Bullying

UPDATED: 08.10.2018
This section covers support for:
Bullying and Harassment



For Stalking please click here

For Online Safety please click here

 

ChildLine   
http://www.childline.org.uk
(opens in a new window)
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)

 

Bullying UK
http://www.bullying.co.uk/advice/anti-bullying-advice (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)
Which? Information on how to stop nuisance calls and texts. Plus a tool for reporting the calls and texts to the correct authority.

 

Adult Bullying
http://www.mentalhealthsupport.co.uk/AdultBullying.html (opens in a new window)
Provides information and advice on how to handle adult bullying. 

Gov.UK – Workplace bullying

https://www.gov.uk/workplace-bullying-and-harassment (opens in a new window)
Offering information on harassment and bullying in the workplace. 

Education Support Partnership 

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


Homophobic Bullying
http://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_school/education_for_all/ (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)
Information on hate crime and how to report it.

EACH (Educational Action Challenging Homophobia)

http://www.eachaction.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)
The Anti-Bullying Ambassadors Programme assists and supports young people through anti-bullying activities. 
http://www.antibullyingpro.com/support-home (opens in a new window)

Supportline 
http://www.supportline.org.uk/problems/bullying_at_school.php(opens in a new window)
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.uk – bullying at school

https://www.gov.uk/bullying-at-school/reporting-bullying (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)
Information to assist schools with prevention and response to bullying.

Samaritans 

http://www.samaritans.org (opens in a new window)
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