Useful Websites and telephone numbers    Childline: Tel: 0800 1111

Children’s charity with national 24 hour telephone helpline, founded in 1985, which offers children the opportunity to talk in confidence.

Initiated by Avon and Somerset Police, Child-Safe aims to provide practical advice, promote safety and ensure that parents and organisations are made aware of the potential risks for children and young people when involved in travel, sport and organised groups.

An online resource for children and teenagers who are having difficult life problems and do not know where to turn for help.

This charity website is designed for children and parents who are faced with dealing with bullying, giving practical advice and guidance.  FA/NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000

Britain’s largest charity and a prime mover in the development of child protection services for sport.  They run a 24 hour telephone helpline.  The NSPCC National Training Centre houses a staffed Child Protection in Sport Unit, with multi-agency backing (see also

Sports Coach UK (previously known as the National Coaching Foundation) is committed to the development of coaches and coaching at every level in the UK.  They provide workshops and resources to guide the coaching of young players and safe and ethical sports practice.

The FA website, the home of English Football.  Access the latest Child Protection information.  You may wish to return to the Home page and click on “kids” for more general information.

Confidential service that encourages those in need to seek help and to connect individuals with qualified counsellors in the UK. The site contains information on the common reasons people turn to counselling, as well as articles, news, and events.