Useful links for professionals and volunteers

Local links

National links

  • NSPCC Helplines - 24/7 help, advice and support
  • Childline - information and support on a whole range of issues, alongside their supportline
  • CASPAR Alerts – subscribe to the NSPCC awareness service for practice, policy and research
  • SupportLine - 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, getting young voices heard
  • 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 by age range
  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre - multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the exploitation of children
  • Digizen.org - 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 - Childnet International’s mission is to work 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