Coronavirus advice

During Coronavirus, now more than ever we want to offer support to children, young people and families in need.

We're living in extraordinary times right now, and it can all be overwhelming. There is an exhaustive amount of information available about Coronavirus, and it can be hard to know where to start or how much to worry. Here, we've cover a range of issues that are arising due to Coronavirus - practical advice on how to talk to your children about the pandemic, tips on healthy eating on a budget, helping young people understand their own anxiety and much more. 

Are you a parent or carer? 

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Advice for parents and carers. How do you talk to your child about coronavirus? What do young people want to know about mental health? How can you keep your children entertained whilst you're working from home? We delve into all these topics and more. 

Explore our Coronavirus advice for parents

Are you a young person?

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Advice for children and young people. Do you ever feel anxious, scared or sad? Are you looking for some soothing ways to calm yourself? Do you have worries about Coronavirus? Childline have created resources especially for you.

Explore our Coronavirus advice for young people

What we do

Supporting young people

We offer practical and emotional support so that young people can enter adulthood with the confidence they need to achieve their full potential.

Protecting children

We support children and young people who have been abused and help them feel safe again, and reach out to children at risk of harm, giving them the support they need.

Helping families

We provide a range of services to help and support families across the UK, working with organisations and professionals so that children get the best start in life.