Supporting you through coronavirus

We understand that this is an unsettling time for you and your family. Here, you will find frequently updated information and resources to help you manage through.

The Government advice for those shielding changed on 1 August in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and will change from 16 August in Wales. Read our updated guidance for children and young people with cancer on active cancer treatment up to the age of 18.

Coronavirus and cancer – guidance for young people aged 19+

Answers to some of the common questions about coronavirus and cancer.

Coronavirus guidance for children with cancer

Coronavirus guidance from CCLG for children and young people with cancer undergoing treatment.

Advice and organisations for coronavirus

Useful links and sources of support for coronavirus and lockdown

Coronavirus welfare issues explained with Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice Bureau explains work, money, benefits and housing issues related to coronavirus.

Coronavirus lockdown boredom busters

Free or cheap websites, courses and apps to keep you and your family busy during COVID-19 lockdown.

Covid-19 FAQs: Shielding and employment

Advice about shielding and work, based on questions from parents and young people.

Covid-19 FAQs: Food and shopping

Advice to help you access food safely, based on questions from parents and young people.

Kim’s tips for managing isolation with kids

Bilbo's mum, Kim shares her tips and some resources for families isolating due to coronavirus.

Taking children with cancer outside during covid-19 lockdown

Mum Gabby's tips for going outside for the first time if your child no longer needs to shield.

Supporting a pupil with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic – a guide for schools

Schools are re-opening. If you're supporting a pupil with cancer, here's how to support them to return during the coronavirus...

Staying safe from infection when you’re a child or young person with cancer

Lockdown is easing in England and Northern Ireland. Here's are the steps you should take to protect yourself from infections...

Covid-19 FAQs – What does the new CCLG guidance mean for me and my family?

Answers to some of the questions we've received following publication of CCLG's new guidance on 22 May