Bullying UK

Bullying, Online Safety

Providing bullying advice for children, young people and parents upon how to deal with bullying effectively. Also the home of Anti-bullying week

Childline

Bullying, Family, Health, Online Safety, Youth Organisations

Childline a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

Ditch the Label

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Online Safety

We are one of the largest pro-equality and anti-bullying charities in the world. Our award-winning work promotes equality and empowering people aged 12-25 to overcome bullying. We are a digital charity, which means that most of our support is provided online through our website and partnerships with games and social networks.It is estimated that every 3 minutes somebody will benefit from our support.

Dotcom Foundation

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Safeguarding

Dot Com Children’s Foundation helps children develop the knowledge and confidence they need to make good decisions in life, especially about their own safety. We are committed to empowering children. We are dedicated to building children’s self-worth and values to ensure they reach their full potential. From child sexual abuse to gang culture to online safety, children can be exposed to many different risks every single day. It is impossible for parents and teachers to be with children all the time: they must have the means to protect themselves.

EACH – Educational Action Challenging Homophobia

Bullying, Diversity

Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH) is the multi award-winning charity providing training, resources and support services to affirm the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning (LGBT+) people. Together these work to reduce discrimination, harassment or bullying experienced because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Enable

Bullying

ENABLE (European Network Against Bullying in Learning and Leisure Environments) aims to tackle bullying in a holistic way, helping young people exercise their fundamental rights in the home, school, class and community (i.e. peer group). Using a unique approach that combines social and emotional learning (SEL) with Peer Support, the ENABLE team strives to provide school staff with the skills, knowledge and confidence that can help them establish an effective student Peer Support scheme in their schools and develop their students’ social and emotional skills.

Human Utopia

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Youth Organisations

humanutopia create and run inspirational, life-changing courses for young people and adults in schools and their wider communities. Our courses range from one day with one whole year group through to long term partnerships and with a variety of year groups and in different schools across the UK.

SELMA – Hacking Hate

Bullying, Diversity, Online Safety, Prevent

Online hate speech is a growing problem. People often experience the internet to be a hostile space. Hateful messages are increasingly common on social media. To complement existing initiatives to regulate, monitor or report online hate speech, a more pro-active answer is clearly needed.

SELMA (Social and Emotional Learning for Mutual Awareness) is a two-year project co-funded by the European Commission1 which aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect. The overall vision of the SELMA project is captured by its catchphrase: Hacking Hate. It builds upon a Social and Emotional Learning approach to empower young people to become agents of change; it helps them to better understand the phenomenon of online hate; it provides them with tools and strategies to act and make a difference.

#Knifefree

Crime/ASB

99% of young people in England and Wales live knife free. And, while those that carry often claim to do it to feel safer, carrying a knife can get you into dangerous situations. Even if you can avoid the violence, there are severe emotional, personal and legal consequences that can come from knife carrying. This site will help you get information on knife carrying, its effects, and how to make the right decisions. If you carry a knife, it’s never too late to make a positive change in your life. Going knife free takes courage, but the benefits are real. Join the millions of young people who live knife free.

4Front

Crime/ASB, Safety

The 4Front Project was set up in 2012 in response to the limited role young people were being provided to influence change and work with our peers to reduce violence in our communities. We address violence by creating bespoke, holistic, youth-led interventions that are delivered in community, educational and criminal justice settings. Our programmes focus on personal development, social action and legal empowerment.

Devon and Cornwall Police

Crime/ASB

The official Devon and Cornwall Police web site with local Policing information as well as safety advice.

Fearless

Crime/ASB

Fearless is a site where young people can access non-judgemental information and advice about crime and criminality. What makes this site different is that it also provides them with a safe place to give information to us about crime – 100% anonymously. There are also plenty of resources for professionals working with young people

i-HOP

Crime/ASB, Family

i-HOP is a one-stop knowledge hub to support all professionals in working with children and families of offenders, bringing together useful information in one place. i-HOP is delivered by Barnardo’s.

Out of Your Hands

Crime/ASB, Online Safety

Children as young as three are accessing the internet, and many young people are carrying mobile phones for personal safety and keeping in touch; but crime, fraud and cyber bullying can accompany internet use and mobile devices so young people need to learn how to increase their safety. Out of your Hands aims to protect young people from becoming victims of phone crime and fraud, offering real life victim and perpetrator case studies and short films, and the latest tips and advice for staying safe, making financial transactions and using digital media.

Police and Crime Commissioner

Crime/ASB

The police and crime commissioner (PCC) aims to cut crime and to deliver an effective and efficient police service in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. They do this by holding the chief constable to account on behalf of local people.

POPS – Providing Support to Parents of Offenders

Crime/ASB, Family

POPS was established in 1988 by family members experiencing the stigma and distress of supporting a relative through a custodial sentence.

Restorative Justice Council

Crime/ASB

The Restorative Justice Council (RJC) promotes quality restorative practice for everyone. The RJC is the independent third sector membership body for the field of restorative practice. It provides quality assurance and a national voice advocating the widespread use of all forms of restorative practice, including restorative justice. The RJC’s vision is of a society where high quality restorative practice is available to all.

Solomon Theatre Company

Crime/ASB, Drugs, Youth Organisations

Solomon Theatre Company – since 2003 – specialists in communicating messages that result in crime reduction, improved community safety and the promotion of healthy schools and healthy lifestyles.

Stand Against Violence

Crime/ASB

Stand Against Violence works with young people up to the age of 25 years and their associates to prevent violence. Our work to date has received overwhelmingly positive feedback reporting reductions in violence, fighting and improved attitudes towards violence. We deliver violence prevention workshops and talks to education establishments, businesses, and the Community. The workshops and talks focus on personal safety; anger and aggression; basic life support and the awareness of choices and consequences. These workshops are ideal for PSHE, safeguarding and safety awareness education.

The Shores

Crime/ASB, Health

The Shores is the dedicated Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) for Dorset, providing a comprehensive service to men, women and children who have been raped or sexually assaulted. We offer a safe and non-judgemental environment which focuses on the needs of you, the individual. All clients are treated with dignity and respect.

You and Co

Crime/ASB

You & Co is Victim Support’s youth programme that helps young people cope with the impact and effects of crime. You do not have to report the crime to the police to get support from us.

Brook – Sexual health & wellbeing for under 25s

Diversity, Health

Brook has been at the forefront of providing wellbeing and sexual health support for young people for over 50 years. Our services in local communities, our education programmes, our training for professionals and our campaigning work means that young people are better equipped to make positive and healthy lifestyle choices.

Contact – For Families with Disabled Children

Diversity, Family, Health

We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

Ditch the Label

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Online Safety

We are one of the largest pro-equality and anti-bullying charities in the world. Our award-winning work promotes equality and empowering people aged 12-25 to overcome bullying. We are a digital charity, which means that most of our support is provided online through our website and partnerships with games and social networks.It is estimated that every 3 minutes somebody will benefit from our support.

