Wider Parental Support
Statistics revealed that domestic violence has surged since the start of the coronavirus lockdown, help for all victims of abuse is available. Please see the attached leaflet from Victims’ Services.
Energyworks at Groundwork Greater Manchester are offering telephone support to those who are self-isolating, vulnerable and/or high risk of covid-19. Covid-19 GM
Keeping children safe
New guidance issued today ‘Advice to parents and carers on keeping children safe from abuse and harm’ brings together sources of information about the main risks children may be particularly vulnerable to during the pandemic and signposts to available help and support.
The NSPCC helpline is available for support and advice if you have any concern for a child’s safety on 0808 800 5000.
If you feel that a child is in immediate danger, call the police on 999. You can report concerns to the police on their non-emergency number, 101.
You can also contact our safeguarding team on 0161 342 4101 or visit www.tamesidesafeguardingchildren.org.uk
The Strengthening Families model in Tameside is an intensive early help offer for parents — mothers and/or fathers who are pregnant and have had children removed previously. Their aim is to provide a holistic package of support to help break and repair this cycle to promote positive outcomes. For further information please see the attached parent leaflet. STAR Parents Leaflet
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