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Useful Contacts

If you have a concern about a child or young person who lives in County Durham, call:

First Contact on 03000 267 979

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Remember that if you suspect a child or young person is at immediate risk of harm then phone:

The Police on 999

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For non emergencies and enquiries:

County Durham Police 0345 606 0365

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In case of a medical emergency please call:

112

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For non emergencies:

NHS 111

  

National Governing Body Lead Child Protection Officers

For further details, please visit the CPSU Website - and click on the 'search for a sports governing body' tab on the left hand side, prior to searching for the contact details of the relevant officer.

NSPCC

The NSPCC offers help and advice, as well as a wide range of leaflets and booklets for parents and carers which can be viewed on the website.

Weston House
42 Curtain Road
London
EC2A 3NH

Tel: 020 7825 2500
Child Protection Helpline: 0800 800 5000
Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

Child Protection in Sport Unit

The CPSU is a partnership between the NSPCC and Sport England which was founded in 2001.

NSPCC National Training Centre
3 Gilmour Close
Beaumont Leys
Leicester
LE4 1EZ

Tel:  0116 234 7278
Email: cpsu@nspcc.org.uk
Website: www.thecpsu.org.uk

Childline

Childline provides confidential help and advice to children and young people.

Tel: 0800 1111
Website: www.childline.org.uk

Durham Local Safeguarding Children Board

The Durham Local Safeguarding Children Board's website has been developed to inform children, young people, parents, carers and professionals about the work of the LSCB and safeguarding in County Durham.

Email: lscb@durham.gov.uk
Website: www.durham-lscb.gov.uk

Kidscape

Kidscape provides information for parents on bullying and keeping children safe. They also operate a bullying helpline for parents, Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm.

2 Grosvenor Gardens
London
SW1W 0DH

Tel: 020 7730 3300
Website: www.kidscape.org.uk

Parents Centre

The Parents Centre provides a range of information and resources for parents including information, support and advice in dealing with major issues affecting parents and their children.

Email: parentscentre@dfes.gsi.gov.uk
Website: www.parentscentre.gov.uk

Parentline Plus

Parentline is the free confidential helpline run by Parentline Plus for anyone in a parenting role, including step-parents and those experiencing family change.

Unit 520 Highgate Studios
53-79 Highgate Road
Kentish Town
London
NW5 1TL

Helpline: 0808 800 2222
Website: www.parentlineplus.org.uk

Bullying Online

Bullying Online provides information for parents on a variety of bullying issues.

Email: help@bullying.co.uk
Website: www.bullying.co.uk

BBC Parenting

BBC Parenting provides information about bringing up children and generally keeping them out of harm's way.

Website: www.bbc.co.uk/parenting

Child Alert

Child Alert provides information on parenting topics and concerns, as well as access to child safety products and services.

Website: www.childalert.co.uk

Thinkuknow

The internet is integral to the lives of children of all ages. Thinkuknow provides information for parents, guardians and carers to help them to understand more about what their child is doing online, exploring some of the specific dangers that children could face, and providing practical advice and guidance that should make the online experience safer for all. Most importantly, there's also a place which anyonce can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.

Website: www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Better Internet for Kids

Better Internet for Kids 

Cyberbullying Research Centre 

Cyberbullying Research Center

Internet Safety Guide

Internet Safety Guide