Children and Young People

 

Safeguarding means stopping people from being hurt.  The City of York Safeguarding Children Board looks at what needs to happen to keep children and young people safe. 

Read the Young Person's Guide to find out more.

 

 

 

The Children and Young People's Plan explains how York aims to help children and young people living in the city achieve their dreams 

Some helpful websites

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

 

Addiction and Recovery

Spectrum

Stem4

Eating Disorders

Stem4 

LGBTQ

Barnardo’s

MESMAC 

Mental Health

York Mind

York Samaritans

 

Young Minds

Psychological Therapies

 

 

Self Harm

Stem4

 

Bullying

Childline

Anti Bullying Alliance

Bullying UK

Relate

Radicalisation

Educate Against Hate

 

Hate Crime

Stop Hate

 

Domestic Abuse

IDAS

 

Sexual Abuse

NSPCC Pants Campaign 

 

Female Genital
Mutilation

National FGM Centre

 

Modern Slavery

Hope For Justice

 

Homelessness

Safe and Sound Homes (SASH)

Barnardo’s

Child Sexual Exploitation

PACE - Parents Against
Sexual Exploitation

NWG Network –
Child Sexual Exploitation

Internet Watch Foundation

 

Breck Foundation - Online Safety

Child Exploitation and
Online Protection (CEOP
)

 Sexting 

Worried and need advice? 

What is Child Abuse?

  

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. 

 

 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