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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.
Barnardo's is a voluntary organisation which supports children and young people's right to be free from poverty, abuse and discrimination.
Bullying UK
Bullying UK can give you lots of useful advice and support if you are being bullied.
Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR)
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.
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.
Children 1st
A voluntary organisation which works with families under stress to protect children and promote their rights.
Children's Charter
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.
Children's Reporter
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.
NSPCC Inform
Child Protection resources for anyone working to safeguard children.
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 Scotland
Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.
The Hideout
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.
Young Scot
Local information on a wide range of topics for Perth and Kinross youth aged 11 to 26 years.
Last modified on 14 May 2024

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