Coronavirus - COVID-19 Information 

NYCC Letter to Carers

Letter dated 7th April from North Yorkshire County Council giving useful contacts and information about service provision in North Yorkshire.

My Coronavirus Plan

Provided be North Yorkshire County Council - a useful plan for all carers to use during these difficult times.

Hand Washing Guidelines

Guidance for those who provide unpaid care to friends or family

A link to government guidance for those who provide unpaid care.


Parent Carers

Below are a number of really good resources kindly provided by Children's NHS Sheffield to support parents of children with special educational needs:

COVID-19 parent handout

SEN - Why School is Closed

SEN - What is Coronavirus

SEN - Washing Hands

SEN - Feelings

SEN - Being at Home

Childrens Guide to Coronavirus

SEN - Schedule and Choose Symbols for Home

For a list of online educational resources to help children learn from home:


Young Carers

For mental health and wellbeing support:
Wellbeing and mental health support for young people in North Yorkshire. They are there to help you find the right support to help you stay well, whatever is going on in your life.
Stem- provides free resources and tips for teen mental health for online support
BUZZ US- for text support: 07520631168
Young Minds - Children and  young people mental health support and advice -

For help with revision:

Senca- gives useful revision materials for specific GCSE and A level courses:
Bitesize- helps with revision for all ages:


Discover a hobby- gives hundreds of hobbies and tips for how to get started:

Young Adult Carers

The Mix - Essential support and information for under 25's


Care Services

The Care and Support Services Directory provides information on health and social care across the County.  North Yorkshire County Council want people  to maintain their independence for as long as possible and enjoy the best possible quality of life.  To make the right decision requires high quality information and advice.  The directory provides this information to assist you.

Click here or on the image below to find out more about how you can:

  • stay independent
  • find the support in your community
  • access home care
  • select care homes


Useful links to support

Carers at some point in their journey may need additional support services.  Every carer is unique and the support they require will be needed at different times.  We have put together a list of organisations that we continually work with to assist and sign post carers to.

To find out more about these organisations please contact them either by telephone, email or visit their website for further information and support.



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