Since March 2020, RDN has continued providing a range of support services to enable individuals, families and the general community to manage the impact of COVID-19.

Since March 2020, RDN has continued providing a range of support services to enable individuals, families and the general community to manage the impact of COVID-19.

Our COVID-19 relief services benefit the following groups:

  • Families and children facing deprivation
  • Elderly members of the community who are vulnerable or living with long term conditions
  • Individuals with no recourse to public funds
  • Young people
  • Women and girls at risk of experiencing violence, including harmful cultural practices

We currently provide the following services based on a full needs assessment.

Supplementary Education

Online tuition to support those in key stage 2 and 3 of the national curriculum with English, Maths and Science

Essential household goods

Through in-kind donation we provide hygiene products e.g toothpaste, toilet rolls and other household essential goods

Psychosocial support

To relieve the impact of the lockdown, bereavement, fear, anxiety and isolation

Peer to Peer Mentoring

Equipping young people with the following skills: negotiation, communication, listening, understanding and involvement

Volunteer Training

To provide timely and accurate information, advice and support to a diverse range of individuals in need

Drama Club

Interactive online sessions that enable young people to express themselves through role play, building confidence and self-esteem. Delivered once a week via Zoom.

FunHub

Interactive games sessions weekly. The young people are involved in planning what they would like to do in future sessions. Sessions entail educational, informative activities to develop a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Youth workers have the opportunity to communicate with the young people and to identify any concerns.

Food Share Scheme

We deliver food items to families in need of support through Food Share

Outreach work

The detached team has continued to deliver outreach work in the community. This involves providing beneficiaries weekly activity packs which contain educational and wellbeing activities.