Keeping Safe - Contacts for Families
Keeping safe - Contacts for Agencies that Support Families
We have put lots of information on our website and social media over the last few months to signpost you towards information you may find useful. During the Summer holiday we wanted to make sure you knew what to do if anyone needs support. So here is a list of telephone number and contacts you may want to keep handy.
If you know of a child being at risk of harm please contact the police on 999 or 101. If you wish to speak to someone at the Devon Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) the number is, 0345 155 1071. Children can contact Childline at any time to get support themselves on 0800 1111. Barnados have also set up See, Hear, Respond as a hub of information and a support line they can be contacted on 0800 157 7015 or through https://www.barnardos.org.uk/support-hub
For concerns around internet safety please contact https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ they have a report abuse section. Call the O2 NSPCC Advice Line on 0808 800 5002 for advice on apps, sites, games and online safety. If you're worried about something a child or young person may have experienced online, you can contact the NSPCC helpline for free support and advice. Call them on 0808 800 5000 or contact us online https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/
Exmouth Community Larder will continue to offer support and can be contacted at: Exmouth Community Larder Salvation Army Hall, Sheppards Row, EX8 1PW firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07787 882 075 / 0774 932 2291. Open Door will also be supporting families over the summer, they can be contacted on 01395 224218.
If a child or young person (under 18) is experiencing a mental health crisis, you can now access Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) 24/7. Please contact 03300 245 321 during normal hours (8am-5pm, Mon to Fri) or 0300 555 5000 outside these hours.
Callers will speak to a call handler, their call will be forwarded to a voicemail service and their message will be returned within one hour.
Young Devon can help with accommodation support for young people. YES Centre and Homelessness enquiries: For any YES Centre questions, or Homelessness enquiries (Exeter, East Devon and Teignbridge), please email email@example.com If you would prefer to text, please send your name and message to 0789 4724 610.
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