Plymouth Hope

Supporting You

We understand that these are very difficult times for our Plymouth Hope Family. Below are links to useful resources and other organisations. 

We hope that you are all keeping safe and staying in your own homes.


The most important thing we can do for each other at this time is listen to guidance from the NHS and the Government, and make sure that we keep ourselves and our families safe. Please use the links below to get the most up to date advice.


https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19 


www.gov.uk/coronavirus


Let's stick together by staying apart

Doctors of the World have now translated essential Covid-19 guidance based on NHS and Government health advice and information in 48 languages available in written format. Video format of this guidance is available in 10 languages, and audio format with easy share button will be online soon. Please find them here: www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/

Odils Plymouth have an extensive playlist of video Covid19 guidance which can be found here: www.youtube.com/user/ opendoorsplymouth/playlists


Who can help?

Food - for community members who do not have food at home:

Union Corner PL1 3HW is providing daily soup, snacks and essentials 

Monday to Friday 12-2 pm


Plymouth Food Bank are continuing to run on Monday, Wednesday & Friday
using the existing voucher system. Tel: 01752 254981

Please click on the "Partners Help and Advice" tab at the top of the home page for more information on how different organisations can support you.

Helpful Resources and Links

Helpful Links and Resources for You 

The International Federation of Red Cross has created some some useful resources in different languages to help you and your community, please click on the link below to find;

 

  • 14 Day Well-Being Kit

  • Coping with stress 

  • Psychological First Aid and coping with an outbreak



Below is a link to Mental Health Leaflets in 25 different Languages from The Royal College of Psychiatrists:


Below is a link to a children's story 'My Hero is You: how kids can fight COVID-19', produced by The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). 

https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-reference-group-mental-health-and-psychosocial-support-emergency-settings/my-hero-you

"This translation/adaptation was not created by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). The IASC is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this translation. The original English edition 'Inter-Agency Standing Committee. My Hero is You: how kids can fight COVID-19!' Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO shall be the binding and authentic edition."


 


Other useful resources and updates

Our lovely hard working volunteers are currently hosting zoom chats for our youth club, football team and we are also hosting zoom chats for conversation club.

Subjects and topics covered in these chats are:

  • Signposting for food - please see above for information
  • Money worries
  • Boosting Mental Health and Well-Being - setting mini challenges
  • Helping to stay connected to reduce isolation
  • Living with teenagers
  • Creating a routine
  • Getting creative - home activities

 

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