Please browse through the useful links and resources.
Child sexual exploitation (CSE)
Pace helps parents across the UK understand what is happening to their child and how parents are the prime agents in helping their child exit exploitative relationships. It does this by offering:
- One-to-one telephone advice and support to parents
- Facilitating meetings with similarly-affected parents for peer support
- Advising how to establish rights as parents and work in partnership with statutory agents such as police and social workers
- Advice and support when pursuing disruption and prosecution of the perpetrators of child exploitation
- Befriending scheme Click here to access their resources. SeeMe-HearMe
West Midlands partnership site raising awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) providing help, advice and encouraging reporting. Click here for more information.
Counselling services for children - self referral
The What Centre – Dudley area
Call us on +44 (0)1384 379992 (Stourbridge) or +44 (0)1384 885488 (Dudley).
Base 25 – Wolverhampton area
Tel: 01902 572 040 (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm)
Debt/Unemployment and Redundancy
Job Centre - Telephone: 0800 055 6688
Family Support for addiction
Providing parents with information around problematic gaming and gambling to support their families, to help build resilience and establish a healthy online/offline balance.
Female genital mutilation (FGM)
Forced Marriage Unit (FMU)
Telephone: 020 7008 0151
Victim Support is an independent charity that help people affected by crime and traumatic events. They are not part of the police or any other criminal justice agency. Visit their website to see how they can help you, or call 0808 168 9111
Internet Safety and information
Local authority safeguarding information
Young Minds - Offers advice to parents and carers worried about a child or young person under 25
Samaritans – Tel 116 123 (24 Hours)
Parent Support and Information
Click here for links to useful resources from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. It gives general advice on talking to children, health issues and helplines.
Click here for Barnados. They have an advice hub for parents and carers and young people. It gives advice on mental health, wellbeing and family activities.
Childline had developed a toolbox of calming activities, art, games, apps and journals to support mental health.
University College London have provided a useful guide on the wellbeing of families with good practical advice and resources.
Anna Freud has access to top tips for parents, resources and Podcasts.
Education Endowment Foundation have shared evidenced based resources to support schools and parents to make the most of home learning.
********* LINK NOT WORKINGThe Special Needs Journal have provided links, activities and resources for children and young people in relation to sensory needs, visual impairments, wellbeing, education, virtual escapes, exercise and much more
Resources and tips for autistic people and families are provided by the National Autistic Society.
The NHS Every Mind Matters have tips and advice on looking after your mental health.
Dudley Council have provided guidance and links to Family resources.