Children and Young People

Safeguarding means stopping people from being hurt.  The City of York Safeguarding Children Board (CYSCB) looks at what needs to happen to keep children and young people safe. These three documents explain how we do it:  

 

 

Some useful websites to help you feel safe  ... there are more at the bottom of the page.

 

Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation is NEVER ok. There's more information in the 'Its Not OK' campaign. For support or if you’re concerned that a child has been sexually abused please contact the NSPCC 24 hour helpline Tel: 0808 800 5000 or email: help@nspcc.org.uk. If a child is at immediate risk of harm call 999. 
 

  

 

Criminal Exploitation

County Lines / Going Country

Fearless -Crimestoppers

Ben Kinsella Trust

 Speak Up York Children's Rights and Advocacy Service is here to help you understand your rights, and to provide you with help and support on anything and everything to do with being in care.  

Take a look at YorZone to find out about lots of different ways that you can have your voice heard.


Show Me That I Matter is York's Children in Care Council
  York Youth Council is a group of passionate young people who want to make York better for every young person in their community. Their vision is to empower young people to have a voice and to influence the future of their community.

 

Here are some more sources of support and information you might find useful.

Addiction and Recovery

Spectrum

Stem4

 

Bullying

Childline

Anti Bullying Alliance

Bullying UK

 

Child Sexual Exploitation

Breck Foundation - Online Safety

NWG Network – Child Sexual Exploitation

Internet Watch Foundation

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP

Sexting 

PACE - Parents Against Sexual Exploitation

 

Criminal Exploitation

County Lines / Going Country

Fearless - Crimestoppers

 

Domestic Abuse

IDAS

 

Eating Disorders

Stem4 

 

Female Genital Mutilation

National FGM Centre

 

Hate Crime

Stop Hate

 

Homelessness

Safe and Sound Homes (SASH)

Barnardo’s

 

Knife Crime

Ben Kinsella Trust

Fearless - Crimestoppers

Knife Free

 

LGBTQ

Barnardo’s

 

Mental Health

York Mind

York Samaritans

Young Minds

Psychological Therapies

 

Modern Slavery

Hope For Justice

 

Radicalisation

Educate Against Hate

Let's Talk About It

 

Relationships

Disrespect Nobody

 

Self Harm

Stem4

 

Sexual Abuse

NSPCC Pants Campaign 

 

Suicide

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Papyrus

 

 

Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation is NEVER ok. There's more information in the 'Its Not OK' campaign. For support or if you’re concerned that a child has been sexually abused please contact the NSPCC 24 hour helpline Tel: 0808 800 5000 or email: help@nspcc.org.uk. If a child is at immediate risk of harm call 999.