Covid 19

DOWN SureStart are still available for support and advice during the current crisis. Please contact the office on 02844613630 (leave a message if no answer) or email down.surestart@setrust.hscni.net (you can also use the register interest form on the website.

See below a list of helpful resources which will continue to be updated, also don’t forget to keep checking the News and Advice page for different activities/rhymes and advice to help you cope at home with your children.

What just happened booklet

COVID – 19 Support Services for Mental Health – 

Covid - Support Services

Home Safety advice – For more information on preventing accidents in the home visit  https://www.rospa.com/Home-Safety/Advice/General/Preventing-Accidents-in-the-Home.aspx

Check out this video and book to help explain the coronavirus to your child:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=jUmSiLXesKI

dave-the-dog-coronavirus-1-1

Dealing with Worry in Difficult Times is a short, phone friendly guide to promote wellbeing and link people to key resources (see attached).   pocket guide for worry

Womens Aid Womens Aid

Safe places for Domestic abuse victims –  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52495434

Attached is a home workout for those of you who are missing the gym or would like to keep active at home (If you would like to receive a copy of the video for this please send an email to down.surestart@setrust.hscni.net) homeworkout for video2

Find attached Coping Calendar which may benefit you as we face this global crisis together: coping_calendar

Find Attached links for Parenting NI Newsletters https://mailchi.mp/ebf8081236d5/parenting-ni-update-4303460?e=[UNIQID]

https://mailchi.mp/e1d9377a190a/parenting-ni-update-4313928?e=[UNIQID]

Bookstart resources: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/ni/

Bookstart Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/booktrustni