We all have the right to feel safe in our homes, places of work and communities. If you or someone you know is dealing with issues of feeling unsafe or being victimised please use the links below to find relevant information and support.

Protection and support for children

Children 1st Scotland – Promoting safety and wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people.
(Parentline Scotland) 08000 28 22 33

Children in Scotland is the national agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.
0131 228 8484

Children in Wales – is the national umbrella organisation for those working with children and young people in Wales. Their aims are to promote the interests of these groups and take action to meet their needs.
(029) 2034 2434 |(01286) 677570 (North Wales)

NSPCC – National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is the UK’s leading charity specialising in child protection.
0808 800 5000
Text phone: 0800 056 0566

NSPCC Cymru/Wales Child Protection Helpline
0808 100 2524. In English or Welsh.
Textphone: 0808 100 1033

Protection of Vulnerable Adults

– If you or someone you know is homeless

  • Shelter – Housing and Homelessness charity.                                                             England and Scotland: 0808 800 444
    Wales: 0845 075 5005

Sexual Health


If you have been a victim and/ or Survivor of a crime

– If you have experienced a sexual assault

  • Police
    Non emergency dial 101         Textphone service: 18001 101
    Emergency dial 999                Textphone service: 18000
  • You can also visit your nearest sexual health clinic for immediate practical support and signposting

Online Safety