Partner organisations

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Displaying 1–34 of 34 partner organisations
Alcohol Education Trust

Alcohol Education Trust

The Alcohol Education Trust is a small charity working across England helping ensure that teachers, carers and parents can help and support teenagers to stay safe around alcohol and reduce risk taking. We support schools with our resources which are DfE approved, PSHE Association accredited and one of The Early Intervention Foundation’s top 50 most effective programmes. AET delivers teacher training sessions and also presentations to parents. 

Angelus Foundation

The Angelus Foundation's mission is to help society be better informed about the dangers of 'legal highs', to reduce the harm they cause to young people and their families, and to save lives.

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Anti-bullying Ambassadors

The Diana Award anti-bullying programme.

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BishUK.com

This site is aimed at teens (over 14) who are having, or thinking about having, sex.

Brook

Brook

Brook provides free and confidential sexual health services and advice for young people under 25.

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CEOP

CEOP is a command of the National Crime Agency. CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children, and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account.

Cerebra

Cerebra is a national charity striving to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions through research, information and direct on-going family support. Our aim is to provide reliable and accessible information and support services to parents, carers and professionals, benefitting the lives of the children that they care for.

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Childcare

Childcare.co.uk was launched in 2009 and is an award winning online social networking platform for parents, childcare providers and private tutors.  It has over 1,000,000 members and is the UK's largest childcare website, offering parents the best and largest choice of babysitters, nannies, registered childminders and private tutors than anywhere else!

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Computing At School

The Computing at School (CAS) Working Group aims to promote the teaching of computer science at school, born out of our excitement with our discipline, combined with concern that many students have come to see computing as dull and pedestrian. Our goal is to put the excitement back into computing at school. 

Contact a Family

Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children. They provide advice, information and support and bring families together so they can support each other. They also campaign to improve these families' circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society. 

Coram Children's Legal Centre

The Coram Children's Legal Centre, part of the Coram group, is the UK's leading children's legal charity. We are committed to promoting children's rights in the UK and worldwide. We provide free legal information, advice and representation to children, young people, their families, carers and professionals, as well as training and consultancy on child law and children’s rights.

Child and Family Law Line: 0300 330 5480 

Education Law Helpline: 0300 330 5485​

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Ditch the Label

Ditch the Label is a leading anti-bullying charity based in the UK.

In 2015, 180,000 young people benefited from anti-bullying support from Ditch the Label.

The charity runs a digital support platform that provides instant advice and support for young people who are experiencing bullying or associated problems relating to a wide range of issues including mental health, body image, sexuality and hate crimes.

Drinkaware

Drinkaware works to reduce alcohol misuse and harm in the UK. An independent charity, we are supported by voluntary donations from the drinks industry and from major UK supermarkets. We provide people with evidence-based information about alcohol and work with the medical community, third sector organisations, government and the drinks industry to achieve our goals.

EPIC

EPIC Problem Gambling Consultancy provides Educational, Preventative, Identification and Control services for all aspects of problem gambling. EPIC is the primary consultancy in this area nationally and works with a wide variety of clients, including professional sports organisations, the armed forces, large blue chip businesses and government departments.

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Extreme Dialogue

The Extreme Dialogue project is an offline and online education tool aimed for teachers, parents and youth workers to help facilitate safe classroom discussions around extremism and radicalisation. It launched in Canada in 2015, and has expanded to the UK, Germany and Hungary.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence (GI) is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company, established in 2008.Their mission is to increase understandings of gender diversity through creative ways. They promote a world in which people are no longer constrained by narrow perceptions and expectations of gender and diverse gender expressions are visible and valued.

Government Equalities Office

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) is responsible for equality strategy and legislation across government. They work to take action on the government’s commitment to remove barriers to equality and help to build a fairer society, leading on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality.

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Happy Steps

Happy Steps is the UK's only research based stepfamily resource centre. The organisation offers advice and support for stepfamilies and family professionals, along with couple workshops and coaching. http://www.happysteps.co.uk/Pages/default.aspx

Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)

The IWF is the UK Hotline for reporting criminal online content. 

  • Child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world.
  • Criminally obscene adult content hosted in the UK.
  • Non-photographic child sexual abuse images hosted anywhere in the UK.

Reports are confidential and can be made anonymously. 

 

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iRights

iRights is a civil society coalition working to ensure all children and young people have the ability to use the internet creatively, fearlessly and knowledgeably. The five iRights provide a simple way for individuals, companies and organisations to check their own internet practice and identify the changes they may need to make to fulfil their duty of care towards young people on the web.

Lucy Faithfull Foundation

Lucy Faithfull Foundation

Lucy Faithfull Foundation believes that child sexual abuse is preventable and that we can have a society where children are free from sexual abuse and exploitation.  To protect children, we study the nature, extent and probable causes of sexual offending; the effects on victims and their families; the effective prevention of offending; and the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of offenders or likely offenders. We run the Stop It Now! helpline.

Mindfulness in Schools Project

The Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) gives teachers the tools and training to be able to embed mindfulness in their school. The course trains staff to teach students how to be mindful in everyday life, as well as during meditation sessions. Their flagship curriculum is called '.b', based on the idea to stop, breathe and be. This flagship 9-week course course offers a way in to mindfulness that students find fun, accessible and of genuine use in their lives.

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My Kid Is Gay


My Kid Is Gay is a first-of-its-kind digital presence, inclusive of videos, advice, and resources, dedicated exclusively toward helping parents understand their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual children.

My Kid Is Gay sources voices from across the world to help answer the many questions that parents (and family members, and even teachers!) have about the LGBTQIA young people in their life.

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Ofcom

Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. They have responsibilities across television, radio, video on demand, telecoms, wireless communications and postal services.

Orchid Project

Orchid Project is a UK charity working to end FGC. The organisation supports work that has seen over 7,000 communities across Africa choose to abandon the practice. The website has resources, facts and news about FGC.

Pace

Pace

Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace) is the leading national charity that works alongside parents and carers of children who are sexually exploited, or are at risk of being sexually exploited, by perpetrators external to the family.

Parent Zone

Parent Zone provides information, help, advice, support and resources to parents, teachers, health professionals, police officers, internet safety officers and HR professionals - anyone who engages with parents.

Place2Be

Place2Be

Place2Be is the leading provider of school-based emotional and mental health services, intervening early to support 94,000 children, working in 235 primary and secondary schools across the UK. They offer a unique counselling service for children and parents and expert support for school staff to help tackle children’s problems early and in the safety of the school environment. 

Purple Drum

Purple Drum is a movement of young women challenging misrepresentation and promoting equality in popular culture and beyond.

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Quilliam

Quilliam is the world’s first counter-extremism think tank set up to address the unique challenges of citizenship, identity and belonging in a globalised world. Quilliam stands for religious freedom, equality, human rights and democracy.

Stemettes

Stemettes was created to inspire the next generation of women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) fields by showing them the amazing women already in STEM via panel events, hackathons, exhibitions and mentoring schemes. They help girls make informed decisions about careers in STEM so eventually women can be proportionally represented in the field.

Stonewall

Stonewall was founded in 1989 by a small group of people who had been active in the struggle against Section 28 of the Local Government Act. Section 28 was an offensive piece of legislation designed to prevent the so-called 'promotion' of homosexuality in schools.

The Fatherhood Institute

The Fatherhood Institute

The Fatherhood Institute is the UK's leading fatherhood charity, advocating for strong, positive and well-supported father-child relationships through research, policy and practice. Find out more at www.fatherhoodinstitute.org

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YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. There is a helpline 0808 002 5544 (9.30-4pm Monday-Friday) or email parents@youngminds.org.