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Useful Safeguarding Links

Concerned about a child?

Birmingham Services:

  • Birmingham Children’s Trust: Helpline 01213031888
  • Report a child ‘at risk’
  • Self-referrals for support from parents for statutory intervention and family support
  • Birmingham Children’s Safeguarding Board: Information for parents and professionals on all aspects of safeguarding children. Referral process for children at risk and family support. Right Service Right time criteria
  • www.lscbbirmingham.org.uk

Family Support Services:

  • All Saints Youth Project: Provides support for families and Children. Parenting Courses aimed at teenagers, children with ADHD and young children. Counselling services. 1 to 1 mentoring support for adults and children. Youth and Community activities.
  • allsaintsyouthproject.org.uk
  • Sweet Project Birmingham: Parental and family support service
  • sweetproject.co.uk

Birmingham Adolescent Mental Health Services:

All aspects of Mental Health advice and support.

Forward Thinking Birmingham

  • www.forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk
  • Access Centre: 030030099 Opening Hours 9am-5pm Monday-Friday
  • PAUSE Drop in Service. Open 7 days a week for 26 years and under
  • www.forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk/services/13-pause

Young Minds – Mental Health Charity

  • youngminds.org.uk
  • Parent’s Helpline: 08088025544

Hopeline UK - Supporting the Prevention of Young Suicide

  • www.papyrus-uk.org/help-advice/about-hopelineuk
  • Helpline: 08000684141
  • Text 07786 209697

Samaritans - Support for Young People suffering from Depression. Support with Suicidal Thoughts.

  • www.samaritans.org
  • Helpline UK: 116123

Childline - Support Service for Children. https://www.childline.org.uk

  • Helpline: 08001111

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – for men.

  • www.thecalmzone.net
  • Helpline: Call 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm to midnight every day Visit the web chat page

BEAT – Eating Disorders Support Service

  • www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk
  • Helpline: 08088010677
  • Youthline: 08088010711

 

Self-Harm Support Services

Forward Thinking Birmingham

  • forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk

Self-harm UK

  • www.selfharm.co.uk

NSPCC

  • www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/self-harm/

Young Minds

  • youngminds.org.uk/find-help/feelings-and-symptoms/self-harm/

Young Carers Support Organisations

Spurgeons Young Carers Children’s Charity

  • www.spurgeonsyc.org/birmingham
  • Helpline: 0121 638 0878

 ​​​Homegroup Young Carer’s Organisation

  • www.homegroup.org.uk/Care-and-Support/Our-Care-Services/Birmingham-Mental-Health-Carer-Support-Service/Young-carer-services
  • Helpline: 0121 380 4949

Help Harry Help Others Charity: organisation supporting young people caring for someone with Cancer.

  • www.bhamcsc.org.uk
  • Helpline: 0121 78305407

Online Safety Resources and Support Organisations

Childnet: Guidance and Information for Parents and Children

  • www.childnet.com/

NSPCC

  • www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety

CEOP: National Crime Agency

  • www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

Safer Internet Advice and Guidance Organisation

  • www.saferinternet.org.uk

Police Schools Panel UK: Additional resources and information for parents on how to keep your children safe online. Topics include: sexting, Child Sexual Exploitation, Gang involvement, Knife Crime information.

  • policeandschools.org.uk

Advice and Guidance on, Grooming, Child Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

  • NSPCC: www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/grooming/
  • Parents Against Child Exploitation:
  • paceuk.info/about-cse/what-is-cse
  • Children’s Society:
  • www.childrenssociety.org.uk/what-is-child-sexual-exploitation
  • Barnardo’s:
  • www.barnardos.org.uk/what_we_do/our_work/cse-home