Additional Resources

A variety of miscellaneous resources that are useful across Cardiff and beyond. Please be advised all contents on this page were supplied by well-meaning volunteers, and we cannot take responsibility for vetting the content, or keeping it up to date. Please always seek professional advice on matters of health, finances, etc – this page is for guidance only.

Guidance for Volunteers and Aid Recipients

Covid-19 Mutual Aid (National) FAQ

Self Isolation Guides and Support

Self isolation and anxiety mental health support from clinical psychologists:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWCPK2gGo_wE3vXIqqF7ZPg

AgeUK “Check in and Chat”
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/information-advice/age-cymru-advice/check-in-and-chat/?fbclid=IwAR1MMk6XaQezs_m2SFyhxfymFi6ow4zFSp21QoW3KrROqqd1Rv7XtjRdcik#

Self isolation advice from a cloistered nun:
https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/03/im-a-nun-and-ive-been-social-distancing-for-29-years-here-are-tips-for-staying-home-amid-coronavirus-fears.html

Education Resources

Netflix / Homeschool Hideout
https://homeschoolhideout.com/educational-shows-on-netflix/

Twinkl Free Resource Pack:
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures

Provision for Parents Critical to the Covid-19 Response and Vulnerable Children
https://gov.wales/written-statement-eligibility-ongoing-provision-children-who-are-vulnerable-or-whose-parents-are?fbclid=IwAR0iFAWxd7va3KhQfGxxV3cLuCd7grT_t-TZI_hqsENr8Ug8q0wO9Nz7hxE

Employment Guidance

Welsh Assembly Guidance to Employers and Employees
https://seneddresearch.blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-constituency-support/

Sick Notes and Self Certification
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/online-isolation-notes-launched-providing-proof-of-coronavirus-absence-from-work?fbclid=IwAR3XIXvjY8z0MDLHVWx0H9D1Tm3sPC-pgVMF2D5sH_Ej1oyFJFuYrkIuFjQ

Food Distribution

Free School Meals Information
https://www.netmums.com/coronavirus/free-school-meal-vouchers-what-parents-need-to-know

Food Bank Locations: https://cardiff.foodbank.org.uk/locations/

FareShare Food Redistribution: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/finalCharityHomepage.action?charityId=1003839

Food Cardiff: http://foodcardiff.com/

Shopping Runs offered by Taxi Firms:

Documents (Calling Cards, Posters, etc):

Printable cards you fill in by hand:

Cards you can edit by copying to your Google or One Drive and print in bulk:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VIILuNywVyWoxIVmD3pZIZGeRyXfhb9BezFgTPBxDuE/edit?usp=sharing

Self Isolation Alert Posters:
https://winstercreations.com/collections/covid-19-coronavirus-disease-prints?fbclid=IwAR1UuBo6M1RRVWzWL8dSS99Fuf_YwIOu5FZRxJMKW9zpczOLCGKZhEkGzTE

Other Resources

Domestic Abuse Support

Foreign Language Translations of NHS Advice
https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/?fbclid=IwAR2oEFUFL_QStLAIk6c11irgzry2a_qa0WtvAdZNcCvFO5-Lg1EpC5f0ItI