Resources for the Roma Community

 

This page includes useful information for members of the Roma community.

 

Reporting Hate Crime

Since the Brexit vote incidents of hate crime are unfortunately on the increase. To report an incident, phone 101 or see the guidance on the Association of Chief Police Officers’ website.

 

Child Sexual Exploitation

See this video (in Slovak), produced by Roma young people, about the risks of the sexual exploitation of children.

See a film made with a group of Roma teenagers in the Eastwood area of Rotherham warning of the risks of child sexual exploitation.

 

Health

Listen to health advice on the Roma Slovak Health Resource – audio in Slovak with text available in English and Slovak – produced by Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Gives advice for Roma Slovak parents about common childhood health problems. Includes resources on:

  • Bronchiolitis
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Iron
  • Looking after your child’s teeth
  • Safer sleep for your baby
  • Scabies
  • Seeing
  • Hearing
  • Healthy Start vitamins
  • Head lice
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