Safeguarding Resources

 Safeguarding resources and support 

This page contains lots of links and information to support parents/carers and families in keeping children safe. 

Advice for parents and carers on Cyber Bullying


Mind – Information about where children and young people can get support with a mental health problem 

PACE (Parents Against Child Exploitation) 

Bristol City Council – Are you concerned about a child? 

NSPCC ‘PANTS’ – Guide for Parents 


Parenting Support

These websites both have lots of useful parenting advice:

This page shows you all the parenting courses currently running in Bristol:

SGWFL Parent Workshop presentation

Support for Children’s well-being

The Glow Programme supports young people impacted by mental health needs from age 5 onwards:

Young Minds – information, advice, and support for parents and young people about issues affecting mental health and well-being:

Understanding Child Sexual Exploitation – A guide for parents/carers 

CSE Guide 

Keeping children safe outside of school – A guide for parents 

Support available for victims of domestic/sexual abuse 

If you feel like you would like to talk to someone in strictest confidence please contact the domestic abuse advisor, Sarah Johnson on 07834126878 or email her at [email protected] 

Local support: 

Next Link are continuing to accept referrals and provide telephone support. Next Link domestic abuse telephone help lines are open 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday 0117 925 0680  outside of these times an out of hours service is operated. Details of live chat and other services available on the website 

Victim Support: Telephone helpline T 0300 3031972 or T 07432 504692 Available Mon, Wed and Fri 09.30-17.30 and Tues and Thurs 11.00am-19.00. The national helpline is open 24/7 T 0808 1689111. Support for male victims is available from Victim Support: T 07432 504692 or email: bristolmens.dasupport@victimsupport 

SARSAS helpline for victims of sexual abuse is open see for details 

Woman Kind provide a telephone listening support service call T 0117 9166461 or T 0345 4582914. You can email them on [email protected] 

The Bridge (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) For victims of rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse. Telephone anytime: T 0117 3426999. The website which is available in a number of different languages is


National Domestic Abuse helpline phone number 0800 2000247 and website 

Mankind 01823 334244 National helpline for male victims 

NSPCC provide a 24/7 helpline for children who are experiencing domestic abuse at home and want to talk confidentially. Telephone  T 0808 800 5000 

The Hideout is a Women’s Aid online resource for children and young people providing information, support and an email service via the website: 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) Domestic Violence Helpline 0800 999 5428 see for further details