Information for Young People

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How you can Help

Things to Do

How we can help you

Learning Resources

Have your say


How can you help and activities you can do

If you would like to volunteer and support in your local community, you may be able to support at your local foodbank or there may be a local mutual aid group you could join to support your local community.
Visit https://covidmutualaid.org/

We recommend that you follow the guidance from the government. Turning Point have launched a digital leaflet that offers support and advice through the COVID-19 pandemic. Read it here: https://cdn.flipsnack.com/widget/v2/widget.html?hash=fuk36nuzy


Things to Do

We have added a range of new categories to the youth hub, click each of the headings to find even more things to do!

Virtual tours, and live webcams

Online learning

Geography, nature, and history

Music

Arts and culture

Literature online

Learn a new skill or develop a current one!

Miscellaneous & entertainment

Anxiety/Mental health/loneliness

Youth Work Support – Information for Young People

Some other things you could do include:

o Writing a letter to your local care home or someone you know.
o Call a friend or relative you know – They may be lonely.
o Do Something for yourself – e.g. exercise, pamper, watch film, bake, art (we have a few things on this page you could try!)
o Do something to help out at home – help each other out we are all in it together!
o Post jokes
o Recommend books to read
o Play board games at home / online – play connect 4/card games/ chess
o Make your own Top trump cards
o Design your own game
o Do some gardening

Have something else you can think of? Why not let us know on our Facebook page! visit https://www.facebook.com/VolunteenPlus.


How can we help you?

The Warren Youth Project
The Warren counselling section is offering a telephone, text or online service at this time. If you need someone to talk to, they would love to hear from you.
Tel: 01482 218115
Email: counselling@thewarren.org

Cornerhouse
http://www.wearecornerhouse.org/
They work with young people around sexual health and emotional well-being.

If you need to speak to a worker there is a full list of contact details here, they will get back to you as soon as they can.
Feel free to get in touch through social media or through their website.

Facebook @wearecornerhouse

Instagram @wearecornerhouse

Twitter @werecornerhouse

mentalhealth.org.uk
Struggling with your Mental Health during isolation? This website offers you advice & support that will help you through these difficult times.

nhs.uk/oneyou/apps/
This link is for all the free apps available for both young people and adults that will help with your mental/emotional health.

Hull & East Yorkshire Mind
https://www.heymind.org.uk
For any local mental health support for adults or young people.
Tel: 01482 240200
Text: 07520 633447
Information Line (9am-5pm Monday to Friday): 01482 240133

https://www.howareyoufeeling.org.uk/
A website developed by HeadStart Hull full of great information for young people about mental health.

Not In Our Community
https://notinourcommunity.org/

Samaritans
https://www.samaritans.org/branches/
01482 323456

Childline
Anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Trained counsellors. https://www.childline.org.uk/
Download the Childline App – Pin locked, 1-2-1 chats, tips and advice. Tel: 0800 1111 – FREE doesn’t show up on phone bills.

Child Adolescent and Mental Health Services http://camhs.humber.nhs.uk/
CAMHS: 01482 303810
CAMHS 24hr Crisis: 01482 301701

Prevention of Young Suicide (Papyrus) https://papyrus-uk.org/
Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org
0800 068 41 41 – Call
07786209 697 – Text

The Calm Zone https://www.thecalmzone.net/
5pm – midnight 365 days a year
0800 58 58 58

Thirteen (website)
Information website http://thirteen.me.uk/
Advice and Support on an array of potential issues

YoungMinds’
Information website http://www.youngminds.org.uk
Free helpline for advice on:
0808 802 5544

NHS
Advice number for medical issues. https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care/nhs-111/
If you have difficulties communicating or hearing you can:
– Call 18001 111 on a text phone For urgent medical problems but unsure what to do? Call 111
24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

East Riding Local Offer
http://www.eastridinglocaloffer.org.uk/
The local offer provides clear, accessible information about what services are available in the area for parents, children and young people aged 0 – 25 years with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Humber ISPHN
https://humberisphn.nhs.uk/ for support and advice from health visitors and school nurses.
https://humberisphn.nhs.uk/chathealth/ For young people to text and be able to chat to a school nurse in confidence.

Kooth.com
Young people 11-25 in East Yorkshire/Hull can now access online counselling at kooth.com.


Learning resources

Online Safety

CEOP have created some Online Safety At Home packs, click on your age range to find out more and download them.

Age 8-10s

Age 11-13s

Age 14+

You can still find all of the previous home activity packs on their parents and carers website. These can be downloaded at any time you choose.

The Princes Trust
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/ – Support for young people

Education & Fun Activities

https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/category/printable-library/

https://mommypoppins.com/family/coronavirus-pandemic-update-indoor-activities-resources-kids

https://familyeguide.com/boredom-busters-110-fun-at-home-activities-for-families-kids-2/

Audio Books
https://stories.audible.com/discovery

East Riding Libraries
https://www.eastridinglibraries.co.uk/libraries-online/

Log On Move On
https://www.logonmoveon.co.uk/


Have your say

We have created a forum for young people to post messages to each other, visit the forum at https://www.ervas.org.uk/youngpeople/forum/.