Useful Safeguarding Contacts

Useful Safeguarding Contacts

Children in Wales Boards
http://www.childreninwales.org.uk/in-your-area/safeguarding-children-boards/

NSPCC
0808 800 5000
www.nspcc.org.uk
24 hour free and confidential helpline.  Provides counselling, information and advice to anyone concerned about a child or young person at risk

NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit
01162 469 085
www.thecpsu.org.uk
The Child Protection in Sport Unit is a specialist unit jointly funded by the NSPCC and Sport England.  The website is designed for anyone involved in sport or child protection.

Children in Wales
(029)20342434
www.childreninwales.or.uk
An umbrella body in Wales for organisations and individuals who work with children and young people in Wales.

The Asian Helpline
Gujarati – 0800 096 7715
Hindi – 0800 096 7716
Bengali/Sylehti – 0800 096 7714
Punjabi – 0800 096 7717
Urdu – 0800 096 7718
English – 0800 096 7719
A the time of publication the Asian Helpline is open between 11am and 7pm, Monday – Friday.  Please check the NSPCC website for up to date details.

Bullying UK
www.bullying.co.uk
Charity website designed for children and parents who are faced with dealing with bullying.  Gives practical advice and guidance.

Child Safe
www.child-safe.org.uk
Child-safe provides practical advice, promotes safety and ensures that parents and organisations are made aware of potential risks for children and young people when involved in sport, travel and organised groups.

Childline
Tel: 0800 11 11
Fax: 020 7650 3201
www.childline.org.uk
Free national 24-hour telephone helpline for children

Family Rights Group
Tel: 020 7923 2628
Fax: 020 7923 2683
www.frg.org.uk
Assists families with children in care/residential accommodation/child protection procedures.

The Home Office
www.homeoffice.gov.uk
Information for the Home Office on child protection issues, including statistics, reports and news updates.

Kidscape
Tel: 0207 730 3300
www.kidscape.org.uk
An organisation committed to helping prevent child bullying

Lifeline
Tel: 01262 469 085
Help and advice for families experiencing psychological, physical or sexual abuse within the home.

Parentline Plus
Tel: 020 7284 5500
Helpline: 0808 800 2222
www.parentlineplus.org.uk
Support for all families/step families

Refuge
Tel: 0808 2000 247
www.refuge.org.uk
24-hour national domestic violence helpline. Refuge can refer women experiencing domestic violence to refuges and give advice on welfare rights

Samaritans
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90
Admin: 020 8394 8300
Fax: 020 8394 8301
www.samaritans.org.uk
Nationwide, non-religious, non-political, 24 hour confidential support line.

Self Help UK
www.self-help.org.uk
The UK’s free online specialised child protection resource.  A general list of 1000 self-help organisation in the UK.

Sports Coach UK
www.sportscoachuk.org
Sports Coach UK is committed to the development of coaches and coaching at every level in the UK.  They provide workshops and resources to guide the coaching of young players and safe and ethical sports practice.

The Virtual Global Taskforce
www.virtualglobaltaskforce.com
The Virtual Global Taskforce was set up to help protect young people online.  The Taskforce comprises police forces from all around the world, including the National Crime Squad in the UK, and aims to make the internet a safer place.

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