Challenges for the whole family

Online resources and activities to mark VE Day

SuperArts – low-cost dance classes for the whole family

Activities for different ages

Chatterpack’s box to beat boredom

Scouts – The great indoors. Activities to inspire young minds

Save the Children – activities to keep children entertained during lockdown

Unicorn theatre – unique digital theatre experience for 3 to 8s

Unique voice – stay at home activity pack

London Zoo – meet the animals

Folly Farm barn webcam

HELP STAYING CONNECTED ONLINE

TIPS AND ONLINE SAFETY

Zoom – support during the COVID 19

The Cares Family: Connection and community in a disconnected age

Online Safety – Top Tips

UK Safer Internet Centre

A digital guide for young people

LearnMyWay – Learn how to use the internet

Vpn mentor – The Ultimate Guide to Protecting Your Child Online in 2020

Pixel Privacy – How To Keep Your Children Safe Online: The Ultimate Guide For The Non Techy Parent

ONLINE CALLS

Google Hangouts

Zoom

Groop

Discord

CHILDREN

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

Coronavirus: Chris and Xand have what you need to know

Wicklow Triple A Alliance

Children’s guide to coronavirus

Konnue Huq – Explains coronavirus to kids

Coronavirus facts for kids

Coronavirus – a book for children

Don’t worry little bear – ebook and activities about coronavirus

Ebook – Dave the dog is worried about coronavirus

E-bug – learn about infections and how to prevent them

wellbeing

Mind Heart

Yes Futures – free resources to support children’s wellbeing

Children’s wellbeing pack

Parent/Carer pack on supporting mental wellbeing

Multiple resources for parents and carers

Place2Be – Resources for Children’s Mental Health Week

education

Chatterpack: Home learning resources list for families 

The Hideout – a space for children to understand domestic abuse

Curve – Children’s activity pack

Audible – free audiobooks for children

Rosetta stone – free language lessons for children

Ossicones and oxygen – Fun maths and science activities and experiments

Just Kidding About – Ideas of activities to do for young children at home

physical activity

Boogie Beebies – get children dancing 

Disney 10 Minute Shake Up 

NHS Change4life – Indoor activities for kids 

This Girl Can – Disney Dance Alongs

The Body Coach – Workouts for Children

GoNoodle – Physical Wellness for Kids

Create Development – real PE at home

KidsRunFree – Videos of games and activities for families to stay fit

Gymrun youtube channel – videos to keep children active

Move Crew – missions for children to do sport daily

ThisIsPE – Teach PE at home

EDUCATION IN ISOLATION

resources and tips

Khan Academy: a non-profit organisation with a mission to provide free, world-class education remotely

BBC Bitesize

Twinkl: home learning and school closure packs made by teachers

EBSCO – Library free resources and tips

List of online education resources

Guidance to remote teaching and coaching

Asdan: free resources for home learning

The Skills Builder Partnership

London learning at home – many different resources

Place2Be – Resources for headteachers and school staff to promote children wellbeing

Coronavirus and schools – FAQs

Schools mental health toolkit

GOV.UK – Guidance about safeguarding in schools

Roadmap for renewal – practical toolkit for schools

Back To School After Lockdown – Tips From An NHS Psychologist

25 Best Websites for Teachers

activities and courses

Team GB’s Get Set! Home Learning Programme – Get inspired by Olympic and Paralympic themed home learning activities!

Resiliencevoyage – have designed some resilience worksheets to support young people this time.They are also running live sessions on facebook!

Art Aid – Activities for Prison learners during the coronavirus lockdown

Big Creative Education – Free English and Maths courses for more info sabrei.ackah@bigcreative.education

You make it – Online empowerment programme

Leadership through sport and business – Digital Apprenticeships

Super Movers – Children learn while they move

Imoves – fun activities to learn and stay active

The Maths Factor – Online lessons for free children 4-12

Live art workshops from Art in the Park

I’m a Scientist, Stay at Home – chat with scientists and more

Creative Computing Club Suffolk – “Be Internet Citizens”

Learn British Sign Language for free

The Open University – free online courses

Harvard University – free online courses

Free e-course – Mental Health Awareness for sport and physical activity

OpenUpScience magazine – activities for ages 7-14. Contact rebeccaporter@cambridgesciencecentre.org

