Useful links for children and young people
This page has lots of links to other organisations and websites which may give you some useful information and advice.
|Aberlour Child Care Trust|
This organisation helps Scotland's most vulnerable children, young people and their families who need additional help.
|Action for Children|
Action for Children supports and speaks out for the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people in the UK.
Barnardos is a voluntary organisation which supports children and young people's right to be free from poverty, abuse and discrimination.
|Being a Witness in Children's Hearings Court Proceedings|
Scottish Government Booklet giving advice on being a witness in Children's Hearings Court Proceedings.
|Being a Witness in Criminal Court Proceedings|
Scottish Government Booklet giving advice on being a witness in Criminal Court Proceedings.
Bullying UK can give you lots of useful advice and support if you are being bullied.
|Centre for Research on Families and Relationships|
CRFR produces, stimulates and disseminates high quality social research and commentary on families and relationships.
|Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre|
This organisation is part of the UK Police and is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children.
|Child Protection in Sport Unit|
The Child Protection in Sport Unit works to safeguard children and young people from abuse during sporting activities.
Childline is a free and confidential counselling service for children and young people who are experiencing problems. You can contact Childline about anything - no problem is too big or too small.
A voluntary organisation which works with families under stress to protect children and promote their rights.
A Scottish Government document which sets out what children and young people need and expect to help protect them when they are in danger of being, or have already been, harmed by another person.
The Children's Reporter investigates each child referral to decide if compulsory measures of supervision are needed to protect the child.
|Directgov for Young People|
Directgov for Young People has loads of advice on a range of lifestyle topics.
Kidscape works across the UK to keep children safe from bullying and sexual abuse.
Child Protection resources for anyone working to safeguard children.
Scotland's Anti-Bullying Service provides practical advice and guidance for children, young people, parents and practitioners on dealing with bullying.
|Safe Kids On-Line|
On-line safety and civility advice for children and young people.
|Save the Children|
Save the Children works all over the world including the UK to save children's lives and campaign for their rights.
|Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland (CYPCS)|
Scotland's Commissioner's job is to ensure that all children and young people in Scotland have their rights respected.
|Scottish Child Law Centre|
We help children and young people, their families and carers, and professionals working for and with children by providing free expert legal advice and information through our advice line, email and text services.
Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.
Run by Women's Aid and aims to provide help, information and support for children and young people who are affected by domestic violence.
|Think U Know|
An online resource aimed at advising children, young people, parents, carers and professionals on how to stay safe online.
A worldwide organisation working specifically for children.
|UK Safer Internet Centre|
Provides the latest advice on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly. Also lists a range of practical resources, news and events focussing on the safe and responsible use of the internet and new technologies.
|Who Cares? Scotland|
A voluntary organisation offering advocacy and support to children and young people in care.
Local information on a wide range of topics for Perth & Kinross Youth aged 11 - 26 years.