Safeguarding

Resources and Links

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Action Fraud

Legal Advice

UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

Afruca

Children

AFRUCA works in UK BME communities to protect and safeguard children from abuse and harm.

Age UK

Adults

Provides assistance to older people on matters such as wellbeing, health and care and knowing their rights

Alzheimers Society

Older Persons

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.

Amnesty International

Human Rights

Amnesty International UK works to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.

Ashiana Network

BAME, Services for Women

Provides temporary, safe housing for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women aged 16-30 experiencing domestic violence, of violence at the hands of their family or community (honour-based violence) or from forced marriage.

Association of Christian Counsellors

Christian, Counselling

Facilitate provision by Christians of quality counselling and pastoral care

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Counselling

We help the general public, individuals and commissioners make better, more informed choices about the provision of counselling, and continue to raise the ethical and professional standards of the profession. Website also features a directory of registered therapists.

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre)

Children

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre is particularly concerned with preventing online abuse of children.

Childline

Children

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

Citizens Advice

Legal Advice

Our network of charities offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.

CrimeStoppers

Legal Advice

An independent charity that gives people the power to speak up and stop crime – 100% anonymously.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Counselling

We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.

Everyman Project

Domestic Abuse, Services for Men

The Everyman Project offers counselling to men in the London area who want to change their violent or abusive behaviour.

Galop

Domestic Abuse, LGBT

Galop provides support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.

Hestia

Adults, Children, Support in crisis

Hestia support adults and children in times of crisis, including victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people.

Hourglass (formerly Action on Elder Abuse)

Older Persons

Action on Elder Abuse gives confidential advice and information to older people who are victims of violence or abuse.

IKWRO

Domestic Abuse, Services for Women, BAME

Provides assistance and support to Kurdish, Farsi and Arabic-speaking women living in London.

Karma Nirvana

Domestic Abuse, Services for Women, BAME

The Honour Network Helpline is a national helpline run by Karma Nirvana, a national charity which advises victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour-based abuse.

London Safeguarding Children Partnership

Children

The London Safeguarding Children Partnership seeks to enhance the safety and wellbeing of children in London

Metropolitan Police

Support in crisis

Police service for London

Modern Slavery Helpline

Human Rights, Legal Advice, Services for Women, Services for Men

The Modern Slavery Helpline and Resource Centre provides access to information and support on a 24/7 basis.

NHS Rape and Sexual Assault Referral Centres

Sexual Abuse, Rape

Sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) offer medical, practical and emotional support. They have specially trained doctors, nurses and support workers to care for you.

NSPCC

Children

An independent charity working to end child abuse

National Centre for Domestic Violence

Adults, Domestic Abuse, Legal Advice

The National Centre for Domestic Violence helps survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

National Stalking Helpline

Support in crisis, Services for Men, Services for Women

The National Stalking Helpline can provide advice on how to deal with any type of stalking behaviour.

Pathways Through Dementia

Older Persons, Legal Advice

Pathways Through Dementia is a charity, which provides free legal and financial information to support people living with dementia.

Rape Crisis

Rape, Sexual Abuse

Rape Crisis Centres provide frontline specialist, independent and confidential services for women and girls of all ages who've experienced any form of sexual violence, at any time in their lives.

Refuge

Adults, Children, Domestic Abuse, Services for Men, Services for Women

Refuge provides specialist support to women, children and some men escaping domestic violence and other forms of violence.

Respect Men's Advice Line

Domestic Abuse, Services for Men

The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner.

Rights of Women

Domestic Abuse, Services for Women

Rights of Women offers confidential legal advice on domestic and sexual violence.

Samaritans

Support in crisis

Samaritans is dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide.

Shout

Support in crisis

Shout is a 24/7 UK crisis text service available for times when people feel they need immediate support.

Southall Black Sisters

Domestic Abuse, BAME, Services for Women

Supports the needs of Asian and African-Caribbean women in regards to domestic and gender-related violence.

Survivors UK

Rape, Sexual Abuse

This is a helpline for men who have been victims of rape or sexual abuse.

The Havens

Rape, Sexual Abuse

Specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted.

The Mankind Initiative

Domestic Abuse, Legal Advice, Services for Men

The ManKind Initiative is a charity offering information and support to men who are victims of domestic abuse or violence.

The Methodist Church

Christian

The safeguarding pages of the Methodist Church website provides a wide range of information and on line resources that can help local churches develop and review their policy and practice, to ensure that they provide safe spaces and communities for children and vulnerable adults.

The Salvation Army

Christian

The Salvation Army fights against social inequality and offers practical support and services in a range of areas, including homelessness, modern slavery and addiction.

Thirtyone:eight

Christian

An independent Christian charity working to protect vulnerable people from abuse

Victim Support

Support in crisis

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales.

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