Partner organisations

Partner organisations working with a particular field.

The Mix

The Mix is a free, confidential information and support service for under 25s, helping over 2 million young people in the UK each year.

Whatever issue a young person is facing, The Mix connects young people to experts and their peers, to talk about everything from money to mental health, homelessness to jobs, break-ups to drugs and more.

The Mix’s mission is to ensure that every young person can make an informed choice about their wellbeing – wherever and whenever they are:  www.themix.org.uk

ASH

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) was established in 1971 (20 January) by the Royal College of Physicians. It is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco. http://ash.org.uk/home/

BulliesOut

Since 2006, award-winning charity BulliesOut has helped make a positive difference to the lives of thousands of children and young people affected by bullying with its comprehensive programme of workshops and training programmes for schools in the UK. https://bulliesout.com/

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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 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.

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. 

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.

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