Support Organisations - Bullying, Harassment & Internet Safety

05 June 2017

ChildLine
http://www.childline.org.uk
ChildLine provide support and counselling for anyone up to the age of 18. ChildLine can discuss anything of concern.
Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours)

The Cybersmile Foundation
http://www.cybersmile.org/
Support for anyone affected by online bullying.
Email: help@cybersmile.org

Bullying UK
http://www.bullying.co.uk/advice/anti-bullying-advice

Bullying UK offer information on all types of bullying including workplace, school and via text messages.
Parent Helpline: 0808 800 222 (lines open: Monday – Friday 9am -9pm, Weekends 10am -3pm)

Racial Bullying
https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/crime-law/racism/
Information on what is racism, and what to do if you’re a young person experiencing racial bullying.

Kidscape
http://www.kidscape.org.uk

Offering advice to parents, carers and professionals about anti-bullying and child safety advice. Further information is available to download online.

Nuisance Calls- Which?
http://whi.ch/1NJzVQK
Which? Information on how to stop nuisance calls and texts. Plus a tool for reporting the calls and texts to the correct authority.

ICO – Information Commissioners Office
https://ico.org.uk/
Information on nuisance calls and how to stop them. Information on data protection and how your personal information is handled.

Revenge Porn Helpline
http://www.revengepornhelpline.org.uk
Support for anyone affected by sexually explicit material posted online without consent.
Helpline: 0345 6000 459 (lines open Monday - Friday 10am-4pm)
Email: help@revengepornhelpline.org.uk

Am I Normal
https://www.channel4.com/aminormal

A Channel 4 website - every Channel 4 show bends the idea of normal – through the characters, their opinions and the situations they get into. But at the end of the day… There is no normal.

UK Safer Internet Centre
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/
E-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.
Helpline: For those working with young people 0344 381 4772 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm)
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre
Information for young people from 3 to 19 about internet safety.

Adult Bullying
http://www.mentalhealthsupport.co.uk/AdultBullying.html
Providing information and advice on how to handle adult bullying.

Gov.UK – Workplace bullying
https://www.gov.uk/workplace-bullying-and-harassment
Offering information on harassment and bullying in the workplace.

Education Support Partnership

https://www.educationsupportpartnership.org.uk/
Counselling, information and support for anyone working in education.
Supportline: 08000 562 561 (lines open 24 hours)
Email: support@edsupport.org.uk

Homophobic Bullying

http://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_school/education_for_all/
Stonewall campaign to tackle homophobic bullying in schools and colleges.
Information Line: 0800 050 20 20 (lines open Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 5.30pm)
Email: info@stonewall.org.uk

True Vision
http://www.report-it.org.uk/home
Information on hate crime and how to report it.

EACH
(Educational Action Challenging Homophobia)
http://www.eachaction.org.uk/
Support for adults and young people affected by homophobic or transphobic bullying.
Action Line: For young people – 0808 1000 143 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30am-4pm)

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors Programme
An initiative of The Diana Award
The Anti-Bullying Ambassadors Programme assists and supports young people through anti-bullying activities.
http://www.antibullyingpro.com/support-home

IWF – Internet Watch Foundation
https://www.iwf.org.uk/
Anyone who has uncovered child sexual abuse images or videos on the internet can report them anonymously and confidentially to IWF.

Think U Know
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Online information about staying safe online, includes advice for both children and adults, or visit the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/clickceop

Get Safe Online
https://www.getsafeonline.org/
Offer advice to adults, children and parents about protecting computers, phones and tablets. As well as privacy protection on social networking sites.

Childnet
http://www.childnet.com/
Providing online information to children and young people about smart surfing and keeping a private identity.

Supportline
http://www.supportline.org.uk/problems/bullying_at_school.php
Supportline provides telephone support for any problems including bullying and cyber-bullying. Helpline: 01708 765 200 (lines open Monday 8.30 – 10.30am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5pm – 7.30pm)
Email: info@supportline.org.uk

Gov.ukbullying at school
https://www.gov.uk/bullying-at-school/reporting-bullying
Information from the Government about the legal position of school bullying, includes what schools and the police need to do and how to report it.

Department For Education
http://www.education.gov.uk/aboutdfe/advice/f0076899/preventing-and-tackling-bullying
Information to assist schools with prevention and response to bullying.

Samaritans
http://www.samaritans.org
Samaritans are available to listen to anyone who is distressed.
Helpline: 116 123 (lines open 24 hours) This new number is free and does not appear on phone bills
Email: jo@samaritans.org