Dotcom Foundation

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Safeguarding

Dot Com Children’s Foundation helps children develop the knowledge and confidence they need to make good decisions in life, especially about their own safety. We are committed to empowering children. We are dedicated to building children’s self-worth and values to ensure they reach their full potential. From child sexual abuse to gang culture to online safety, children can be exposed to many different risks every single day. It is impossible for parents and teachers to be with children all the time: they must have the means to protect themselves.

EACH – Educational Action Challenging Homophobia

Bullying, Diversity

Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH) is the multi award-winning charity providing training, resources and support services to affirm the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning (LGBT+) people. Together these work to reduce discrimination, harassment or bullying experienced because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Fixers

Diversity, Drugs, Family, Health

Fixers are young people using their past to fix the future. They are motivated by personal experience to make positive change for themselves and those around them. Fixers have different backgrounds, interests and life experiences, and come from every corner of the UK. But they do have several important things in common. They are motivated by a desire to act on an issue that is important to them or a strong desire to help other people.

Human Utopia

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Youth Organisations

humanutopia create and run inspirational, life-changing courses for young people and adults in schools and their wider communities. Our courses range from one day with one whole year group through to long term partnerships and with a variety of year groups and in different schools across the UK.

Intercom Trust

Diversity, Health

Intercom Trust is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community resource in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West. We provide help against homophobic and transphobic prejudice, crime and discrimination (including bullying, harassment, abuse, attacks, and threatening behaviour), helping to develop the LGBT communities, providing professional training and consultancy, and working in partnership with local government, the police, health and other organisations.

Local Heroes

Diversity, Health

Local Heroes is a growing hate crime awareness charity that exists to inspire young people from all backgrounds to maximise their potential and the role they play in society. We work with “local heroes” to raise awareness of prejudice and hate crime; inspiring children and young people to celebrate diversity, value difference, nurture change and prevent prejudice based bullying.

Mermaids

Diversity

Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. We work to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. We campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.

My World (Autism)

Diversity, Health

If you have an autistic student in your class, you may not know about the many small ways in which you can help them to have a better time at school. Sometimes it’s a little bit of the right kind of extra support which can make all the difference to someone on the autism spectrum who is struggling. If you are a teacher or education professional, sign up to our MyWorld campaign now to get free information and resources straight to your inbox every fortnight. The campaign is designed to help teachers and other education professionals support pupils on the autism spectrum in schools, by providing access to the best free resources and information.

National Autism Society

Diversity, Health

The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for autistic people ( including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a world that works for autistic people.

Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council

Diversity

PDREC believes that to build a fair and just society everyone must have an equal chance to live, work and learn free from prejudice, discrimination and racism. It values diversity and works in partnership with individuals and organisations that are also committed to race equality.

SELMA – Hacking Hate

Bullying, Diversity, Online Safety, Prevent

Online hate speech is a growing problem. People often experience the internet to be a hostile space. Hateful messages are increasingly common on social media. To complement existing initiatives to regulate, monitor or report online hate speech, a more pro-active answer is clearly needed.

SELMA (Social and Emotional Learning for Mutual Awareness) is a two-year project co-funded by the European Commission1 which aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect. The overall vision of the SELMA project is captured by its catchphrase: Hacking Hate. It builds upon a Social and Emotional Learning approach to empower young people to become agents of change; it helps them to better understand the phenomenon of online hate; it provides them with tools and strategies to act and make a difference.

The Eddystone Trust

Diversity, Health

The Eddystone Trust is an independent organisation providing information and support for anyone affected by HIV across the South West. Some services also relate to wider sexual health.

Unseen

Diversity, Safeguarding

We hope that one day our work is no longer needed. That by working in partnership with communities, business, governments and other organisations we can stamp out slavery for good. But while there are victims of trafficking, we want to be here to offer them the safety, hope and choice they deserve. The UK’s 24/7 Modern Slavery Helpline is also an excellent means of accessing information and advice. Potential victims, statutory agencies, frontline professionals, businesses and members of the public can call 08000 121 700 for specialist support and guidance.

YAY! Cornwall (Young and Yourself)

Diversity

YAY! Cornwall (Young and Yourself) was set up by LGBTQ Youth Cornwall in 2008 and in 2018 amalgamated with the Intercom Trust to continue and expand the provision of the LGBTQ+ Youth Group for Cornwall. The youth group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning young people up to the age of 25 who live, work or who are visiting, at school or college in Cornwall

Young Stonewall

Diversity

We’re here to let all young lesbian, gay, bi and trans people – as well as those who are questioning – here and abroad, know they’re not alone. We want to empower all young people, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, to campaign for equality and fair treatment for LGBTQ people, and against discrimination.

Drink Aware

Drugs

The Drinkaware Trust is an independent UK-wide alcohol education charity, funded largely by voluntary and unrestricted donations from UK alcohol producers, retailers and supermarkets. The Trust is governed independently and works in partnership with others to help reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking.

EDAS

Drugs, Health

EDAS, as a Third Sector organisation remains true to its organisational values and maintains the ethos of empathy and understanding of the client’s life events. Established in 1970, with the organisation’s 40+ years of experience, passion and enthusiasm for the client group, EDAS has developed a service that provides care and support for all sectors of the community to include: Young people, carers, criminal justice clients, through-care and aftercare clients, clients with medication issues, pre treatment and assessment for service users aged 10 – 85 plus.

Fixers

Diversity, Drugs, Family, Health

Fixers are young people using their past to fix the future. They are motivated by personal experience to make positive change for themselves and those around them. Fixers have different backgrounds, interests and life experiences, and come from every corner of the UK. But they do have several important things in common. They are motivated by a desire to act on an issue that is important to them or a strong desire to help other people.

Frank

Drugs, Health

Frank provides friendly confidential advice about drugs. It has comprehensive information about types of drugs and gives information about how to get support.

Hamoaze House

Drugs

We believe that the best diversionary activity for young people who have challenging behaviours is school attendance. We also believe that, to meet the needs of this group of young people, school should be engaging, fun and progressive – both academically and socially. We are here to support your school and any of your students (and their families) who are finding school attendance difficult for any reason.

Harbour (Plymouth)

Drugs, Health

Working in partnership to help people to recover from the causes and devastating effects of problematic substance use is what we do. Anyone can access our services. We work with individuals, families and young people. Where someone has needs that cannot be met within the agency we will facilitate access to the best available service.

Shekinah

Drugs, Health

Shekinah is a Devon based charity that provides opportunities for people in recovery or seeking recovery. This may include recovery from homelessness, drug and alcohol issues, offending behaviours or mental ill health. We have a range of projects across a number of locations and we provide a safe space for people to develop their skills, regain their self-worth and go on to live independent and fulfilling lives.

