Here are some other useful contact details for you during this period, if you wish help in contacting these agencies please talk to one of our Housing Officers.
Universal Credit 0800 328 5644
Independent Resource Centre 0141 951 4040 – for personal advice on benefits for you and your family, help with rent, mortgage advice etc.
Scottish Welfare Fund 01389737640 – helps families and people in Scotland who are on low incomes through Crisis Grants and Community Care Grants. You can apply for a: Crisis Grant – if you're in crisis because of a disaster (like a fire or flood), or an emergency.
Working4u Support Services 01389 738296 – supports West Dunbartonshire residents seeking employment opportunities, provide assistance with benefits and debt issues, help to access learning, gain qualifications and improve digital literacy.
Adult Mental Health Support 0141 941 4400 –Goldenhill Mental Health Resource Centre who can provide advice and support for anyone struggling with mental health issues.
Scottish Women’s Aid 0800 027 1234 – DON’T SUFFER IN SILENCE – Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline remains fully operational during the Coronavirus pandemic. You can call 24/7 or email and web chat https://womensaid.scot/
UK Government Infectious Diseases Guidance https://www.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/health-protection-infectious-diseases#guidance_and_regulation
NHS Information and Symptoms Checker - https://www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus
Scottish Government - Coronavirus in Scotland - https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/
Hand Washing Advice from BBC News - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-51637561/coronavirus-watch-how-germs-spread
Health Protection Scotland https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/a-to-z-of-topics/wuhan-novel-coronavirus/
Please find below links which we have been passed from West Dunbartonshire Council on 27/03/20.
Audible - All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet - https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Duolingo - A great app for learning a language (loads of choices) and it’s easy to access for young ones -
Glasgow Science Centre at Home - https://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/gsc-at-home
Jim and Tomic's Musical Theatre Happy Hour - https://jimandtomic.com/
PE with Joe - https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html
Project Gutenberg - https://www.gutenberg.org/
The Maths Factor - https://www.themathsfactor.com/
The World of David Walliams Audio Books - https://soundcloud.com/world-of-walliams-audio
Virtual museum and art gallery tours – https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/mar/23/10-of-the-worlds-best-virtual-museum-and-art-gallery-tours
Zoo webcam - https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/
Options to Google:
Barnardo’s – Children’s Online Safety
BBC - Languages
BBC - Teaching from home - advice for teachers and parents
BBC Good Food - Recipes and cooking tips
BBC Good Food – Cheap and Healthy Recipes
Ben Rotheray Illustrations - a downloadable images of wildlife for colouring in
CBeebies – Go Explore
Chatter pack - A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources
Fender – 3 months of guitar lessons
Free Health Journeys - Relax & De-Stress With These Daily Free Meditations
Google – Arts & Culture
Jamie Oliver - Get kids cooking – 6 recipes
Khan Academy Kids - free collection of education courses for all ages
National Trading Standards Scam Team - Friends Against Scams
NHS – 10 tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus
Royal Shakespeare Company - Culture in Quarantine
Safer Scotland – Preparing for and dealing with emergencies
Scottish Book Trust - Authors Live on Demand
Teach Your Monster to Read – free games that’s help children learn to read.
The Cosmic Shambles Network – The Stay at Home Festival
You Tube - Kids
Young Scot – Information for Young People
Zoom - Free online video conferencing, online meetings and chat