Resources for children and young people

Links and information to support Children and Young People during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Youth Work

The Council's dedicated Youth Work Team have moved to a digital service while social distancing measures are in place. Young people can get involved in our new services through instant messaging, group video calls, phone, or email. These services include which include Drop-Ins, STEM Group, Daily Challenges, Youth Information, 1-2-1 Support, and youth accreditation.

Our various social media channels have links to all our resources:

Young Scot

Young Scot has a dedicated campaign site which includes information about what's happening, what you can do if you are feeling anxious and how you can support others in your community.

Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland

The Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland has published some information about children's rights in a time of crisis and a number of helpful links to resources:

#Covibook

The Covibook is a short book to support and reassure children, under the age of 7, regarding COVID-19. This book is an invitation for families to discuss the full range of emotions arising from the current situation

Childline

Childline have a dedicated Cornoavirus page which covers what coronavirus is, what to do if you are worried and how to cope if you are staying at home.