INFORMATION FOR PARENTS/CARERS/CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Internet and Mobile Technology - click here for more information about staying safe online
NSPCC - Leaflets and advices for families and children on a range of different issues
Kidscape - Information and advice on bullying for children and parents/carers
Childline - Free and confidential helpline for childrena nd young adults in the UK
In Home Child Safety - Advice for parent on how to keep their family safe in the home
Childhood Bereavement Network - this is national multi-professional federation of organisations and individuals working with bereaved children and young people.
Cumbria County Council Children's Services
This website provides information about schools, term dates, support for children with disabilities, childcare as well as family support and 14-19 education.
Contact List for Black Minority Ethnic Groups Arriving in Cumbria - The purpose of this guidance document is to help direct support for Black, Minority Ethnic groups in Cumbria
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), has recently published a suite of guidance and tools to help prevent unintentional injuries.
'Keeping our communities safe' produced by MAPPA
Self Harm and Suicide - A leaflet has been produced by Cumbria County Council with information
All Babies Count - Becoming a new parent is a really exciting time, but it can also be challenging. All babies count explores the challenges that new parents face and the vulnerability of babies. The leaflet offers advice and suggestions to enable parents to start their life together in the right way to help their child become confident, happy and healthy. It includes advice on how to how to calm a crying baby, how to manage the stress of new parenthood, how to pick up signs of post-natal depression and where to get help. An ideal resource for parents to use or for professionals to share with parents and particularly with parents who are under stress
Child Accident Prevention Trust - Give child safety advice to families and people working with children to help prevent them being killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents - without wrapping them in cotton wool.
Spot the Signs - New advice for parents, professionals and young people on the signs of sexual exploitation and how to keep safe from harm. Barnardo’s has published the set of advice leaflets, available to download below for parents, professionals and young people across the UK. Sexual exploitation affects thousands of children and young people every year. We can all play an important role in reducing that number, helping to cut children free from this abuse. Get to know the tell tale signs, and a number of practical steps you can take to protect children in your life.