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INFORMATION, ADVICE

& GUIDANCE

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Information, Advice and Guidance for Safeguarding

We believe that Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. We want to help everyone to play a part in helping vulnerable people, learners, colleagues, friends, families and communities to be safe by knowing the potential sources of harm, the signs to look out for, where to get help and how to report concerns.

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On this page you can find a list of the of the organisations we refer to

Safeguarding, Prevent, Bullying and Harassment

Organisation

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Contact Details

Bullying UK

Offering information and advice to victims and their families

Free Helpline: 0808 800 2222

Let’s Talk About It

Practical help and guidance regarding the Prevent Duty and to stop people being drawn into terrorism

National Association for People Abused As Children (NAPAC)

For people who have suffered abuse as a child and need support

Tel: 0808 801 0331

National Centre for Domestic Violence

Help and advice for people suffering domestic violence

Tel: 0800 970 2070

Women's Aid

Support for Women suffering domestic abuse, branches throughout the UK

Rape Crisis

For people dealing and coping with rape

Suzy Lamplugh Trust

Promoting personal safety for all

Tel: 0800 802 0300

Equal Rights and Discrimination / Legal Advice and Rights

ACAS

For information on employment rights and rules.

Tel: 0300 123 1100

Citizens Advice Bureau

Find your local centre – offering advice on a wide range of subjects

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

Advice on equal rights

Tel: 0808 800 0082

Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

Advice service for anyone who needs support with a discrimination or human rights issue

Tel: 0800 800 0082

Health and Wellbeing / Housing and Homelessness

Action for ME

National charity for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) and their carers

Tel: 0117 927 9551

Action on Hearing Loss

Support for the deaf and people with hearing loss

Tel: 0808 808 0123 Freephone helpline

Al-Anon

Support for families and friends of alcoholics

Tel: 0800 0086 811

Alcoholics Anonymous

Issues relating to alcohol

Tel: 0800 9177 650

British Deaf Association

News, events and support available

Tel: 020 7697 4140

British Heart Foundation

Support and information for heart-related issues

Tel: 0300 330 3322

Diabetes UK

Support and information for diabetes sufferers

Tel: 0345 123 2399

Dyslexia Action

Support for individuals and families with Dyslexia

Tel: 01784 222 304

Dyspraxia Foundation

Supporting children, families and adults with Dyspraxia

Tel: 01462 454986

Epilepsy Action

Support and information for Epilepsy sufferers

Tel: 0808 800 5050

FRANK (support for people with drug dependency)

National drugs helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. FRANK provide free and confidential information on drug addiction

Tel: 0300 123 6600

Gamblers Anonymous

Help and advice for gambling addiction

Email: [email protected]

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Support and information for individuals and families affected by cancer

Tel: 0808 808 000 Freephone

Mental Health Foundation

Support for people with mental health issues

Tel: 020 7803 1100

Mind

Organisation who work to improve quality of life for those with mental health difficulties

Tel: 0300 123 3393 Email:[email protected]

National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

Information and resources about ADHD to anyone who needs assistance

Tel: 020 8952 2800

National Autistic Society

Charity for people with Autism and Asperger’s syndrome and their families. Information and support

Tel: 0808 800 4104

National Self Harm Network

Help and advice for families and people who self-harm

NHS Choices

Local service finder

Royal National Institute for the Blind

Support for blind and partially sighted people

Tel: 0303 123 9999

Samaritans

Someone to talk to for those in need

Tel: 116 123

Saneline

Help and advice regarding people with mental health issues

Tel: 0300 304 7000

Shelter

Housing advice / advice for if you are homeless

Tel: 0808 800 4444

SmokeFree – NHS Stop Smoking Service

Help and advice to help stop smoking

Financial Advice

National Debt Helpline

Help and advice on debt

Tel: 0808 808 4000

StepChange

Help and advice on debt and planning to tackle debt

Tel: 0800 138 1111​ċċċċċċ

Relationships, Family and Personal Matters

Cruse

Support for people who have suffered bereavement

Free Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Family Lives

Professional advice for all family matters

Tel: 0808 800 2222

Relate

For advice for all relationship matters

Careers and Employment Advice

National Careers Service (NCS)

For careers advice

Tel: 0800 100 900

The list is checked regularly to ensure it is up to date but if you have any queries or if you need assistance with any safeguarding matters please contact the Safeguarding Team [email protected]



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