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Useful Information for young people and their families

If you are worried about the safety of a friend or family member then please contact the Police on 999 (for an emergency) or 101.

Birmingham Police and Schools Website

The Birmingham Police and Schools Panels Knowledge Base website includes information and resources on a range of topics including, healthy relationships, mental health, county lines, drug and alcohol abuse and online safety.

There are separate areas on the knowledge base for both primary schools and secondary schools.



Fearless is a site where you can access non-judgemental information and advice about crime and criminality.

You can also report suspected criminal activity anonymously through the website.



0808 800 5000


If you are worried about a child you can contact the NSPCC helpline for help, advice and support.

The NSPCC also have information and guidance on their website around keeping children safe. Topics include grooming, online safety and safety outside of the home.



If you are under 19, Childline is a free, confidential service where you can talk about anything, particularly something that is worrying you.

You can also chat online with a counsellor via their website.


Samaritans is a free support service, open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP)

If you are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online you can report this to CEOP. A law enforcement agency working to keep children and young people safe from sexual exploitation and abuse.


The National Cruse Helpline

Cruse Bereavement can provide support for those going through bereavement in Birmingham.

Child Bereavment UK

0800 02 888 40


Child Bereavement UK can provide advice and support to children and young people up to the age of 25, parents and families, to rebuild their lives when a child or young person has died.

No knives better lives

No knives, better lives is a Scottish national programme aimed at deterring young people from carrying knives. Their website has particularly useful information and resources for young people on knife crime.

Missing People

If you're missing or thinking of going missing and would like to talk to someone about your situation you can call or text the Missing People's Chairty, there is someone to talk to 24 hours a day.

Relate provide family counselling and advice.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS

The Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS website has some useful information for children and young people in the Children and Young people Zone.

Self Harm

Free online self-harm support for 14-19's.

Calm Harm and Self-Heal

Calm Harm and Self-Heal are both mobile apps that provide tasks to help you resist or manage your self-harm.

Safer Internet

Information and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.

Internet Watch Foundation

You can anonymously and confidentially report child sexual abuse content and non-photographic child sexual abuse images to the Internet Watch Foundation.

Further information

Find out more about how you can help protect young women and their families


Signs of harm

View guidance to support young people, parents, carers and professionals


About BeLeave

Information on the BeLeave service and referrals


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