As you know, we are here to help our families as much as we can.  The door is always open, so please feel free to call in, someone is always available to speak to.

We hope that we have provided information in this section that will help you find assistance from other agencies, should you need it.

Support for Parents, Carers and Children

There are many websites that will offer a wide variety of Safeguarding information. These might help as a starting point but please do ask us - we have many more specific places that we can signpost you to:

parentinfo - this is a highly recommended website for anyone who requires help, support and advice from leading experts and organisations.

NSPCC - Resources which help adults respond to children disclosing abuse.

Barnardo's - UK charity caring for and supporting some of the most vulnerable children and young people through their range of services.

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.

The Survivors Trust- UK-wide national umbrella agency with resources and support dedicated to survivors of rape, sexual violence and child sex abuse.

Let’s Talk About It -  provides advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation.

NCA CEOP Thinkuknow advice for parents: - Advice/resources on how to approach and deal with concerns about what children may be doing online including advice about how to help challenge harmful sexual attitudes and how to start a conversation to support positive sexual behaviour

Childnet: Advice for parents and carers to keep children safe online - Advice and resources to help parents and carers keep children safe online.

How Can I Help My Child? - Marie Collins Foundation – Sexual Abuse Online

Parentsafe - London Grid for Learning - Detailed advice/resources covering various issues such as online safety, apps, and how to report concerns.

Parentzone - Provides expert information and resources to help make the internet work for families.

Home | Family Information Service Leeds - An information service for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 (or up to 25 if your child has Special Educational Needs or a disability SEND).

Free Same Day Online Mental Health Support for Children and Young People 
The service offers free, online, same day, BACP-accredited support and counselling for 10-18 year olds, as well as a range of activities and resources designed to support mental and emotional being. There aren't any thresholds or criteria to meet, and no waiting lists! This means you can signpost ANY child or young person to Kooth as an additional, or sole, means of mental health support. Users sign themselves up anonymously on the website as our service is self-referral.