Below you’ll find a list of useful of organisations you can contact for more help, advice and support, along with a little information on the work that they do.

 

WithScotland

WithScotland is a national resource supporting child protection practice, policy and research.

Children 1st

Children 1st is Scotland’s National Children’s Charity offering services and support to promote the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable children. Children 1st operates ParentLine Scotland, the national helpline providing advice and support for anyone caring for or concerned about a child.

NSPCC

A charity organisation that aims to raise awareness and bring about a change in the law relating to care and protection of children.  NSPCC offers a range of services, research and tools aimed at children, families and professionals. It operates a helpline for anyone concerned about a child, and its partner organisation ChildLine offers support to children themselves.

Barnardo’s

Barnardo’s is the UK’s largest children’s charity. Barnardo’s runs over 50 specialist child sexual exploitation services throughout the UK and has significant experience of supporting and offering direct support to children, young people and their families who are at risk of or who have experienced child sexual exploitation.

Barnardo’s Scotland provides community-based services throughout the country working with over 26,500 vulnerable children, young people and their families. The Charity carries out research, lobbying and advertising campaign activity.

CEOP

The National Crime Agency‘s CEOP Command works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children on and offline. It coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account.

Thinkuknow

Thinkuknow provides information around staying safe online for young people and their parents, carers and teachers.

Children in Scotland

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

ROSHNI

Roshni is an organisation working extensively with minority ethnic communities and partners across Scotland.

PACE

Parents against child sexual exploitation works alongside parents and carers for children who are (or are at risk of) being sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family.