There is a wealth of information available to parents and children for any safeguarding concerns and whilst the following list is not exhaustive, it should provide a useful starting point:
There is a lot of information, help and support from the local Children's Safeguarding Partnerships:
Drug strategy 2021 - Home Office strategy
Information and advice on drugs - Talk to Frank website
Drug and Alcohol education — teacher guidance & evidence review – PSHE Association
Online safety- Parental support
Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, and to find out where to get more help and support
Commonsensemedia provide independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media for children and their parents
Government advice about protecting children from specific online harms such as child sexual abuse, sexting, and cyberbullying
Internet Matters provide age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls, and practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world How Can I Help My Child? Marie Collins Foundation – Sexual Abuse Online
Let’s Talk About It provides advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
London Grid for Learning provides support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
Stopitnow resource from The Lucy Faithfull Foundation can be used by parents and carers who are concerned about someone’s behaviour, including children who may be displaying concerning sexual behaviour (not just about online)
National Crime Agency/CEOP Thinkuknow provides support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
Parentzone provides help for parents and carers on how to keep their children safe online
Talking to your child about online sexual harassment: A guide for parents – This is the Children’s Commissioner’s parental guide on talking to their children about online sexual harassment
Private fostering: local authorities - DfE statutory guidance
Barnardo's - UK charity caring for and supporting some of the most vulnerable children and young people through their range of services.
Lucy Faithful Foundation - UK-wide child protection charity dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse. They work with families affected by sexual abuse and also run the confidential Stop it Now! Helpline.
Marie Collins Foundation – Charity that, amongst other things, works directly with children, young people, and families to enable their recovery following sexual abuse.
NSPCC - Children's charity specialising in child protection with statutory powers enabling them to take action and safeguard children at risk of abuse.
Rape Crisis - National charity and the umbrella body for their network of independent member Rape Crisis Centres.
Support for Victims
Anti-Bullying Alliance - Detailed information for anyone being bullied, along with advice for parents and schools. Signposts to various helplines and websites for further support.
Rape Crisis - Provide and signpost to a range of services to support people who have experienced rape, child abuse or any kind of sexual violence.
Victim Support - Supporting children and young people who have been affected by crime. Also provides support to parents and professionals who work with children and young people – regardless of whether a crime has been reported or how long ago it was.
Childline provides free and confidential advice for children and young people.
Domestic Violence 24 hour helpline - get help if you or someone you know is being abused by a partner or family member 0113 246 0401 or visit: https://ldvs.uk/ - Leeds Domestic Violence Service
Bradford Community Domestic Violence support: https://www.bradford.gov.uk/your-community/domestic-abuse/help-and-supp…