Covid19 Edition 3

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New guidance for early years settings on re opening

The Department for Education (DfE) have published new guidance setting out the overarching aims and principles of this next phase, including information about implementing protective measures and the reopening of childcare provision from 1 June 2020.

You can read the full guidance here.


Service updates

With significant disruption to many of the HCC services please visit

New Government guidance for children’s social care services

The Government have published new guidance for local authorities and their partners to support and protect vulnerable children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. You can read the guidance here.

Health Advice

For general guidance and health advice, check Coronavirus – what you need to know.

For Financial Advice

Referral links for professionals and volunteers

A very useful referral document for professionals and volunteers can be downloaded here.



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