Here, you will find all the latest support and helplines referrals. We support our Learners, their Parents or Guardians, and Employers based on individual needs, circumstances and interest.
We place an emphasis on independent learning, self-assessment and decision making by providing online information and advice that is easy to access, clear, relevant and up to date.
Local authorities and councils have their own dedicated support and specialised organisations to support individual needs. Should you need to contact your local council or to review their services, you can find their details here: www.gov.uk/find-local-council.
- Mental Health and Well-being
British Grooms Association – Grooms Minds – an online recourse centre supporting mental health and well-being for their Members.
Young Minds – fighting for young people’s mental health; leading the way to support young minds to ensure they are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has launched a website to help young people have more engagement in mental health support and to give them a greater say in the treatment they receive.
- Domestic Abuse Information
National Domestic Violence 24-hour helpline: Tel: 0808 2000 247
- Safeguarding Children
If a child is in immediate danger you should contact the Police/Ambulance on 999
If there is no immediate danger or you need advice or information you should call:
- Children’s Social Care Services Tel: 0345 045 5203 (8am – 6pm – Monday to Friday)
- Emergency Duty Team Tel: 01733 234724
- Anti-bullying Resources
Bullying affects us all. But what is bullying and how can you spot the signs? Here is a selection of helpful links and resources:
Our Safeguarding Office, Nicky McDonald, is available to provide Information, Advice and Guidance if you or anyone you know has been affected by bullying. You can contact Nicky on 07795 841 932 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sexual Health
- LGBT Support & Helplines
- Debt & Financial Management Support
- Animal Welfare
The Animal Welfare Act is a piece of legislation which aims to ensure that animals are not mistreated by humans, whether through improper care or sheer cruelty. Under The Protection of Animals Act 1911 it is an offence to cause unnecessary physical or mental suffering to an animal and currently, enforcement action can only be taken to protect an animal after it has suffered.
- Staying safe online
- Healthy Living
- NHS Eight tips for eating well: www.nhs.uk/live-well
- British Nutrition Foundation: www.nutrition.org.uk
- NHS Alcohol Support: www.nhs.uk/live-well/alcohol-support/
- Drink Aware Support: www.drinkaware.co.uk/alcohol-support-services/ Tel: 020 7766 9900
- UK Addiction Treatment Centre: www.ukat.co.uk/alcohol/how-to-help-alcoholic Tel: 0808 278 4770
- Talk to Frank: www.talktofrank.com Tel: 0300 123 6600