Solomon Theatre Company

Crime/ASB, Drugs, Youth Organisations

Solomon Theatre Company – since 2003 – specialists in communicating messages that result in crime reduction, improved community safety and the promotion of healthy schools and healthy lifestyles.

Talk About Alcohol

Drugs

The talkaboutalcohol.com site is designed to be used by young people in a classroom setting as part of PSHE lessons on alcohol. It is designed mainly for Key stage 3 and complements the Talk About Alcohol teacher workbook, which is full of lesson plans, games and worksheets.

The Nelson Trust

Drugs

The Nelson Trust was founded in 1985 near Stroud in Gloucestershire by Roy and Mary Brash. The charity began life as a supportive shared residence for people recovering from alcohol addiction, and over a period of a few short years it developed into a residential treatment centre providing a comprehensive programme of care and support for people looking for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

Why Not Find Out

Drugs

Why Not Find Out is an independent source of information about drugs, alcohol, nicotine and illicit drugs including new psychoactive substances. Browse this site to find out about their harms and history, legality and how to stay safe. The site is run by drugs and alcohol prevention charity Mentor UK.

Young Addaction

Drugs

We provide friendly and expert advice on drugs and alcohol for young people aged 10 to 17. Our specialist services, youngaddaction, support young people to understand the effects of their substance misuse and the harm it can cause to them and the people around them. You can rely on us for advice and information, and we can offer you a safe place to talk about things that are bothering you.

Ysmart

Drugs

Commissioned by Devon County Council with funding from the Home Office, Department of Health, Youth Justice Board and DCC: Y-SMART is the Drug and Alcohol Service for under-18s, throughout Devon (excluding Plymouth and Torbay). We aim to provide high quality, accessible, targeted prevention and treatment services specifically for young people across the county. Wherever possible, our service is confidential, promotes physical and mental well-being and reduces harm that can be associated with drug and alcohol use for young people and their families.

Become

Family

Become (formerly known as The Who Cares? Trust) has been supporting, and campaigning for, children in care and young care leavers since 1985. Our experienced spokespeople can talk authoritatively and confidently about the issues facing children in care and young care leavers. We believe it’s important to listen to children and young people and what they think about care – and that extends to media comment. We will try and facilitate links between young people and journalists when this is appropriate.

Childhood Bereavement Network

Family, Health

CBN supports professionals working with bereaved children and young people, with information updates, key resources and networking opportunities. Find out more about how we can help you.

Childline

Bullying, Family, Health, Online Safety, Youth Organisations

Childline a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

Citizen’s Advice

Family, Health

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. People come to us with all sorts of issues. You may have money, benefit, housing or employment problems. You may be facing a crisis, or just considering your options.

Clear

Family, Health

Our mission is to provide a service to address the issues affecting children and young people who have experienced abuse. We offer a supportive and therapeutic environment where children and young people, care givers and professionals can receive appropriate advice and information and share their experiences through individual and group work. As the only BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) accredited organisation in Cornwall, CLEAR counselling services work to the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.

Contact – For Families with Disabled Children

Diversity, Family, Health

We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

Fixers

Diversity, Drugs, Family, Health

Fixers are young people using their past to fix the future. They are motivated by personal experience to make positive change for themselves and those around them. Fixers have different backgrounds, interests and life experiences, and come from every corner of the UK. But they do have several important things in common. They are motivated by a desire to act on an issue that is important to them or a strong desire to help other people.

i-HOP

Crime/ASB, Family

i-HOP is a one-stop knowledge hub to support all professionals in working with children and families of offenders, bringing together useful information in one place. i-HOP is delivered by Barnardo’s.

Internet Matters

Family, Online Safety

Whatever their age, we can help you to find out more about what your children might be doing online and give you some simple, practical and easy advice on the steps you can take as a parent to keep them as safe as possible.

Live Well South West

Family, Health

Plymouth Options (Live Well South West) offers a range of services to people aged 16 and over who are experiencing common mental health problems.

Mind

Family, Health

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

MindEd

Family, Health

MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults. MindEd is suitable for all adults working with, or caring for, infants, children or teenagers; all the information provided is quality assured by experts, useful, and easy to understand

Parent Zone

Family, Online Safety

Parent Zone is devoted to providing expert information to families, schools and family professionals. We create, curate and check the best available advice and information on all of the issues that are caused or amplified by the internet. Our mission is to improve outcomes for children in a digital world so children will be safer online, children will be resilient enough to cope with the challenges of the online world, children will be educated for a digital future.

Pause

Family, Safeguarding

Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeat removals of children from their care. Through an intense programme of support, it aims to break this cycle and give women the opportunity to reflect, tackle destructive patterns of behaviour, and to develop new skills and responses that can help them create a more positive future.

Penhaligon’s Friends

Family, Health

A Cornish charity supporting bereaved children, young people, parents and carers throughout the county. We offer children and young people the chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents.

POPS – Providing Support to Parents of Offenders

Crime/ASB, Family

POPS was established in 1988 by family members experiencing the stigma and distress of supporting a relative through a custodial sentence.

Respect

Family, Safeguarding

A confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner. We are a team of skilled professionals offering advice, information and support to domestic violence perpetrators, as well as to their (ex) partners and frontline workers.

Share Aware

Family, Online Safety

It can be hard to keep track of what your child is doing on social networks, apps and games. Or know how to keep them safe. That’s why we’ve teamed up with O2. Together we’re helping parents untangle the web. And teach their children to be Share Aware. Because, just like in real life, kids need your help to stay safe online.

Stop Abuse for Everyone

Family, Safeguarding

Domestic violence and abuse is a serious problem here in Devon, across the UK and around the world. Victims and their families remain at the heart of everything we do. Our services are centred on their goals, strengths and needs; and we will strengthen our approach to keep victims and their families safe and to live their lives free from future violence.

Switched on Families

Family, Online Safety

Switched On Families is about giving parents clear, honest, useful (and sometimes even fun) support to make sure your family gets the best from the web. You know your kids best, but here at Virgin Media, we know a thing or two about the web and want to help you make informed and confident choices.

The Hideout

Family, Safeguarding

Resource for young people in a refuge.

Together for Short Lives

Family, Health

We are the leading UK charity that, together with our members, speaks out for children and young people who are expected to have short lives. We are here to help these children and their families have as fulfilling lives as possible and the very best care at the end of life. We can’t change the diagnosis, but we can help children and families make the most of their time together.

Trelya

Family

Trelya provides positive interventions into the lives of the hardest to reach children and young people in West Cornwall. Using innovative, creative and sustained methods of work, we improve children and young people’s life chances through the development of their lifeskills, motivations and aspirations. Trelya believes that high quality, proactive, preventative work can make an incredible difference to the futures of children at risk of social exclusion.

