These links are listed alphabetically by organisation. Click the name for a list of their current crisis related resources.
The necessity for Safeguarding has not changed during this crisis, but it has become more difficult. Different scenarios which we could not have imagined are coming to the fore, and need to be dealt with correctly.
There is a lot of advice available, but some is not well founded. The links on this page all go to reputable sources of information, so can be relied upon.
If you notice any broken or outdated links, or if you have any suggestions for other valuable resources, please let us know.
Report child abuse (Includes a tool for finding your local Social Care Team).
Claim a grant through the coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme. Includes anti-scam advice.
Every Mind Matters Coping with anxiety, and specific tips and expert advice to help when feeling worried or anxious about coronavirus (COVID-19).
The police have a Silent Solution system which enables a 999 mobile caller (who is too scared to make a noise, or speak) to press 55, cough or tap the handset, when prompted – to inform police they are in a genuine emergency.
Safeguarding children and families during the COVID-19 crisis Updated: 22 April 2020
This quick guide is for practitioners working to safeguard children and families during the COVID-19 outbreak, including social workers and those working in social care settings.
Advice for councils and care providers as the government works to delay the spread of COVID-19.
Pioneers in online counselling, trusted by the NHS and over 250,000 people who have used or are using our services. Improve the lives of children, young people and adults by connecting them with clinicians and each other in safe, supportive online communities.
Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people, run by Xenzone.