Action for Safeguarding Concerns


Remember, you are not alone, help is always available


A new campaign from the New Zealand Government has just launched and four videos have been created to get the message home, illustrating the different challenges for parents online. The videos can be found here:


Online Bullying:

Online Grooming:

Inappropriate Content:


In addition, the following links and telephone numbers may provide helpful information:

Name of OrganisationAbout the OrganisationContact Details
NSPCCChild Protection.

Tel:  0808 800 5000

ShoutTo text with a trained crisis volunteer who’ll provide active listening and collaborative problem-solving.Text SHOUT to 85258
No PanicSupport for anxiety disorders, panic attacks, phobias and

Tel:   0330 606 1174



Parentline offers support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent in confidence and without judgement.

Tel:  01890 927 277



Emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or risk of

116 123

Crisis Text LineFree mental health texting service through confidential crisis intervention via SMS message.Text THEMIX to 85258

24 hours a day

ThinkUKnowTo protect children both online and offline.


Child and Adolescent Mental Health ServiceNHS services that assess and treat young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties.Tel:  0808 802 5544

(Monday to Friday 9.30 am – 4.00 pm)

Money AdviceMoney advice service.Tel:  020 8315 1850
PAPYRUSYouth suicide prevention society.Tel:  0800 068 4141 – 9.00 am until midnight

Stepping StonesWellness, Wellbeing & Recovery.Tel:  020 8289 5020
Youth AccessInformation on youth counselling.



Name of OrganisationAbout the OrganisationContact Details
Brent Drug ProjectFree confidential help.

Tel:  0300 303 4611



Name of OrganisationAbout the OrganisationContact Details
Cruse BereavementCare, support for grief and bereavementTel: 0808 808 1677