Useful external links
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.
An award winning bullying prevention charity who work with families, schools and communities across the UK.
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)
CRFR produces, stimulates and disseminates high quality social research and commentary on families and relationships.
Independent Government agency formed to improve the quality of social work services across Scotland.
Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) 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.
Childnet (Know It All)
An extensive range of education resources designed to educate parents, teachers and young people about the safe and positive use of the internet.
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.
Information for families on the Children's Hearing system.
The Children's Reporter investigates each child referral to decide if compulsory measures of supervision are needed to protect the child.
Children in Scotland
National agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.
Citizen's Advice Scotland
Provides information and advice on your rights and available services.
A website developed in partnership with Tayside Health Board and Dialogue Youth where young people can chat anonymously and confidentially about health issues affecting them.
The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities is the representative voice of Scottish local government and also acts as the employer's association on behalf of all Scottish Councils.
People and communities have the right to live without crime or the fear of crime. Crimestoppers offers an anonymous method of passing information to the police. If you know of any criminal activity, ring 0800 555 111 and pass on the information.
Directgov for Kids
Direct Gov for kids helps you to find out about the world around you with lots of fun games, videos and cartoons.
Directgov for Young People
Directgov for Young People has loads of advice on a range of lifestyle topics.
Directgov contains a wealth of information for parents and carers on parenting issues and child care.
Drink-aware highlights the dangers of alcohol misuse and highlights how harmful alcohol is.
End Child Prostitution and Trafficking (ECPAT)
A children's rights organisation campaigning against the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Framework for Standards
Scottish Government Document.
Getting it Right for Every Child
Getting it Right for Every Child is a programme that aims to improve outcomes for all children and young people.
Hands On Scotland
Online resource for people working with troubled children and young people.
HMIE Children's Services Reports
HMIE website where you can search for reports by Local Authority.
The national child protection line.
Internet Watch Foundation
The UK hotline where the public and professionals can report their inadvertent exposure to illegal online content.
Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS)
To develop a world-class, knowledge-based social services sector which through learning, creativity and partnership will deliver positive outcomes for the people who access Scotlands social services.
Kidscape works across the UK to keep children safe from bullying and sexual abuse.
National Referral Mechanism for Child Victims of Trafficking
Scottish Government Report
Information on health services and resources within Tayside.
Up-to-date health information and self care advice for people in Scotland.
Child Protection resources for anyone working to safeguard children.
Information and advice for parents and carers to help support them to care for their children.
The website of Police Scotland, the police force responsible for law enforcement across the whole of Scotland.
Scotland's Anti-Bullying Service provides practical advice and guidance for children, young people, parents and practitioners on dealing with bullying.
Safeguarding Children in Scotland who may have been Trafficked
Scottish Government Guidance developed to support professionals in identifying, assessing and providing appropriate support for children who may have been victims of trafficking.
Safe and Well Handbook
Scottish Government publication for Education & Children's Services staff.
Save the Children
Save the Children works all over the world including the UK to save children's lives and campaign for their rights.
Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (SCCYP)
Scotland's Commissioner's job is to ensure that all children and young people in Scotland have their rights respected.
Scottish Child Internet Safety Action Plan
Scottish Government publication on how to keep children and young people safe on-line.
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.
Scottish Children's Report Administration (SCRA)
Information on the work of SCRA which focuses on children most at risk.
The devolved government for Scotland is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs and transport.
Scottish Government Children's Hearings
Scottish Government Information for children about the Children's Hearing system.
Scottish Government New Child Protection Website
The Scottish Government has launched a new national website with clear, accessible information on what the public should do if they are concerned for a child's welfare.
Scottish Government Revised National Guidance for Child Protection
The guidance provides a national framework within which agencies and practitioners at local level - individually and jointly - can understand and agree processes for working together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
Our founding principles are openness, accountability, the sharing of power and equal opportunities.
Scottish Social Services Council
Responsible for registering people who work in social work in Scotland.
Scottish Women's Aid
Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse.
Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.
Social Services Knowledge Scotland
Social Services Knowledge Scotland website is a gateway to high quality information and learning resources.
Stop the Traffik - People Shouldn't be Bought and Sold
Stop the Traffik is a growing global movement of individuals, communities and organisations fighting to prevent the sale of people, protect the trafficked and prosecute the traffickers.
Police Scotland Public Protection Unit
National Police child protection information.
Run by Women's Aid and aims to provide help, information and support for children and young people who are affected by domestic violence.
Practical advice for children, young people and parents when using the internet and mobile phones.
UK Safer Internet Centre
Provides the latest advice on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly.
United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre (UKHTC)
A multi-agency centre providing a central point for the development of expertise and co-operation in relation to the trafficking of human beings.
A worldwide organisation working specifically for children.
Who Cares? Scotland
A voluntary organisation offering advocacy and support to children and young people in care.
Young Scot Website
Local information on a wide range of topics for Perth & Kinross Youth aged 11 - 26 years.