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COVID-19

What parents and carers need to know returning to school

Click here for government guidance for parents and carers.

This is for children at:

  • registered nurseries and childminder
  • primary and secondary schools
  • further education colleges

Coronavirus Testing

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.


Coronavirus Leaflets

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 communities 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 emotional 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 relating 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

www.nestac.org.uk
info@nestac.org.uk

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