There are lots of websites, links and resources being shared to help support families in this time of uncertainty.  We will update this page with information we think you may find useful.

Although the physical centre is currently closed we are still working to support families and can be contacted via email at info@theredoak.org.uk or on 01737 645908 (messages are being monitored regularly).

Help and Support in Merstham – Need help_ and support in Merstham

Advice for families – Advice and support for families during COVID-19 (2)

A positive parenting guide – NSPCC positive parenting guide for all ages

Useful Organisations for Fathers & those waiting to be Fathers –  Information and Advice for Fathers

Support for parents during conflict – Support for parents during conflict

Anxiety Support – a resource pack for children of all ages – Anxiety Resource Pack

Tips on setting boundaries with children at home – Setting Boundaries

 

Mental health & Wellbeing

Surrey well-being partnership – https://www.facebook.com/Surrey-Wellbeing-Partnership-103386114667958/

Supporting parental wellbeing – Supporting Parental Wellbeing During COVID-19

Resource Pack – educational_psychology-_coronavirus_covid_resource_pack

Help to quit smoking – QuitForCovid Info

 

Resources for babies and preschool children

Redhill Baby Café – virtual groups are running every Wednesday morning until they can re-open again.  Here is the link to their website – https://www.thebabycafe.org/baby-cafes/redhill-and-reigate-area-baby-cafe/

The NHS 0-19 child health team – https://childrenshealthsurrey.nhs.uk/services/child-health-clinics-and-drop-ins

Resources for primary age children

Activities and websites – Activities for children during coronavirus

Young Minds –  https://youngminds.org.uk/resources/school-resources/beano-resilience-lesson-plans

Mindfulness and calming challenges for children – Mindfulness

Dave the Dog- an easy story to help young children understand coronavirus  Dave the Dog Covid-19 Story

Resources for teenagers

How to handle difficult behaviour – Older children

Family Links Coronavirus guide for parenting teenagers