Addendum to Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy

To be read alongside School's Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy

Domestic Abuse Support

#youarenotalone

You are not alone

Food Bank

If you require access to this service and have not been able to make contact directly with them please email your College Leader who will be able to link you to these services. If you live in Blackpool please go to the Blackpool residents section of the Covid 19 page for further Food Bank support.

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch support individuals and groups to create safer, stronger and active communities.

NSPCC

The NSPCC Helpline (to report any concerns regarding vulnerable children) can be reached 24 hours a day by email at help@nspcc.org.uk or through its online reporting form on the main NSPCC website. Helpline practitioners can be contacted on 0808 800 5000, Monday to Friday 8am - 10pm or 9am - 6pm at the weekends.

See, Hear and Respond

See, Hear and Respond will provide support online to children and families struggling, street-based youth work to identify and support children at risk outside of the home, including exploitation, and help vulnerable children to successfully reintegrate back into school or college if they've not been attending during the pandemic.

SEND (Special Educational Needs)

Family Information Directory Newsletter - supporting parents and students with special educational needs

Young Carers

Barnardos delivers the Lancashire Young Carers service and is open for referrals and providing support to children and young people.  Barnardos are able to assess and support children and young people who are identified as young carers and provide bespoke support, based on their individual needs. For further information and making referrals, please go to the website and access their referral form or contact the Lancashire Young Carers at lancashireyoungcarers@barnardos.org.uk.

Children and Family Wellbeing Service - Youthzone

Advice and support for young people across a whole range of issues 365 days a year between 2pm and 10pm via text, phone and online forum.

www.lancashire.gov.uk/youthzone/get-in-touch