Coronavirus – School Hubs: Support for families

Lots of families will be struggling at this time, juggling work and childcare and finances.

If you are a ‘key worker’ and can’t stay at home with your children, or if your child would benefit from a free school meal whilst normal school service is suspended, please have a look at the list below to see whether your child’s school can help.

The Maximise team are also providing help in partnership with CHAI & Children 1st to provide support with:

  • Welfare Rights
  • Income Maximisation
  • Money Advice
  • Housing Support
  • Family Welfare Support
  • Employability Support 

Contact details are: 0131 442 2100

Support for children and families during school closure – emotional wellbeing

Children and young people will undoubtedly experience difficulties in the period where schools are closed. Have a look at the guidance Sarah Lawson, a Chartered Educational Psychologist, offers to help them through this time.