What parents and carers need to know returning to school
Testing is now open to any member of the public with COVID-19 symptoms by visiting nhs.uk/coronavirus or calling 119 to book a test.
Doctors of the World provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients in 60 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross: https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/
Covid-19 Support line for BAME communities.
A Greater Manchester wide service
What we already know
Third of Covid-19 patents are from Black and Asian Minority Ethnic population (BAME)
Why is this service necessary
Covid-19 related emotional support for BAME families is limited in Greater Manchester (GM)
Who can call
People from BAME communites who are:
- Recovering from COVID-19 or are self-isolating
- Relatives and friends of clients suffering from COVID-19
- Bereaved relatives and friends of a deceased COVID-19 person
- BAME women and young girls victims of abuse and violence
Who are we?
- A charity specialised in the provision of cross-culture emotonal support
- Registered Mental health Practitioners and Psychotherapists
- Bilingual trained Peer Mentors skilled in basic cultural counselling
- Community support volunteer workers
What is available?
- Advice, guidance and signpost relatng to COVID-19 matters
- Cross-culture emotional support related to pre- and post Covid-19 issues
- Tailored psychosocial therapy for women and young girls victims of violence and abuse during COVID-19:
Individual and Group therapy available.
- Online trainings available
- Advice, guidance and support provided in varied languages including Somali, Kurdish, Swahili, Urdu, Arabic, French and more
07862 279289 / 07894 126157
You can also text the word ‘HELP’ and someone will get back to you
Open seven days a week from 10am-6pm