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Check out the latest edition of our Short Breaks newsletter.  This provides you with useful information on short break opportunities throughout the summer holidays. If you have any queries please contact Short Breaks Solutions on 03000 260 270  shortbreakssolutions@durham.gov.uk Families Information Service Sent on behalf…

Are struggling financially?

Published: 21 July 2021
A message from the COVID Community Champion Programme. If you are struggling financially, contact County Durham Together and we can signpost you to the right service based on your needs. You can contact us by ringing 03000 260 260 between 9.00am until 5.00pm Monday to…
Durham County Council SEND teams have been working on two documents to support children and families during lockdown.  We have produced a document on ‘wellbeing’ with information on how to look after your own and your children’s mental health; and where to seek support if …

Befriending Service "Every Call Counts"

Published: 15 July 2021
The Pioneering Care Centre are launching a new Telephone Befriending Service “Every Call Counts”  open to people aged 18 and over living in County Durham.  Our Befriending Service aims to provide a weekly phone call from one of our trained staff or volunteer befrienders to…
These resources are: information about services and provision available for Children, Young People and Adults to access to support with mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Lockdown Support 2021

Published: 01 July 2021
Please click on the below mobile phone links below to see what we have collected so far, we will be adding information to this link over the coming weeks, so please keep checking for our daily updates. Food Provision 2021 Useful Support Emotional Wellbeing 2021…

Covid-19

Published: 30 June 2021
Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation not all services and activities listed on this website will be operating as normal.  Please contact the provider directly for details. A full list of registered providers can be found if you need alternative childcare as a result of the…
The Covid-19 pandemic has already had a big impact on the way we live our lives as individuals, families and communities.  This is an uncertain time with lots of unknowns, and the current school closures mean that we are all trying to navigate this without…

Golden Tickets for two year olds

Published: 25 June 2021
Has your family received a golden ticket?  A targeted mail out has taken place sending golden tickets to families with children that are eligible for a free play and learn place.  The free 15 hours can be taken with a Childminder, School or Nursery. If…

Covid-19 - Looking After Yourself

Published: 24 June 2021
There is a lot of uncertainty around the current COVID-19 outbreak, particularly given that the situation is constantly developing and the information about the virus remains incomplete. Understandably, this is causing a lot of worry and anxiety for people. Having children and young people at…
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