Useful links for parents and carers

Local links

National links

  • NSPCC Helplines - 24/7 help, advice and support
  • Childline - this website has information and support on a whole range of issues, alongside their supportline
  • NSPCC – advice to parents regarding suitability checks on private tutors
  • SupportLine- SupportLine provides a confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue
  • Spot The Signs - advice for parents, professionals and young people on the signs of sexual exploitation and how to keep safe
  • The Hideout - Women's Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action
  • Missing People - Free, confidential 24/7 helpline
  • VOICE - advocacy service for children and young people
  • FRANK – friendly, confidential drugs advice
  • Missing Kids UK - help and advice
  • Missing People - free, confidential 24/7 helpline

Information and guidance on e-safety

  • Thinkuknow - e-safety advice divided up by age range
  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre - delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the exploitation of children
  • Digizen.org - provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is
  • Kidsmart - information on a variety of online resources to help keep children safe online
  • Childnet - works in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children

Information and guidance on bullying

  • Kidscape - provides helpful advice and information to prevent and tackle bullying
  • Bully-free Zone - one of the leading peer support projects in Britain. The project aims to raise awareness of alternative ways of resolving conflicts and reducing bullying
  • Bullying UK- provides help and reliable information on a variety of bullying issues