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Useful links

  • Action for Children (external link) - Providing help, support and services to children, parents and carers across the UK on a number of child-related issues
  • Anti-Bullying Alliance (external link) - The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.
  • Barnardo’s (external link) - Helping hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers via 1000+ services across the UK
  • Be Internet Legends (external link) - Google’s Be Internet Legends empowers younger children to use the web safely and wisely
  • Bullying UK (external link) - Provides advice and support to professionals and the public.
  • CEOP (external link) - A law enforcement agency tasked with bringing online child sex offenders, including those involved in the production, distribution and viewing of child abuse material, to the UK courts
  • Childline (external link) - Provides help, support, guidance and information on child safeguarding and child protection related issues
  • Community Book (external link) - Directory of local activities, events, community groups and support services in Wigan borough
  • Department of Education Guidance on Cyberbullying (external link) - Advice for headteachers and school staff
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) (external link) - Information and guidance, including how the DBS help to prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children
  • Domestic Abuse services (external link) - Advice and support for people experiencing domestic abuse
  • Early Help (external link) - Providing support as soon as a problem emerges, at any point in a child’s life, from the foundation years through to the teenage years
  • Early Intervention Foundation (external link) - Champion and support the use of effective early intervention to improve the lives of children and young people at risk of experiencing poor outcomes
  • GOV.UK (CSE) (external link) - How the government is dealing with child sexual exploitation and responding to the failures that have been identified
  • Greater Manchester Safeguarding Partnership (external link) - A cooperative partnership of the 10 local Safeguarding Boards of Greater Manchester. It supports collaborative projects to help partners share best practice and work better together to provide a more consistent service to safeguard children
  • Information Commissioners Office (external link) - The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals
  • Internet Matters - British Telecom backed internet safety resource aimed at parents to help keep their children safe online
  • Internet Watch Foundation - The IWF’s remit is to remove Child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world and Non-photographic child sexual abuse images hosted in the UK with the aim of eliminating child sexual abuse imagery online
  • It’s not OK (external link) - Child sexual exploitation campaign providing advice, guidance and resources for children, parents and professionals
  • Local Government Association (Child Sexual Exploitation) (external link) - Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness raising resources, guidance and cases studies provided by the Local Government Association and aimed at local government professionals
  • Lullaby Trust (external link) - Raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families
  • Net Aware (external link) - An online guide aimed at parents to help them keep up to date with the latest from the online world of apps, games, social networks and online media
  • NSPCC (external link) - Aimed at parents and professionals, this online portal contains NSPCC research, information, guidance, training and tools to help keep children safe
  • PACE (Parent Against Child Sexual Exploitation) (external link) - Pace works alongside parents and carers of children who are or are at risk of being sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family. Guidance and training is offered to professionals on how child sexual exploitation affects the whole family
  • PAPYRUS (external link) - A national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide
  • Parent Zone (external link) - Experts in digital family life providing support and information to parents, children, schools governments and businesses, working globally to help families navigate the internet safely and confidently by studying and address the impact of emerging technologies on young people
  • Prevent Duty Guidance (external link) - Statutory guidance for Scotland, England and Wales
  • Real safeguarding stories (external link) - Telling survivors’ stories through anonymised, actor led videos is a compelling way to engage people on safeguarding issues
  • Spectrum Health CIC (external link) - Spectrum Community Health CIC is a social enterprise that delivers a range of community and offender healthcare services on behalf of the NHS, public health services and other partners across the North of England
  • Sport England (external link) - Sport England’s vision is that everyone in England feels able to take part in sport or activity, regardless of age, background or ability
  • Sutton Trust/Education Endowment Foundation (external link) - Raising the attainment of 3-18 year olds, particularly those facing disadvantage
  • SWGfl (external link) - SWGfl are a charity dedicated to empowering the safe and secure use of technology through innovative services, tools, content and policy, nationally and globally
  • Think u know (external link) - Providing support and education for young people, parents, carers and professionals to raise awareness of online child exploitation and abuse and help protect children both online and offline
  • UK Safer Internet Centre - Find online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online
  • What Works Wellbeing (external link) - What Works Centre for Wellbeing provides independent, high quality evidence on what organisations can do to improve wellbeing
  • Wigan local services (external link) - Young persons survival guide provides a directory of local services for young people in the Wigan borough
  • Wigan Parent Carer Forum (external link) - An Independent group of parent carers of children and young people who have Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities who live in Wigan Borough
  • Wigan Pride (external link) - Wigan Pride promotes and celebrates equality and diversity by bringing together arts, music, a street parade and positive messages at a big annual event in Wigan town centre
  • Wigan Youth Zone (external link) - A purpose built, state-of-the-art youth facility in Wigan town centre offering young people from across Wigan the opportunity to meet friends, have new experiences, learn new skills and access the support they need to develop and achieve their potential
  • Willow Project (external link) - Offering counselling and support to children and young people, aged 6-19 who are affected by emotional and mental health issues
  • Winston’s Wish (external link) - Winston’s Wish supports bereaved children, their families and the professionals who support them
  • Young Minds (external link) - Young Minds provides guidance, information and support to young people, parents, carers and professionals, on mental health-related issues.