Our Parent/Carer ‘drop in’ is available every Friday morning 8:30am – 9:30am for informal discussion with staff and other parents and carers. No appointment necessary.
The Parent Zone provide information, help, advice, support and resources to parents, teachers, health professionals, police officers, e-safety officers and HR professionals – anyone who engages with parents.
Parent Info provides high quality information to parents and carers about their children’s wellbeing and resilience.
PRISONER FAMILIES HELPLINE can provide you with up-to-date information
and guidance about prisons in England and Wales. They can also link you with different services and local support groups in your area and they have a dedicated department for helping gambling addiction
The NCA’s CEOP Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. We protect children from harm online and offline, directly through NCA led operations and in partnership with local and international agencies.
The Children’s Society is a national charity that runs local projects, helping children and young people when they are at their most vulnerable, and have nowhere left to turn.
Gingerbread provide advice and practical support for single parents. Expert advisers answer their helpline
, this website is packed full of useful information and they offer training too. They also campaign to improve the lives of all single parent families and because they are a national charity, it’s all free.
NCT are here to support parents. They provide them with accurate, impartial information so that they can decide what’s best for their family, and introduce them to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support.
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness – and they campaign to prevent it in the first place. They are here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.
Stonewall are here to let all lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, here and abroad, know they’re not alone.
They believe we’re stronger united, so they partner with organisations that help us create real change for the better. They have laid deep foundations across Britain – in some of our greatest institutions – so our communities can continue to find ways to flourish, and individuals can reach their full potential. They are here to support those who can’t yet be themselves.
But their work is not finished yet. Not until everyone feels free to be who they are, wherever they are.
The Anti-bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals working together to stop bullying and create safe environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn. They welcome membership
from any organisation or individual that supports this vision. The ABA coordinates Anti-Bullying Week each November and is the national voice for evidence based practice in relation to the prevention of bullying between children and young people.
Barnardo’s transforms the lives of the most vulnerable children across the UK through the work of our services, campaigning and research expertise. They believe they can bring out the very best in every child whether the issue is child poverty, Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
, disability or domestic violence.
Pace works alongside parents and carers of children who are – or are at risk of being – sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family. We offer guidance and training to professionals on how child sexual exploitation affects the whole family.
Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. Refuge aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. They provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services
, and a voice for the voiceless.
Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. They have been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice for over 40 years. They empower survivors by keeping their voices at the heart of our work, working with and for women and children by listening to them and responding to their needs.
FRANK is a confidential helpline for anyone in the UK concerned about drug
Swanswell are a national alcohol and drug charity that helps people change and be happy. They believe in a society free from problem alcohol and drug use.
CitizenAID™ is a simple, logical system of immediate actions. It is designed to guide the public to react safely, to pass effective messages to the emergency services, to prioritise the injured and to give life-saving first aid. This combination of effective organisation and immediate treatment will save lives.
NOFAS-UK (The National Organisation for Foetal* Alcohol Syndrome-UK) is dedicated to supporting people affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and their families and communities. It promotes education for professionals and public awareness about the risks of alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Together we can stop rape by ensuring everyone knows when they have sexual consent – and when they do not.
Sex without consent is rape.
Rape happens to people of all genders and sexualities. About 92 percent of victims are female and eight percent male. Most rapes occur between people who know each other in some way. Make sure you get consent.
DISRESPECT NOBODY – There’s a person attached to every body, respect both.
Healthy relationships are all about respecting each other. You should feel loved, safe and free to be yourself.
Relationships can be confusing and it can be difficult to understand what is and isn’t normal behaviour.
But disrespectful and unacceptable behaviour can come in many forms. It isn’t limited to just physical behaviour; it can also go way beyond that. For example, it’s not OK for someone to try and pressure you into sending a nude pic, or to expect the same things to happen that they’ve seen in a porn film. If someone makes you do something you don’t want to, makes you feel scared, intimidated or tries controlling you, it’s not acceptable and is never OK.
What is Listen to my Story? Child Sexual Exploitation is a form of child sexual abuse. It happens when an individual or group (offender) takes advantage by manipulating a child or young person (victim) under the age of 18 into sexual activity.
MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults.