Useful links

Please find useful contacts listed in alphabetical order below:

Adoption & Fostering
https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/adoption

Adults Safeguarding
You can get more information about adult abuse and how to report it at the Birmingham Adult Safeguarding Board website www.bsab.org

Anti-Bullying
www.bullying.co.uk
www.samaritans.org.uk
www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk
www.birmingham.gov.uk/stopbullying
https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/childrenservices 
www.stance.org.uk

Autism
www.autism.org.uk

Birmingham City Council
http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/children-services
https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/schools
Birmingham Youth Offending Service
http://www.barnardos.org.uk

Birmingham Crisis
Birmingham Crisis Centre is an independent charity offering refuge to 23 women and their children  fleeing abusive relationships. Trained Staff are available 24 hours a day and can be contacted through our helpline on 0121 5070707: www.birminghamcrisis.org.uk

Childcare Information Bureau
http://www.childcarebureau.co.uk/

Children's Social Care Request for Support Form
http://www.lscbbirmingham.org.uk/index.php/safeguarding-concerns

Childline
www.childline.org.uk

The Children's Society
www.the-childrens-society.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau: Advice Guide
www.adviceguide.org.uk

Connexions Birmingham
http://www.connexions-bs.co.uk/

Directgov - Young people
www.direct.gov.uk

Domestic Violence
www.womensaid.org.uk
www.refuge.org.uk
www.asianwomencentre.org.uk
www.thehideout.org.uk

Drugs
www.talktofrank.com
http://birminghampublichealth.co.uk/
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/drugs

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
www.afruca.org
www.youngminds.org.uk
www.birmingham-csp.org.uk
http://bafgm.org/

Forced Marriage
www.fco.gov.uk/forcedmarriage

Health
www.healthexchange.org.uk

HM - Information Sharing Poster
Information Sharing Poster

Home Office
AIR WEAPONS:  A brief guide to safety (click on icon below)
Home_Office

International Child Abduction
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Reunite International Child Abduction Service

Legislation
www.education.gov.uk/ 
www.safeguardingchildren.org.uk

MIND
www.mind.org.uk

NSPCC
www.nspcc.org.uk

National Missing Persons
http://www.missingpeople.org.uk/

Private Fostering
Private fostering in Birmingham - Birmingham City Council
Private fostering in Birmingham - Information for Professionals
Private fostering in Birmingham - Information for for private Foster Carers

Refuge
www.refuge.org.uk

Safer Recruitment
https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check/overview

Safeguarding Children from Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief
Research and guidance on abuse linked to spirit possession and witchcraft

http://www.education.gov.uk//childrenandyoungpeople/safeguardingchildren/a00212811/safeguarding-children-from-abuse-linked-to-faith-or-belief

Save The Children Fund
www.savethechildren.org.uk

Serious Case Reviews

  • Ages of concern: learning lessons from serious case reviews (Oct 2011) click here
  • Serious and fatal child maltreatment 2009 - 2010 (Oct 2011) click here
  • A study of recommendations arising from Serious Case Reviews 2009 - 2010 (Sep 2011) click here

Staying Safe On-Line
https://www.childline.org.uk

Stop It Now
www.stopitnow.org.uk

Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
www.baspcan.org.uk

Sure Start
www.birmingham.childrencentres.org

Youth Offending Service
Birmingham Youth Offending Service

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 - click here




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