Safeguarding resources and support
This page contains lots of links and information to support parents/carers and families in keeping children safe.
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
These websites both have lots of useful parenting advice:
This page shows you all the parenting courses currently running in Bristol:
Support for Children’s well-being
The Glow Programme supports young people impacted by mental health needs from age 5 onwards: https://lovesquared.org.uk/glow/
Young Minds – information, advice, and support for parents and young people about issues affecting mental health and well-being: https://www.youngminds.org.uk/
Understanding Child Sexual Exploitation – A guide for parents/carers
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]
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 https://nextlinkhousing.co.uk/
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 https://www.sarsas.org.uk/helpline/ 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 www.thebridgecanhelp.org.uk.
National Domestic Abuse helpline phone number 0800 2000247 and website https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk
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: www.thehideout.org.uk
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) Domestic Violence Helpline 0800 999 5428 see https://www.brokenrainbow.org.uk/ for further details