Links to useful organisations
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(External Website) - Barnardo's is the UK's leading
children's charity. We run over 400 projects across the UK that
transform the lives of children and young people every day.
- BASPCAN (External Website) -
BASPCAN is primarily a membership association for professionals and
volunteers working in the field of child protection who can
demonstrate active participation or interest in the aims of the
- CAFCASS (External Website) -
Cafcass looks after the interests of children involved in family
- Chatdanger.com (External
Website) - a site all about the potential dangers on
interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and
- ChildLine (External
Website) - ChildLine is a counselling service for children
and young people. If you are an adult and are worried about a
- Child Abuse Prevention Network
(External Website) - is the Internet Nerve Center for
professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect.
- Child Exploitation and Online Protection
Centre (External Website) - The Child Exploitation and
Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the
sexual abuse of children.
- Community First (External
Website) - Building better local communities by advising,
informing and supporting community groups and voluntary
- Connexions (External
Website) - From Direct.gov. If you're aged 13 to 19 you
can contact a Careers Adviser for information, advice and support
on a range of issues affecting young people
- Department for Education (External
Website) - The Department for Education is responsible for
education and children’s services.
of Health (External Website) - Policy, guidance and
publications for NHS and social care professionals.
and Barring service (DBS) (External
Website) - information from the home
- Worcestershire Forum
Against Domestic Abuse (External Website) - Domestic abuse
involves the misuse of power and is based on a range of control
- Early Years and
Childcare - Whatever your interest in early education or
childcare, the Early Years and Childcare Service (EYCS) will offer
free, impartial advice and support.
- Fatherhood Institute
(External Website) - is the UK’s fatherhood think-tank. We are
a registered charity.
- Family Advice and Support - Free
information and advice for families with children from 0 to 19
years of age.
- Family Rights Group (External
Website) - We are the charity in England and Wales that
advises parents and other family members whose children are
involved with or require children’s social care services because of
welfare needs or concerns.
- The Hideout (external
Website) - Women's Aid have created this space to help
children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to
take positive action if it's happening to you.
Independent Safeguarding Authority - Vetting & Barring Scheme
(External Website) - The Independent Safeguarding
Authority’s (ISA) role is to help prevent unsuitable people from
working with children and vulnerable adults.
- Joseph Rowntree (External
Website) - The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an
endowed charity that funds a large, UK-wide research and
development programme. We seek to understand the root causes of
social problems, to identify ways of overcoming them, and to show
how social needs can be met in practice.
- Local Network Fund (External
Website) - Community First Guide to Develop Child Protection
Polices and Procedures.
Mental Health (External Website) - Find out more about Mental
Health Services in Worcestershire.
- National Children's Bureau (External
Website) - NCB is the leading national charity which
supports children, young people, families and those who work with
them. We aim to improve the well-being of children and
young people across every aspect of their lives.
- Next Steps - Worcestershire's
Anti-Bullying Website - The anti-bullying section! from
here you can learn more about the effects of bullying, How wrong
bullying is, and how to get in touch and speak out against
- NSPCC (External Website) - The
NSPCC's vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK. We campaign
to change the law, provide ChildLine and the NSPCC Helpline,
offer advice for adults, and much more.
- Ofsted (External Website) -
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s
Services and Skills. We report directly to Parliament and we
are independent and impartial. We inspect and regulate services
which care for children and young people, and those providing
education and skills for learners of all ages.
- ParentsMatter - offers a comprehensive
service to Parents and Practitioners across Worcestershire.
- Safeguarding Adults -
Protection of vulnerable adults is a multi-agency responsibility,
it is essential to ensure that vulnerable adults, who are at risk
of abuse, receive protection and support.
- Safe Network
(External Website) - safe activities for everyone
- West Mercia Police (External
Website) - Here at West Mercia Police, we are proud of our
record of reducing crime and helping to make Herefordshire,
Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Worcestershire some of the
safest places in the country to live, work and visit.
- West Mercia Probation Trust
(External Website) - We work with
people who have committed different types of offences such as
burglary, violence, car crime and sex offences.
- Worcestershire NHS
(Worcs PCT) (External Website)
- Women's Aid (External Website) -
is the key national charity working to end domestic violence
against women and children.
This page was last reviewed 6 November 2013 at 12:03.
The page is next due for review 5 May 2015.