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Sexual Abuse

An example of sexual abuse would be where a child has been forced to take part in sexual activities or in the taking of rude photos. There is help, advice and support available to people with concerns about child sexual abuse. Local support groups and…

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can come in many forms. It is rarely a one off incident and it is not only about being physically or sexually abused. You may be subject to more subtle attacks, such as constant breaking of trust, isolation, psychological games and harassment. Emotional…

COVID-19 Financial support and advice

Support available for unemployment or reduced work due to coronavirus   Apply online for Universal Credit to get financial support if you’ve lost your job or getting less work if you are self-employed as a result of the pandemic.   You might also be able to:  apply online for New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance  apply for…

Abuse

Being mistreated or abused (sometimes called ‘Significant Harm') is defined as Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Neglect or Emotional Abuse. Information in this section has been sourced through the Hounslow Safeguarding Children's Board and  other national organisations such as the NSPCC

COVID-19 Information and support

The government advice remains to stay at home as much as possible work from home if you can limit contact with other people keep your distance from people not in your household (2 metres apart where possible) wash your hands regularly Read the latest Government…

COVID-19 Health and Wellbeing

Extra mental health support for teachers and pupils  The Government announced new online resources designed by health and education experts will be provided to schools and colleges to boost mental health support for staff and pupils, encouraging them to talk more confidently about the anxieties…

Free online parenting support for families

Action for Children is offering free online parenting support for families with children aged 0 – 19. Parents can connect with a parenting coach for judgment-free advice and emotional support and can ask for help on all sorts of things, from how to keep children…

Online Safety

This section looks at the help and information available to keep children and young people safe while using the internet, apps and social media sites. Many parents have concerns over internet safety, however, there are practical steps that parents can take to guide children on how…