COVID-19 Resources for Services

HSE Information and Resources

All HSE resources (booklets, posters, graphics, etc.) can be downloaded here.

Translated resources are available here

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the HSE Alcohol Programme in Health and Wellbeing has developed a number of resources that it would like to share. See resources here.

Other Resources for Services

All Services Share information on how your service is operating during the COVID-19 response, and see up-to-date bulletins from other local statutory, community and voluntary services for parents on Parent Hub Galway

All Services Children’s Rights Division of the Council of Europe has set up a dedicated Covid 19 website: Protecting and empowering children during the Covid-19 pandemic. It contains  key standards, guidance and practical tools for parents and frontline professionals to communicate with children, to prevent harm encountered in online activities and respond to their increased vulnerability, in particular to violence. See here.

All Services Anam Cara has developed a suite of resources to support workers who are in contact with bereaved parents. See more on Anam Cara’s websites

All Services See how you and your organisation can help support the HSE HoldFirm campaign and share the message. Campaign assets are available here filed under ‘HoldFirm assets’. Download the partner pack here.

All Services See the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on young people by downloading the Irish Youth Foundation’s survey findings of over 700 youth groups, after-school clubs, sports clubs and organisations serving children and young people across Ireland here.

All Services Watch a series of informative videos released by the Psychological Society of Ireland here. Includes:

  • Stress Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Dr Damien Lowry
  • Managing Relationships During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Dr Anne Kehoe
  • Advice for Students: Academic-Focused Suggestions by Dr Dean McDonnell
  • Answer parents' frequently asked questions about children with chronic illness and COVID-19 by Professor Des Cox, Dr Vincent Mc Darby, and Dr Claire Crowe

All Services Advice and information from Community Call for services giving support / making deliveries can be downloaded here.

All Services A Risk Assessment Template developed by the Irish Red Cross is available here.

Youth Work The North South ICT Group’s guidance on digital youth work here.

Youth Work National Youth Council of Ireland’s Guidance on Child Protection here.

Social Work See a guide to undertaking social work online compiled by UCC School of Applied Social Studies here.

Social Care See advice and information blogs for social care workers compiled by the Social care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) here.

Mental Health Services See Jigsaw’s Review of its Response to COVID-19 as at 20th April here.

Tusla Guidance

Tusla's Guidance on Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse during COVID-19 Outbreak can be downloaded here.

Download the Tusla Publications and Forms (incl. Referral Forms) relating to Child Protection and Welfare here.

See an overview of the work undertaken by Tusla to Support Vulnerable Children, Young People and their Families during the COVID-19 crisis here.

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