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Time to Talk Day 2021 – The power of small

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2021

One in four people experience a mental health problem in any given year.

No service cuts as Council consults on budget plans

Published on Monday, 07 December 2020

The Council is set to consult on proposals for its 2021/22 budget, which will set out how it will preserve frontline services despite the ongoing challenge of Coronavirus.

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Coventry comes together to support 16 Days of Action against domestic abuse

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Coventry City Council and Domestic Abuse Services are marking 16 Days Of Action by raising awareness of the various forms of domestic abuse and support to encourage those affected to seek help.

*Pictured: L-R: Colleen Fletcher MP, Helen Needham (Foleshill Community Centre), Cllr Faye Abbott, Dev Bhamara (Paneer wrap Street food Company), Chris Hardy (Libertine Burger) outside the community centre

Dining Club event helps feed city families

Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2020

A city community centre staged a special pop-up dining event to help provide free school meals for youngsters.

Keep calm and carry on vaccinating

Keeping pregnant women and children safe and well: Continue with routine vaccinations during COVID-19

Published on Monday, 29 June 2020

Health and care partners across Coventry and Warwickshire are encouraging residents to help protect the NHS.

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120 meals delivered daily to rough sleepers

Published on Monday, 08 June 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council and its partners have continued to support rough sleepers in the city.

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City steps up to provide food for over 1500 households as demand increases

Published on Monday, 08 June 2020

Coventry’s voluntary hubs are providing over 1500 food parcels and vouchers each week for households in the city during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Maternal Mental Health Week 2020

Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2020

Maternal Mental Health Week, from 4-10 May, aims to offer reassurance to parents that they are not alone during this uncertain period and to remind families that support is still available to them.


Coventry City Council support local faith groups celebrate Ramadan during COVID-19 crisis

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2020

A pioneering app providing valuable support and information to help migrants integrate into life in Coventry is giving advice on Ramadan during the ongoing COVID-19 emergency.

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Coventry and Warwickshire Parent and Infant Mental Health Conference 2020

Published on Friday, 07 February 2020

A conference to improve awareness of perinatal support across Coventry and Warwickshire has put local parents at the heart of change to reduce stigma surrounding mental health.


Local perinatal mental health champion wins regional award

Published on Thursday, 30 January 2020

Coventry and Warwickshire perinatal mental health champion, Leanne Howlett has won the 2020 Mental Health Star Award by the West Midlands Combined Authority’s annual Thrive Awards.

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New Coventry Safe Haven launched for mental health support

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020

A new mental health support service that aims to increase help for residents experiencing mental distress, is being launched in Coventry, as part of a joint effort by the Council and partner agencies.

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Cold weather alert for Coventry and Warwickshire

Published on Thursday, 28 November 2019

With a high probability of severe cold weather between early Friday morning (29 November) and Monday morning (2 December), people are being urged to look out for vulnerable family and neighbours.

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