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  • Help with school uniforms this summer
    10 August 2020

    New Beginnings Reading New Beginnings Reading have launched a free pop-up school uniform shop in Reading – read more here. Will you or someone you know struggle to afford school uniforms for the new term in September? @RGNewBeginnings can help – stop by The Queens Arms from 6-7pm on the first two Wednesdays in August for a ...

  • Celebrating International Youth Day 2020
    10 August 2020

    As International Youth Day – 12 August 2020 – approaches, Reading Voluntary Action’s Youth Project Coordinator, Charlotte Netherton-Sinclair, and members of the RVA Youth Research Team, Zarah Khan and Joanne Mushi, talk about the Growing up in Reading study they’ve been involved with. International Youth Day gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions ...

  • The Parent Employment Wellbeing project
    6 August 2020

    Reading Voluntary Action is pleased to announce a new project to be delivered by our Schools and Parent Engagement Officer, Anna Chapman. Anna works with partners across sectors to maximise the opportunities available for parents, acting as the link between parents, schools and organisations. The new Parent Employment Wellbeing project (PEW) is for parents over the ...

  • World Breastfeeding Week
    6 August 2020

    To mark World Breastfeeding Week (1 – 7 August 2020), here are some resources from Brighter Futures for Children and Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust offering advice and sources of support. Slides from Brighter Futures for Children for World Breastfeeding Week, covering: Accessing support Breastfeeding with Covid-19 Breastfeeding and diet Expressing for premature babies People’s stories Breastfeeding helpline Download the presentation here. Fact sheets ...

  • New online support network for children and young people struggling with mental health difficulties
    5 August 2020

    The youth counselling service Kooth will now complement a range of other mental health support packages provided for youngsters across Berkshire West. It’s primarily aimed at dealing with issues around Covid but will play a key role in supporting the young people re-adjust to life post-Covid. Kooth provides a seven day a week online platform with ...

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