White Gold Cornwall

Family

White Gold Cornwall works with children, young people and adults across the whole of Cornwall to help them navigate life’s challenges. It offers tailored support to address a wide range of issues and have a proven record of assisting individuals to develop and become valued members of our communities.

Young Women’s Trust

Family, Health

Young Women’s Trust supports and represents women aged 16-30 struggling to live on low or no pay in England and Wales and who are at risk of being trapped in poverty.

Bloom Project

Health

Students at secondary schools in West Cornwall will receive specialist support for self-harming issues under a new service being launched in April. Young people will be able to access support from the Mind and Body programme being launched by YZUP, a service for 11-18 year olds provided by substance misuse and mental health charity Addaction.

Brook – Sexual health & wellbeing for under 25s

Diversity, Health

Brook has been at the forefront of providing wellbeing and sexual health support for young people for over 50 years. Our services in local communities, our education programmes, our training for professionals and our campaigning work means that young people are better equipped to make positive and healthy lifestyle choices.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Health

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. Join the campaign to take a stand against male suicide and get the tools you need for action.

CentrePoint – Youth

Health

Violence, abuse, gangs, drugs and problems with mental health – young people often become homeless because it’s safer to leave home than to stay. Tens of thousands of young people ask for help with homelessness every year.

Childhood Bereavement Network

Family, Health

CBN supports professionals working with bereaved children and young people, with information updates, key resources and networking opportunities. Find out more about how we can help you.

Childline

Bullying, Family, Health, Online Safety, Youth Organisations

Childline a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

Citizen’s Advice

Family, Health

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. People come to us with all sorts of issues. You may have money, benefit, housing or employment problems. You may be facing a crisis, or just considering your options.

Clear

Family, Health

Our mission is to provide a service to address the issues affecting children and young people who have experienced abuse. We offer a supportive and therapeutic environment where children and young people, care givers and professionals can receive appropriate advice and information and share their experiences through individual and group work. As the only BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) accredited organisation in Cornwall, CLEAR counselling services work to the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.

Contact – For Families with Disabled Children

Diversity, Family, Health

We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

Disrespect Nobody

Health

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.

Ditch the Label

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Online Safety

We are one of the largest pro-equality and anti-bullying charities in the world. Our award-winning work promotes equality and empowering people aged 12-25 to overcome bullying. We are a digital charity, which means that most of our support is provided online through our website and partnerships with games and social networks.It is estimated that every 3 minutes somebody will benefit from our support.

Dotcom Foundation

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Safeguarding

Dot Com Children’s Foundation helps children develop the knowledge and confidence they need to make good decisions in life, especially about their own safety. We are committed to empowering children. We are dedicated to building children’s self-worth and values to ensure they reach their full potential. From child sexual abuse to gang culture to online safety, children can be exposed to many different risks every single day. It is impossible for parents and teachers to be with children all the time: they must have the means to protect themselves.

EDAS

Drugs, Health

EDAS, as a Third Sector organisation remains true to its organisational values and maintains the ethos of empathy and understanding of the client’s life events. Established in 1970, with the organisation’s 40+ years of experience, passion and enthusiasm for the client group, EDAS has developed a service that provides care and support for all sectors of the community to include: Young people, carers, criminal justice clients, through-care and aftercare clients, clients with medication issues, pre treatment and assessment for service users aged 10 – 85 plus.

Elefriends

Health

Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Elefriends is run by Mind and is for people aged 18+

Fixers

Diversity, Drugs, Family, Health

Fixers are young people using their past to fix the future. They are motivated by personal experience to make positive change for themselves and those around them. Fixers have different backgrounds, interests and life experiences, and come from every corner of the UK. But they do have several important things in common. They are motivated by a desire to act on an issue that is important to them or a strong desire to help other people.

Frank

Drugs, Health

Frank provides friendly confidential advice about drugs. It has comprehensive information about types of drugs and gives information about how to get support.

Harbour (Plymouth)

Drugs, Health

Working in partnership to help people to recover from the causes and devastating effects of problematic substance use is what we do. Anyone can access our services. We work with individuals, families and young people. Where someone has needs that cannot be met within the agency we will facilitate access to the best available service.

HeadStart Kernow

Health

HeadStart Kernow is a partnership programme to develop resilience and mental well-being in young people. It is Cornwall Council-led and Big Lottery-funded. HeadStart Kernow is focused on young people aged 10 – 16 as evidence clearly demonstrates that half of diagnosed lifetime mental ill-health cases begin before the age of 14, and 75% before the age of 18, co-produced with young people who inform and influence it and are key stakeholders, universal, and about prevention with targeted support, a ‘Test and Learn’ programme, striving to achieve system change and doing things differently – we embrace new and innovative ways of thinking and working and people are at the forefront of what we do.

Headway

Health

Brain injury can challenge every aspect of your life – walking, talking, thinking and feeling – and the losses can be severe and permanent. It can mean losing both the life you once lived and the person you once were. Headway is the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury. Through its network of more than 125 groups and branches across the UK, it provides support, services and information to brain injury survivors, their families and carers, as well as to professionals in the health and legal fields.

Human Utopia

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Youth Organisations

humanutopia create and run inspirational, life-changing courses for young people and adults in schools and their wider communities. Our courses range from one day with one whole year group through to long term partnerships and with a variety of year groups and in different schools across the UK.

Intercom Trust

Diversity, Health

Intercom Trust is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community resource in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West. We provide help against homophobic and transphobic prejudice, crime and discrimination (including bullying, harassment, abuse, attacks, and threatening behaviour), helping to develop the LGBT communities, providing professional training and consultancy, and working in partnership with local government, the police, health and other organisations.

Live Well South West

Family, Health

Plymouth Options (Live Well South West) offers a range of services to people aged 16 and over who are experiencing common mental health problems.

Local Heroes

Diversity, Health

Local Heroes is a growing hate crime awareness charity that exists to inspire young people from all backgrounds to maximise their potential and the role they play in society. We work with “local heroes” to raise awareness of prejudice and hate crime; inspiring children and young people to celebrate diversity, value difference, nurture change and prevent prejudice based bullying.

Love is Respect (USA)

Health

Online, loveisrespect strives to be a safe, inclusive space for young people to access information and get help in an environment that is designed specifically for them. Our website provides comprehensive education on healthy, unhealthy and abusive dating relationships and behaviours. Loveisrespect also mobilizes parents, educators, peers and survivors to proactively raise awareness on healthy dating behaviors and how to identify unhealthy and abusive patterns. Through trainings, toolkits, and curriculum, we are growing community educators and advocates to promote healthy relationships and prevent future patterns of abuse.

