Anti Bullying Advice

Useful links:

>> Childline

ChildLine – 0800 1111 – is the free telephone helpline for children and youngpeople. It is available from anywhere in the UK and provides a confidential telephone counselling service for any child with any problem, 24 hours a day, every day. Since its launch in October 1986, ChildLine has counselled more than one million children. Childline saves children’s lives, brings abusers to justice and finds a safe place for children in danger and on the streets.

>> Anti-Bullying Alliance

The Anti-Bullying Alliance was founded in 2002 by NCB and the NSPCC. It is an independent body made up of over 60 organisations. Working together to lead the way in reducing bullying and creating safe environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn free from bullying, violence and aggression.

>> Bullying UK

Bullying UK, is a UK charity founded in 1999 by journalist Liz Carnell and her son John. The charity's website has a large amount of information to help pupils, parents and schools deal with bullying.

>> The Children's Legal Centre

The Children's Legal Centre is a unique, independent national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people.The Children's Legal Centre has many years of experience in providing legal advice and representation to children, their carers and professionals throughout the UK.

It opened in 1981, as the major UK project for the International Year of the Child, and is staffed by lawyers and professionals with experience in child law. The Centre is funded by grants from Central Government and by charitable trusts.

>> Kidscape

Kidscape is a National anti-bullying charity set up in the 1980s by Dr Michelle Elliott.  Kidscape provides a port of call for worried parents, children, schools and carers. It's an important point of reference on the subject of bullying and also provides practical support, advice and information.

>> National Children's Bureau

Established in 1963, NCB is a charitable organisation that is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives and providing them with a powerful and authoritative voice.

>> NSPCC

The NSPCC's purpose is to bring about an end to cruelty to children. With over 150 services, including ChildLine, the NSPCC Helpline, 0808 800 5000, and direct work with abused children and those at risk of abuse, the NSPCC is taking action to put an end to cruelty child-by-child, day-by-day. The NSPCC is creating a society where everybody is doing all they can to prevent abuse from happening and helping children at risk. By working together cruelty to children will stop.

>> Young People in Focus

A UK charity that helps individuals and organisations working with young people and families (aged 10-25) through research, training and publications.  Working across the UK and covering: health and emotional wellbeing; learning and education; parenting and family life; youth social action and participation; and youth justice.