Please click on the link below for information on a new service being introduced to Swindon in partnership with Barnardo’s.
Coronavirus has turned life upside down, for all of us. But for thousands of children, already or newly vulnerable, a new reality is emerging which is starker than we could ever have imagined. As lockdown lifts and we look past the immediate crisis, we’re beginning to see more clearly how deep-rooted the impact of COVID-19 will be on children and young people, now and in the future.
What’s the need?
Out of school, feeling stuck at home or locked out of their usual support systems, it’s been harder than ever for children and young people to get the help they need. In many cases, hidden harms like online grooming, inequalities amongst BAME communities, criminal and sexual exploitation and domestic abuse are still impacting on children