Maytree

Health

Maytree is a registered charity supporting people in suicidal crisis in a non-medical setting. At Maytree, we provide people in the midst of a suicidal crisis with the opportunity for rest and reflection, and give them the opportunity to stay in a calm, safe and relaxed environment.

Mind

Family, Health

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

MindEd

Family, Health

MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults. MindEd is suitable for all adults working with, or caring for, infants, children or teenagers; all the information provided is quality assured by experts, useful, and easy to understand

My World (Autism)

Diversity, Health

If you have an autistic student in your class, you may not know about the many small ways in which you can help them to have a better time at school. Sometimes it’s a little bit of the right kind of extra support which can make all the difference to someone on the autism spectrum who is struggling. If you are a teacher or education professional, sign up to our MyWorld campaign now to get free information and resources straight to your inbox every fortnight. The campaign is designed to help teachers and other education professionals support pupils on the autism spectrum in schools, by providing access to the best free resources and information.

National Autism Society

Diversity, Health

The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for autistic people ( including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a world that works for autistic people.

National Union of Students

Health, Youth Organisations

Advice and information from the National Union of Students (NUS)

Papyrus

Health

Over 200 school children die by suicide every year in the UK. Among 15-19 year olds, the rate of suicide is increasing. PAPYRUS wants to address this head on but we need your help and that of every school and college in the land. We exist to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives by shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.

Penhaligon’s Friends

Family, Health

A Cornish charity supporting bereaved children, young people, parents and carers throughout the county. We offer children and young people the chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents.

Pete’s Dragons

Health

Pete’s Dragons are first-hand working together towards making sure that all those bereaved by suicide in Devon and Cornwall have access to timely and appropriate support.

Propel

Health

Many care leavers go on to achieve amazing things in higher education.
Propel is brought to you by Become, the charity for children in care and young care leavers. We provide help, support and advice so that young people who spend time in care can unleash their potential and take control of their lives.

Remembering Our Roots

Health

Remembering Our Roots is a Community Interest Company based in Cornwall which provides people with the opportunity to develop a strong sense of nature connection, to learn bushcraft & wilderness skills and to be supported in their journey back into a successful and fulfilling adulthood. We provide opportunities for victims of crime to spend time reconnecting to nature, reflecting & coming to terms with their experiences and learning tools to help them to move forwards positively, joyfully and confidently with their lives.

Rise Above

Health

Rise Above is where you will find interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice.

Samaritans

Health, Safeguarding

We’re there for people when they need us, which could be any time of day or night. People talk to us for as long as they like, as many times as they like. We don’t rush, interrupt or push anyone out of the door. We let people lead the conversation at their own pace. There’s no waiting lists, and no assessments.

SANEline

Health

SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. We are open every day of the year from 4.30pm to 10.30pm on 0300 304 7000. Our helpline is here to support you when you feel you have reached a moment of crisis. We know that moment of crisis is different for everybody – some people can reach that point daily, and for some people it is a rare occurrence.

Shekinah

Drugs, Health

Shekinah is a Devon based charity that provides opportunities for people in recovery or seeking recovery. This may include recovery from homelessness, drug and alcohol issues, offending behaviours or mental ill health. We have a range of projects across a number of locations and we provide a safe space for people to develop their skills, regain their self-worth and go on to live independent and fulfilling lives.

The Eddystone Trust

Diversity, Health

The Eddystone Trust is an independent organisation providing information and support for anyone affected by HIV across the South West. Some services also relate to wider sexual health.

The Mix

Health

The Mix is a UK based charity that provides free, confidential support for young people under 25 via online, social and mobile.

The Shores

Crime/ASB, Health

The Shores is the dedicated Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) for Dorset, providing a comprehensive service to men, women and children who have been raped or sexually assaulted. We offer a safe and non-judgemental environment which focuses on the needs of you, the individual. All clients are treated with dignity and respect.

Time to Change

Health

We are Time to Change, the growing social movement changing how we all think and act about mental health. Still too many people are made to feel ashamed or isolated because they have a mental health problem but we’re here to change that.

Together for Short Lives

Family, Health

We are the leading UK charity that, together with our members, speaks out for children and young people who are expected to have short lives. We are here to help these children and their families have as fulfilling lives as possible and the very best care at the end of life. We can’t change the diagnosis, but we can help children and families make the most of their time together.

University of Plymouth – Mental health support

Health

At the mental health support service we work alongside you to offer support if your mental health is having a serious impact on your life at University. We offer advice if you are concerned about your own or someone else’s mental health. We provide personalised input to help you get the most out of your University experience by linking in with appropriate services both within the University and external agencies.

Young Minds

Health

We’re the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. We champion children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing across the UK. Driven by their experience we create change so that children and young people can cope with life’s adversities, find help when needed and succeed in life.

Young Women’s Trust

Family, Health

Young Women’s Trust supports and represents women aged 16-30 struggling to live on low or no pay in England and Wales and who are at risk of being trapped in poverty.

Your SHIP (Plymouth)

Health

Your SHIP are a friendly, non judgemental centre for sexual health and HIV at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. All tests and treatment are free.

BBC Own It!

Online Safety

A website full of fun and empowering tips, insight, stories and advice to help 9-12 year olds get the most out of their time online. It aims to help children develop the confidence and resilience to tackle the everyday challenges they face online – and is the first product to launch from the BBC’s biggest investment in children’s services in a generation, with an additional £34 million across the three years. Own It will be joined by other longer term projects from this investment over the coming years, including new apps, games and personal and participatory experiences for children of all ages.

Bullying UK

Bullying, Online Safety

Providing bullying advice for children, young people and parents upon how to deal with bullying effectively. Also the home of Anti-bullying week

Childline

Bullying, Family, Health, Online Safety, Youth Organisations

Childline a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

Childnet

Online Safety

Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. They work directly with children and young people from the ages of 3 to 18 on a weekly basis, as well as parents, carers, teachers and professionals, finding out about their real experiences online, and the positive things they are doing as well as sharing safety advice. Working directly with these audiences is important in helping us to equip them to stay safe online and informs the resources that we develop for them.

Ditch the Label

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Online Safety

We are one of the largest pro-equality and anti-bullying charities in the world. Our award-winning work promotes equality and empowering people aged 12-25 to overcome bullying. We are a digital charity, which means that most of our support is provided online through our website and partnerships with games and social networks.It is estimated that every 3 minutes somebody will benefit from our support.

E Cadet

Online Safety

An age-appropriate e-safety curriculum that is flexible, relevant and engages pupils’ interest; that is used to promote e-safety through teaching pupils how to stay safe, how to protect themselves from harm and how to take responsibility for their own and others’ safety. Positive rewards are used to cultivate positive and responsible use.