The RJ webinar series – Learn about restorative justice

EuroDesk – European Drug Prevention Prize

Fairtrade Schools – Teaching Resources

European Solidarity Corps – Open Online Course

FREE ENTERTAINMENT

Free film streaming

eLibrary

 eBooks and audiobooks

Southwark Council – Online events for free

Burning the village Podcast – by young people about their experiences

TryLife – Interactive Drama Series

Shakespeare’s Globe resources

Southwark Playhouse – watch plays for free

Libraries – Borrow 1,000 of e-books and audiobooks free online 

 Kobo – 700+ free modern and classic e-books via app

BBC Sounds – free audiobooks

Marvel Unlimited –  100+ free digital comics

Amazon Alexa – Listen to free audiobooks every month

Royal Opera House – free streaming service

Stitches in Time Project – creative resource pack

Unicorn Theatre – watch online theatre for children

STAY ACTIVE

workouts

#StayInWorkOut – Sport England

‘Our Parks’ programme – free streamed yoga, pilates, hiit and bootcamp classes every day

Fitness Blender – Workout  videos for any fitness level

London Sport – Active at home table

Healthy Futures – Sign Up to receive weekly food and exercise log

Lord’s Taverners –  free online hub with cricket based activities

Online workouts for pregnant women and new mums

London Youth – #stayinworkout

Couch to 5K – A running plan for begginers

NHS – free gym workouts

Parasport – workouts for wheelchair users

FIT FANS – online exercises for adults

Yoga with Adriene – free yoga videos

NHS 10-Minute workouts

10 today – video and radio workouts

British Heart Foundation – 10 minute living room workout

tips and resources

Move more – Tips to stay physically active

Youth Sport Trust – resources to support home activity

Sport England – Sports under the new restrictions

Sport England – Your questions answered

Resources to support the sport and physical activity sector

Active 10 – free walking tracker app

Mind – getting active at home in the garden activities A-Z

Mind – get active bingo. Challenge yourself

Mind – runners bingo online

Mind – Try going for a mindful walk

Help planning your yoga session

Sports England – Tips on hygene for sport and physical activity 

SUPPORT WITH FINANCES AND DAILY LIVING

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

COVID-19 Financial support for Southwark residents

StepChange: Get free debt advice online

Turn2us – A national charity that provides financial support

GOV.UK – Find Financial Support for Business

YEF Covid19 fund for people at risk of youth violence

Coronavirus Finance and Bills help

GOV.UK – Information about Universal Credit

Other help and information

Tell Southwark Council if you no someone who needs help

More information from Southwark Council

Getting free food during in Lewisham

Free Wellbeing and Sanitary Box for Young Girls across London! Please email info@animayouth.co.uk

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

GOV.UK –  Advice on Coronavirus and Domestic Abuse

Guidance for Young Carers and Covid-19

Government’s COVID19 recovery strategy

An unsafe distance: the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on excluded people in England

Are you a vulnerable person in isolation? Find help from NHS volunteer respoders

GOV.UK – Advice on what to do if you are struggling with Coronavirus

GoodGym – Request different types of support for vulnerable people

Protecting Seniors from Abuse and Neglect

SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH MENTAL DIFFICULTIES

RESOURCES AND TIPS

Young Minds

Obssesive Compulsive Disorder UK

Anxiety UK

Eating disorders: Beat

BCAP – Information from counsellors

Southwark Council – Mental health and wellbeing support services

A list of helpful websites and apps for managing mental health

‘Troo’ – a new well being app for young people. Download it for Android or IOS.

Guide to adding online support to your young people’s and mental health wellbeing service

How to get a better sleep

How to manage mood swings during lockdown

Mental wellbeing advice by group

Public Health England – Every Mind Matters

The Mental Health Foundation – free resources and help

Kooth – online well-being support for young people 11-19

The five most effective ways to improve your wellbeing today

One in Four – telephone support line for survivors of sexual abuse

Let’s talk loneliness – resources to cope with loneliness

Rethink mental illness – resources and help

GOV.UK – Guidance for parents and carers on how to support young people’s mental health

Drugwatch – A guide to dealing with anxiety

Thrive LDN – resources to help your mental health

ACTIVITIES

The Wellness Society – Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

10 days of happiness – Free online coaching programme

Coping with anxiety and stress – free workbook for young people

Free mental health and wellbeing resource pack

Getaway Girls – “She writes too” project

United response – fun online activities to support your wellbeing

FutureLearn – mental health courses