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Help with Staying Safe

Below are some trusted websites where you can find out about staying safe. Remember - there are people who are ready to help you.

SAFE - a website from the Metropolitan Police Service aimed at 11 to 16 year olds, providing advice and information about crime and safety issues.

Safe service


If you have information about a crime but don't want to talk to the police, the charity Fearless allows you to pass on information 100% anonymously using a secure online form.




This is a 24-hour helpline and website offering information and advice to anybody concerned about drugs and substance misuse.
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Whether you want to know about contraception and STIs, healthy relationships or more about staying healthy and wellbeing, Brook will give you free and confidential advice.

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If you’ve run away, been forced to leave home, are thinking about it or are worried about someone the runaway helpline are there for you. Visit the Runaway Helpline website. You can talk to them in confidence and they will explain your options and try to get you the help you want. Call: 116 000, Text: 116 000, Email:

Runaway helpline

If you are in immediate danger please call the police on 999 straight away. Please also tell an adult you trust who will be able to help you.



If you've been a victim of any crime or have been affected by a crime committed against someone you know, victim support can help you find the strength to deal with what you've been through.

Victim Support helpline



If you are under 18 you can contact Childline about anything. Whatever your worry, it's better out than in. We're here to support you and help you find ways to cope.
There are lots of different ways to get in touch with us. You can also get help from other young people through our website. Call 0800 1111



Whatever you're going through, call for free any time, from any phone on 116 123. We're here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call. You don't have to be suicidal to call us.






Safety tips

Our best advice

Online Safety

The internet is a great way to connect with your friends and learn ; but it's also important to stay safe.


Bullying affects lots of young people and is repeated behaviour intended to hurt either emotionally or physically

Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is any type of controlling, bullying, threatening or violent behaviour between people in a relationship

Help with Staying Safe

There is a lot of advice and help for young people about staying safe online

Child Sexual Exploitation

Sexual exploitation is very harmful to young people and affects every part of their health, happiness and development

Talk Pants

The Underwear Rule helps keep you safe from abuse

Home alone

How to decide if your child is ready to be left at home alone

Child abuse

Child abuse is any action by another person – adult or child – causing significant harm to a child

Gangs and Young People

Children and young people involved with gangs may be victims of violence

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