8. Useful links

The following websites contain information for children and young people on staying safe:


The Senior in Care Council and Off The Record have made a short film about what it is like to be in foster care. This film is useful to share in team meetings and training. What is Foster Care?

Understanding the work of the B&NES Community Safety & Safeguarding Partnership (BCSSP), please see the  Young Persons Guide the LSCB (2018)

Drug and Alcohol Information and Support

Project 28 Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service



Talktofrank - FRANK is an independent government-funded service that offers information and advice about drugs.




Promotes evidence-based information on drugs, alcohol and tobacco



Why Not Find Out

Recommended by  Project 28, this  website  has a lots of useful information  about NPS  (formerly legal highs including case studies and young people friendly video clips.  


Sexual Abuse

Concerned about a Child?

  • If you have a concern about a child or young person, please call the Children and Families Assessment and Intervention Team on 01225 396312 or 01225 396313.
  • If outside of office hours, please call the Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615165.
  • If a child or young person is in immediate danger then please dial 999 and ask for police assistance. 

The Local Authority Designated Officer for managing allegations or safeguarding concerns against staff can be contacted on 01225 396810 Monday – Friday in office hours.