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Adapting to the pandemic – The Matthew Project

We have in recent weeks featured encouraging examples of how VCSE organisations have adapted and responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. And it is apparent that the voluntary sector, though hard-pressed at times, has proved to be remarkably resilient in changing service delivery to meet clients’ needs.

Do you work with children aged between 6 - 11?

From discussions so far, there are key themes emerging about the needs of children aged between 6 and 11, the need for a targeted approach to supporting adolescents for all children to return to school over the coming months.

Guidance for Opening Halls for Pre-School Use

ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) have published guidance for halls and community buildings who are planning how to safely re-open for use by pre-schools. 

The guidance covers requirements for hall committees as well as those for pre-schools.  There are FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and a checklist for halls to use before re-opening.

The guidance can be found by clicking here

Adult Learning launches new online courses

Norfolk County Council’s Adult Learning has made many of its courses available online, as well as launching new online courses designed to keep people active, healthy and connected throughout the lockdown.

Children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic

The Government has shared guidance to parents and carers on supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people throughout the pandemic, 

How is Norfolk’s VCSE sector managing the COVID-19 scenario?

We would appreciate your help in completing two key surveys, one or both of which may be relevant to your work scenario:

One survey helps us assess how the county’s voluntary, community and social enetrprise groups and organsiations are coping. The other is aimed specifically at community buildings and village halls.

Coronavirus / Covid-19 VCSE sector update

If you are (a) involved with a voluntary or community group or organisation (b) are thinking about volunteering or (c) wanting to start up a local help group in your community you'll find a wealth of good advice and guidance in our Norfolk VCSE Covid-19 update. 

Don't forget the food banks...

Don’t forget the food banks – they are needed now more than ever! Read what the Trussell Trust is doing now amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.

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