Get Safe Online – Safeguarding children

Online Safety

As parents – or relatives, teachers and other adults responsible to children’s safety – we want our children and those we look after to be healthy and happy … and to develop well both physically and mentally. Above all, it’s also instinctive that we want kids to be safe.

Internet Citizens

Online Safety

Google and YouTube want a safe and exciting web where young people can be creative, express themselves and belong. Be Internet Citizens has been designed to teach teenagers about media literacy, critical thinking and digital citizenship, with the aim of encouraging young people to have a positive voice online. The programme provides a strong foundation, empowering them with the confidence to become producers of online content, where they can express their identities, share their stories, make a social impact, and bring communities together.

Internet Matters

Family, Online Safety

Whatever their age, we can help you to find out more about what your children might be doing online and give you some simple, practical and easy advice on the steps you can take as a parent to keep them as safe as possible.

Internet Watch Foundation

Online Safety, Safeguarding

Our vision is the global elimination of child sexual abuse imagery online. The IWF was established to fulfil an independent role in receiving, assessing and tracing public complaints about child sexual abuse content on the internet and to support the development of website rating systems. Since we were set up in 1996 we have been operating a Hotline service for the public to report potentially criminal content and we have been issuing ‘takedown notices’ to UK ISPs in partnership with the police so they can remove the content.

NSPCC Learning

Online Safety, Safeguarding, Youth Organisations

All the tools, training and resources you need to keep children safe, including online learning, articles and resources

Online Safety (NSPCC)

Online Safety

The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But with the digital world changing all the time, how can you make sure your child’s staying safe? That’s where we come in. Whether you’re an online expert or you’re not sure where to start, our tools and advice will help you keep your child safe.

Out of Your Hands

Crime/ASB, Online Safety

Children as young as three are accessing the internet, and many young people are carrying mobile phones for personal safety and keeping in touch; but crime, fraud and cyber bullying can accompany internet use and mobile devices so young people need to learn how to increase their safety. Out of your Hands aims to protect young people from becoming victims of phone crime and fraud, offering real life victim and perpetrator case studies and short films, and the latest tips and advice for staying safe, making financial transactions and using digital media.

Parent Info

Online Safety

Parent Info provides high quality information to parents and carers about their children’s wellbeing and resilience. Schools can host the content on their own website and use it in any other ways (in letters to parents etc) that they want. This service is free and ranges across a wide range of subject matter, from difficult topics about sex, relationships and the internet or body image and peer pressure to broader parenting topics like ‘how much sleep do teenagers need?’

Parent Zone

Family, Online Safety

Parent Zone is devoted to providing expert information to families, schools and family professionals. We create, curate and check the best available advice and information on all of the issues that are caused or amplified by the internet. Our mission is to improve outcomes for children in a digital world so children will be safer online, children will be resilient enough to cope with the challenges of the online world, children will be educated for a digital future.

Revenge Porn Helpline

Online Safety, Safeguarding

The Revenge Porn Helpline is the UK’s only dedicated service supporting adults. Call for free, one-on-one confidential advice and support via email and phone. If you’re reading this because someone has distributed intimate photos or videos of you either off or online, you have been a victim and deserve support. You are not alone.

SELMA – Hacking Hate

Bullying, Diversity, Online Safety, Prevent

Online hate speech is a growing problem. People often experience the internet to be a hostile space. Hateful messages are increasingly common on social media. To complement existing initiatives to regulate, monitor or report online hate speech, a more pro-active answer is clearly needed.

SELMA (Social and Emotional Learning for Mutual Awareness) is a two-year project co-funded by the European Commission1 which aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect. The overall vision of the SELMA project is captured by its catchphrase: Hacking Hate. It builds upon a Social and Emotional Learning approach to empower young people to become agents of change; it helps them to better understand the phenomenon of online hate; it provides them with tools and strategies to act and make a difference.

Share Aware

Family, Online Safety

It can be hard to keep track of what your child is doing on social networks, apps and games. Or know how to keep them safe. That’s why we’ve teamed up with O2. Together we’re helping parents untangle the web. And teach their children to be Share Aware. Because, just like in real life, kids need your help to stay safe online.

South West Police Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU)

Online Safety

The Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) was established in September 2010 to identify, disrupt and dismantle organised crime groups impacting on the South West of England. The unit brings additional specialist capability across the region through effective partnership and collaboration to make the area a place hostile to organised crime.

Stop, Speak, Support

Online Safety

The Stop, Speak, Support campaign has been created in response to 11-16 year olds saying that while they enjoy social media, games and online forums, that it is the only area of their lives that they feel does not have clear expectations or standards of behaviour they should all adhere to. Stop, Speak, Support aims to help young people spot cyberbullying and know what steps they can take to stop it happening and provide support to the person being bullied.

SWGfL Digital Literacy Programme

Online Safety

These free materials are designed to empower pupils and students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. Find the lessons that are just right for your classroom. Browse by Key Stage or Year Group, for cross-curricular lessons which address digital literacy and citizenship topics in an age-appropriate way.

Switched on Families

Family, Online Safety

Switched On Families is about giving parents clear, honest, useful (and sometimes even fun) support to make sure your family gets the best from the web. You know your kids best, but here at Virgin Media, we know a thing or two about the web and want to help you make informed and confident choices.

ThinkUKnow

Online Safety

ThinkUKnow provides online safety information and resources for young people, professionals and parents.

Educate against Hate

Prevent, Safeguarding

The purpose of this website is to provide practical advice, support and resources to protect children from extremism and radicalisation. Anyone can be vulnerable to extremism and radicalisation, but children are particularly at risk. As they grow and become more independent, it is not unusual for them to take risks, explore new things and push boundaries. Teenage years are often a time when young people will be searching for answers to questions about identity, faith and belonging, as well as looking for adventure and excitement.

SELMA – Hacking Hate

Bullying, Diversity, Online Safety, Prevent

Online hate speech is a growing problem. People often experience the internet to be a hostile space. Hateful messages are increasingly common on social media. To complement existing initiatives to regulate, monitor or report online hate speech, a more pro-active answer is clearly needed.

SELMA (Social and Emotional Learning for Mutual Awareness) is a two-year project co-funded by the European Commission1 which aims to tackle the problem of online hate speech by promoting mutual awareness, tolerance, and respect. The overall vision of the SELMA project is captured by its catchphrase: Hacking Hate. It builds upon a Social and Emotional Learning approach to empower young people to become agents of change; it helps them to better understand the phenomenon of online hate; it provides them with tools and strategies to act and make a difference.

CLEAR and Secure

Safeguarding

CLEAR and Secure is a new service that has been developed by CLEAR, to offer support to young people at risk of or affected by sexual exploitation. There are limited services available in Cornwall for young people with these experiences and CLEAR recognised the need to include this type of intervention in its portfolio, working alongside other partner agencies. We have now been awarded funding to support the new CSE team.

