COVID-19

This page contains information regarding COVID-19 and useful resources, which we will continue to update.

Please note that the situation around the pandemic is constantly changing – to keep up-to-date, check out Public Health Wales website https://phw.nhs.wales/ and follow their social media pages @PublicHealthWales.

 

For Voluntary & Community Groups

Here is the current support TVA is offering for COVID-19 

 

If you are providing a service and require support, please contact us on info@tvawales.org.uk or phone us on 01495 742420.

 If you are looking to volunteer, please register here: https://torfaen.volunteering-wales.net/vk/volunteers/my_opportunities_info_ur.htm?pID=10156339https://tinyurl.com/tctc426

To contact us, the full details are here


Information for all groups 

Guidelines from Welsh Government

covid19 help

 

Example Risk Assessment Template

 

 

 

Covid Info Leaflet v2 - 31.03

 

Kindness Cards – Right click on the image to save and print it out

kindness cards

 

infoengine - Registering your organisation ENG




For parents

Guidance from UNICEF
coronavirus kids


Updates:






Resources for people with a learning difficulty

Government updates on WhatsApp

Disability Advice Project

DAP has a team of dedicated and experienced staff and volunteers, who are there to offer information, advice and support on all disability issues.

Anyone who would normally have a face to face appointment will now have that appointment by telephone or video call. See below:

 

 

NHS-Volunteers-and-response-to-COVID-19

 

 

Getting Advice during Corona outbreak

If you’re looking for funding, our Funding Portal is now live https://funding.cymru/coronavirus-latest

  • Footfall in jobcentres will be minimised to all but the vulnerable cases and other related transactions, which can’t be completed through any other channel in order to receive timely payment. 
  • Inside Jobcentres, strict social distancing measures will be in place.
  • Signs will be placed in windows asking everyone to claim online and / or over the phone.
  • A number will be provided for those who want to speak to a colleague in the Jobcentre.

Also please register for alerts from Touchbase to get regular updates:

http://news.dwp.gov.uk/dwplz/lz.aspx?p1=MMJDU3NTY3NFM2OTA0OkNDMDJGMDc3ODIzRUZCN0E0MEJGM0NFQjRERENFOUZD-&CC=&p=0

Look on Understanding Universal Credit for more information on Coronavirus and Claiming Benefits as this is also being updated regularly too:

https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/

 

Plus gov.uk which is also being updated in real time too:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-support-for-employees-benefit-claimants-and-businesses?utm_source=37472ed5-c0b4-4625-8801-549259dc908d&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Check out the Integrated Wellbeing Gwent COVID-19 Group on Facebook

Social Distancing Guidelines from Public Health Wales here

 

 

RSPB website for Bird Watch:  https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/birds-to-look-out-for/

 

Information for Job Seekers

Twitter Guide- SEWales

 

British Sign Language courses – discounted enrolment for ‘Key Workers’ and free enrolment for Under 18s, see site for details:

https://british-sign.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360044794654?fbclid=IwAR0MNMaMw5wkVpWJUQnmvAnpCkzIIALgJ0GA45P0DhQXFdMzftSd1oDKgFE

 

 

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