Help for families, children and young people during the coronavirus pandemic

Financial help available for families

A range of extra support has been put in place by the Government to help workers and benefit claimants affected by Coronavirus.

Special arrangements are being put in place for people in work or in receipt of benefits who are required to stay at home (self isolate) or are infected by coronavirus.

Detailed advice is available on the following links:

If you would like to speak to someone at Caerphilly County Borough Council for further advice or support please ring 01443 866534.

Managing your money

The coronavirus outbreak has meant an incredibly stressful period for many families, because although this is a health-based emergency, it’s also a financial-based emergency too. Visit our Managing your money webpage for tips and information on debt, budgeting, saving money on energy bills, and more. 

Covid-19 Advice and support for pupils and young people 

During this unprecedented time, the school counselling services is working to ensure pupil's mental health remains a top priority. A number of resources have been collated below that we hope will be of use to teachers, parents and students.

Visit our â€‹Covid-19 Advice and support for pupils and young people webpage to access resources.