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Children Partnership

Safeguarding

Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly, in exercising their social care functions, are responsible for ensuring there is a Safeguarding Children Partnership (SCP) covering their area, to bring together representatives of each of the main agencies and professionals responsible for helping to protect children from abuse and neglect. The SCB is an inter-agency forum for agreeing how the different services and professional groups should co-operate to safeguard children in the area, and for making sure that arrangements work effectively to bring about good outcomes for children. Keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility. The information on this website is relevant to those working in the statutory or independent sectors, as well as to members of the wider community. It applies to all children and young people irrespective of whether they are living at home with their families and carers or away from home.

Counter Extremism – Narratives and Conversations

Safeguarding

Extremism is not a new topic in education, but schools have a relatively new statutory duty to pay “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. In response to this challenging and serious new responsibility, LGfL has worked with leading extremism experts specialising in ISIS and the far right to provide information, insights and advice to help schools navigate this difficult area.

Devon Children and Families Partnership (DSCB)

Safeguarding

The new website contains a wealth of information for anyone in Devon who has responsibility for safeguarding children; including parents, carers, teachers, doctors and volunteers. There are dedicated sections for children and young people, workers and volunteers and parents and carers that aim to supply information on key issues. The website also has a library where you can download important documents and reports. The website has been built for all partners involved in safeguarding children. It will be updated regularly with local, regional and national news, events and campaigns.

Dorset Safeguarding Children Board

Safeguarding

The Dorset Safeguarding Children Board is made up of representatives from statutory, voluntary and community organisations/services and meets regularly to agree and oversee the effectiveness of agencies working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in Dorset. You will find information on the site about how to keep children safe from abuse and neglect and what to do if a child is being harmed.

Dotcom Foundation

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Safeguarding

Dot Com Children’s Foundation helps children develop the knowledge and confidence they need to make good decisions in life, especially about their own safety. We are committed to empowering children. We are dedicated to building children’s self-worth and values to ensure they reach their full potential. From child sexual abuse to gang culture to online safety, children can be exposed to many different risks every single day. It is impossible for parents and teachers to be with children all the time: they must have the means to protect themselves.

Early Intervention Foundation

Safeguarding, Youth Organisations

We are an independent charity and What Works Centre which champions and supports the use of effective early intervention for children with signals of risk.

Educate against Hate

Prevent, Safeguarding

The purpose of this website is to provide practical advice, support and resources to protect children from extremism and radicalisation. Anyone can be vulnerable to extremism and radicalisation, but children are particularly at risk. As they grow and become more independent, it is not unusual for them to take risks, explore new things and push boundaries. Teenage years are often a time when young people will be searching for answers to questions about identity, faith and belonging, as well as looking for adventure and excitement.

Internet Watch Foundation

Online Safety, Safeguarding

Our vision is the global elimination of child sexual abuse imagery online. The IWF was established to fulfil an independent role in receiving, assessing and tracing public complaints about child sexual abuse content on the internet and to support the development of website rating systems. Since we were set up in 1996 we have been operating a Hotline service for the public to report potentially criminal content and we have been issuing ‘takedown notices’ to UK ISPs in partnership with the police so they can remove the content.

Just for Kids Law

Safeguarding, Youth Organisations

Just for Kids Law delivers holistic, client-led support to children and young people from crisis to stability and onwards into independence. We do this through our innovative, community-based legal representation, advocacy and opportunities programme. We drive systemic change through strategic litigation and policy reform. We aim to be the UK’s leading experts in youth justice law, sharing our knowledge, expertise and model across the UK and the world.

Listen to my story

Safeguarding

Sometimes it can be difficult to spot the signs of whether you are being exploited, but if you or someone you know has been asked to do sexual things in return for something then they may have been sexually exploited, even if the person who did it was a friend, boyfriend or girlfriend.

My Dangerous Loverboy

Safeguarding

My Dangerous Loverboy is a pioneering campaign raising awareness of the sexual exploitation of vulnerable young people. With 64 children being abused every day, Child Sexual Exploitation is a very real danger that is often hidden from plain sight. We believe that through the training of professionals working with children and the deliverance of high quality PSHE education to young people, a greater awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation can be achieved.

NSPCC Learning

Online Safety, Safeguarding, Youth Organisations

All the tools, training and resources you need to keep children safe, including online learning, articles and resources

Pause

Family, Safeguarding

Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeat removals of children from their care. Through an intense programme of support, it aims to break this cycle and give women the opportunity to reflect, tackle destructive patterns of behaviour, and to develop new skills and responses that can help them create a more positive future.

Rape Crisis

Safeguarding

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a national charity and the umbrella body for our network of independent member Rape Crisis Centres. On this site you’ll find: how to get help if you’ve experienced rape, child sexual abuse or any kind of sexual violence; details of local Rape Crisis services; information about sexual violence for survivors, people supporting survivors, students, journalists & others; more about our work, our movement and how you can support us.

Respect

Family, Safeguarding

A confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner. We are a team of skilled professionals offering advice, information and support to domestic violence perpetrators, as well as to their (ex) partners and frontline workers.

Revenge Porn Helpline

Online Safety, Safeguarding

The Revenge Porn Helpline is the UK’s only dedicated service supporting adults. Call for free, one-on-one confidential advice and support via email and phone. If you’re reading this because someone has distributed intimate photos or videos of you either off or online, you have been a victim and deserve support. You are not alone.

Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT)

Safeguarding

The Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT) is a free online tool to help you audit your school’s current safeguarding arrangements and support you to make any changes and identify areas for development. ESAT has been developed through a joint initiative between the NSPCC and TES.

Safeline

Safeguarding

Safeline have already helped over 25,000 people in their journey through sexual abuse and rape. We are here now to help you.

Samaritans

Health, Safeguarding

We’re there for people when they need us, which could be any time of day or night. People talk to us for as long as they like, as many times as they like. We don’t rush, interrupt or push anyone out of the door. We let people lead the conversation at their own pace. There’s no waiting lists, and no assessments.

Stop Abuse for Everyone

Family, Safeguarding

Domestic violence and abuse is a serious problem here in Devon, across the UK and around the world. Victims and their families remain at the heart of everything we do. Our services are centred on their goals, strengths and needs; and we will strengthen our approach to keep victims and their families safe and to live their lives free from future violence.

Stop CSE

Safeguarding

35% of all recorded sexual crimes in England and Wales in 2012/13 (53,540 overall) were child sexual exploitation of under 16s. More than one in three of the children sexually abused by an adult kept their horrific secret to themselves. Four out of five children who experienced sexual contact from someone they knew were too terrified to tell. That’s where we come in. We help over 530 organisations, reaching thousands of professionals all determined to give the right support for victims, and ultimately to one day stop CSE from ever happening again.

