Useful Websites & Helplines

ChildLine

ChildLine is a free helpline for children and young people in the UK. This is a private and confidential service where you can talk about any problem over the phone, email or via 1-2-1 online chat.

T: 0800 11 11            Dealing with anxiety           Online & mobile safety


Think U Know

Think U Know offers age relevant guidance, videos, games and top tips for children of all ages.


Kidscape

Kidscape is a children’s charity that gives practical advice to young people about bullying and keeping safe.


NSPCC

If you’re worried about a young person, you can contact the NSPCC Helpline.

T: 0808 800 5000 (8am-10pm Mon-Fri/9am-6pm weekends) or E: help@nspcc.org.uk.


MIND

The MIND website includes information about:

  • mental health problems, self care and support contact details
  • links between sport, physical activity and mental health
  • MIND’s Get Set To Go programme
  • your local MIND

T: 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 9am-6pm)Useful Websites & Helplines


Side By Side (Coming Soon)

Side by Side is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, and this is a safe place to listen, share and be heard.

The community will be available to all, 24/7.


Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU)

The Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) is part of the NSPCC and is funded by Sport EnglandSport Northern IrelandSport Wales and UK Sport.


Ann Craft Trust (ACT)

A leading UK Authority on Safeguarding Adults and Young People at Risk.


Activity Alliance

The national charity and leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity.


Stonewall

Stonewall campaigns for the equality of LGBT people across Britain.


Sporting Equals

Promoting ethnic diversity in sport and physical activity.


Live Fear Free Helpline

National Bullying Helpline.

T: 0808 80 10 800


Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence, established in 2008, is a registered charity that exists to increase understandings of gender diversity and improve trans people’s quality of life.


Pride Sport

A UK Organisation working to challenge LGBT+ phobia in sport and improve access to sport for all LGBT+ people across the world.


The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide charity dedicated solely to tackling child sexual abuse. They work to prevent abuse from happening in the first place – and to prevent it from happening again if it already has.


NWG Exploitation Response Unit

The NWG Exploitation Response Unit is a charitable organisation formed as a UK network of practitioners who disseminate information down through their services, to professionals working on the issue of child exploitation (CE) and trafficking within the UK.


Whistleblowing Advice Line

Support for professionals who are worried about children in the workplace.

T: 0800 028 0285 or E: help@nspcc.org.uk


National Association for People Abused in Childhood

Supporting recovery from childhood abuse.

T: 0808 801 0331 or E: support@napac.org.uk


GamCare

Support for anyone aged 18 and under across the UK (incl N.Ireland) who is either ‘at risk’ of or experiencing harms because of gambling. This can be if they are gambling themselves, or if they are affected by someone else’s gambling.

T: 0203 092 6964


NHS National Centre for Behavioural Addictions

This is the umbrella centre that houses both the National Problem Gambling Clinic and the National Centre for Gaming Disorders.

T: 0207 381 7722