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.