The Hideout

Family, Safeguarding

Resource for young people in a refuge.

The Survivors Trust

Safeguarding

The Survivors Trust (TST) is a UK-wide national umbrella agency for 130 specialist organisations for support for the impact of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse throughout the UK and Ireland. Rape and sexual abuse can be committed against anyone regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, culture or social status. Living with the consequences of rape and sexual abuse can be devastating. At TST, we believe that all survivors are entitled to receive the best possible response to their needs whether or not they choose to report.

The Truth Project

Safeguarding

The Truth Project was set up for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse to share their experiences in a supportive and confidential setting. It’s part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) which was set up in 2015 to investigate organisations and institutions that have failed to protect children from sexual abuse. We need to understand the past to help protect children now and in the future. By sharing their experiences, victims and survivors make an important contribution to the work of the Inquiry and their experiences will feed into and influence our findings and recommendations.

Trauma Informed UK Schools

Safeguarding

Our vision is to provide appropriate training for schools,communities and organisations so that they become trauma informed and mentally healthy places for all. This means we aim to help children and teenagers BEFORE they get mental health problems – to catch them as they are falling not after they have fallen. Towards this aim we strongly endorse the statement in the Government Green Paper December 2017 Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision, “ There is evidence that appropriately-trained and supported staff such as teachers, school nurses, counsellors, and teaching assistants can achieve results comparable to those achieved by trained therapists in delivering a number of interventions addressing mild to moderate mental health problems (such as anxiety, conduct disorder, substance use disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder)”. We are appropriately training school staff to take on this task.

tri.x

Safeguarding

tri.x is unique because we employ a team of staff dedicated to writing, developing and updating procedures.

Unseen

Diversity, Safeguarding

We hope that one day our work is no longer needed. That by working in partnership with communities, business, governments and other organisations we can stamp out slavery for good. But while there are victims of trafficking, we want to be here to offer them the safety, hope and choice they deserve. The UK’s 24/7 Modern Slavery Helpline is also an excellent means of accessing information and advice. Potential victims, statutory agencies, frontline professionals, businesses and members of the public can call 08000 121 700 for specialist support and guidance.

The Honest Truth

Travel Safety

The Honest Truth Partnership is working together to reduce anti-social driving and the number of young people killed or seriously injured on the roads.

Childline

Bullying, Family, Health, Online Safety, Youth Organisations

Childline a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

Children and Young People Now

Youth Organisations

CYPNow.co.uk is the essential website for anyone who works with children – from birth to the onset of adulthood – and their families. It provides a breaking news service as well as sections on careers and qualifications, management, funding, policy and legal issues. It also has blogs from a number of children’s sector professionals and a forum for practitioners to interact and debate key issues.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Youth Organisations

“The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has helped countless young people on their sometimes difficult path to adulthood.” HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. For the past seven decades, our Charity has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life. From volunteering to physical activities, life skills to expeditions, achieving a DofE Award is a passport to a brighter future, valued by employers and universities.

Early Intervention Foundation

Safeguarding, Youth Organisations

We are an independent charity and What Works Centre which champions and supports the use of effective early intervention for children with signals of risk.

First News

Youth Organisations

First News is the UK’s only newspaper for young people. We were founded in 2006 by Sarah and Steve Thomson with editor Nicky Cox. We have always been independently owned and have no political affiliations. We now publish both print and digital editions every Friday. Ten years on, we have over 2m young people nationwide reading First News each week with over half of all UK schools subscribing to our paper.

Game Changer (Cornwall)

Youth Organisations

Game Changer is a £3.1 million project funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund (ESF) which will run until November 2019 designed to support 1035 young people aged 15 to 24 across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. It will support young people to overcome the complex challenges they face; understand their individual aptitudes, passions and interests; develop skills and experiences; build connectivity and networks, resulting in at least 55% of them moving into work or long-term learning.

Human Utopia

Bullying, Diversity, Health, Youth Organisations

humanutopia create and run inspirational, life-changing courses for young people and adults in schools and their wider communities. Our courses range from one day with one whole year group through to long term partnerships and with a variety of year groups and in different schools across the UK.

Just for Kids Law

Safeguarding, Youth Organisations

Just for Kids Law delivers holistic, client-led support to children and young people from crisis to stability and onwards into independence. We do this through our innovative, community-based legal representation, advocacy and opportunities programme. We drive systemic change through strategic litigation and policy reform. We aim to be the UK’s leading experts in youth justice law, sharing our knowledge, expertise and model across the UK and the world.

Kooth

Youth Organisations

Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people

National Union of Students

Health, Youth Organisations

Advice and information from the National Union of Students (NUS)

National Youth Agency

Youth Organisations

Young people are our future. Society needs their spark and energy to make it tick.They have the power to make the world a better place for us all. NYA unlocks young people’s potential by providing high quality youth work support and opportunities.

NSPCC Learning

Online Safety, Safeguarding, Youth Organisations

All the tools, training and resources you need to keep children safe, including online learning, articles and resources

Prince’s Trust

Youth Organisations

We believe that every young person should have the chance to embrace exciting opportunities. So, we help 11 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives.

Solomon Theatre Company

Crime/ASB, Drugs, Youth Organisations

Solomon Theatre Company – since 2003 – specialists in communicating messages that result in crime reduction, improved community safety and the promotion of healthy schools and healthy lifestyles.

The Zone (Plymouth)

Youth Organisations

We are a charity which provides free and confidential information and support to young people. On average we support over 5500 different young people each year through our different projects; since we were founded in 1990 we estimate that we have supported over 130,000 young people. Our drop in service, available 6 days a week, supported by a dedicated team of volunteers, offers young people emotional support and information around housing, sexual health and mental health and the options available to them. We can also offer information about, and make referrals to, specialist services, both within The Zone and elsewhere.

UK Youth

Youth Organisations

UK Youth is a leading national charity, committed to providing access to appropriate, high quality services in every community so that young people are empowered to build bright futures, regardless of their background or circumstances.

VOYC (Devon)

Youth Organisations

VOYC Devon is a well-respected specialist infrastructure network for voluntary and community sector groups that work with and for children and young people.

Young Devon

Youth Organisations

A charity changing the odds in favour of young people through advice, support and services for housing, skills development, mental health, engagement, participation, representation and advocacy.

Young People Cornwall

Youth Organisations

Young people Cornwall engages, inspires and supports young people across the county, with youth work that makes a difference. As a local charity with the skills and insight to support young people who live here, we now deliver a wide range of programmes and projects across Cornwall, as well as providing vital tools and resources to help existing youth groups and clubs to really fly. Young People Cornwall is made up of committed, proactive individuals, who together bring valuable skills and attributes to the team. We’re proud to be: