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15 July 2020

Kooth mental wellbeing support for young people

With the end of term approaching, we wanted to remind you that young people in Devon can access free and confidential mental health support over the summer at

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14 July 2020

Help Us Help You South West Survey

To help the NHS understand how they can best meet people’s needs in future, they would like to know what you think about the new ways of working that have been introduced during the pandemic.

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10 July 2020

Summer holiday provision and other childcare

It’s been confirmed that out-of-school provision for children will be able to operate this summer. So you can now find out which schemes are intending to open during the holidays.

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6 July 2020

Phased reopening of libraries

Libraries will begin to reopen with a limited number of services from Monday 6 July.

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4 July 2020

Shielding guidance to ease for clinically vulnerable

The government has announced a two-phased easing of the shielding restrictions as coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rates continue to fall.

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3 July 2020

Lead agencies urge the public to stay safe this weekend

As lockdown restrictions ease further this weekend, senior politicians, public health and Police leads are urging the Devon public to stay safe.

3 July 2020

Get free food and vitamin vouchers

If you have children under 4 or are pregnant and you or your family receive qualifying benefits, you may be eligible for free food and vitamin vouchers from the Healthy Start programme.

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3 July 2020

Small grants scheme for disabled children

If you’re a provider of a service for children and young people with SEND, we are inviting applications to our small grants scheme for financial support so that activities can run over the summer holiday.

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2 July 2020

New guidance about out-of-school settings

The government have published new guidance for parents and carers covering changes to out-of-school settings for children and young people.

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1 July 2020

Action for Children offer free parenting support

Every parent needs a little help sometimes. Happily, then, Action for Children are offering online parenting support for families with children aged 0-19.