Lockdown Resources - Unity Theatre

At this difficult time there’s so much noise and alternative news out there its hard to know where to go on the internet to find things.  Away from the broader advice out there about keeping safe, we’ve pulled together a short list of useful links to signpost to our audiences, artists and freelance colleagues:

Freelancers

Creative Industries Federation – Get 6 months free membership
Creative Industries Federation Resources – Guidance for the Self Employed
Lost Earnings Log from Laura Sweeney 

Artists

Scottee – Mentoring programmes and video performance platform
Lost Earnings Log from Laura Sweeney

From Arts Council England – a number of trusts you can apply to for support:

Equity Charitable Trust (Actors)

Actors Benevolent Fund

Film and Television Charity (Film, TV and Screen (changing areas))

The Artist General Benevolent Fund (Artists)

Help for Musicians (musicians and music related roles)

Royal Variety Charity

Live Events PSA Stagehand Welfare and Benevolent Fund

Primary School Children

Young People’s Advice Service – providing mental health services for Liverpool children, young people and families

Premier Education – stay at home, stay active!

Liverpool Learning Partnership Resources – loads more local links

Liverpol CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health service) – Supporting Children During Social Distancing

Liverpool Mental Health Support Teams’ Primary Schools Wellbeing Booklet (PDF)

The Sensory Projects – lots of great activity links for children at home with and without disabilities

Twinkl – great homeschooling links

Secondary School Children

Young People’s Advice Service   – providing mental health services for Liverpool children, young people and families

Liverpool Mental Health Support Teams’ Secondary Schools Wellbeing Booklet (PDF)

Twinkl – great homeschooling links

Webanywhere – subject specific teaching resources

BBC Teach – Secondary Teaching Resources

UK Safer Internet Centre – keep safe online!

Audiences

Help + Hope – educational resource:

Charities

The Steven Morgan Foundation – COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Charities and Non Profit Organisations

 

We’ll keep these links up to date and add any new ones we find that could help.

Aside from these resources if you are at all feeling unwell or are concerned about COVID-19 please visit the NHS website for the latest guidance on care.

For the latest news and guidance on social distancing and what the government is doing to slow infection please go to Gov.uk

Above all, look after yourselves and stay safe,

Unity