Useful information and resources
Information and Guidance
Find out more information on a range of local and national services to help keep children safe from abuse and harm.
Operation Encompass directly connects the police with schools to secure better outcomes for children who are subject or witness to police-attended incidents of domestic abuse. Rapid provision of support within the school environment means children are better safeguarded against the short, medium and long-term effects of domestic abuse.
If you’re looking for childcare, schools or SEND services then visit a new website developed by Sunderland City Council - Sunderland Information Point.
Separation and divorce can be a challenging and upsetting time for all involved. But although there may be a lot going on, it's important to make sure the children get the support they need. The NSPCC have a lot of advise on their website.
Information and support for Grandparents can be found from a Sunderland based charity More than Grandparents for kinship carers and their families.
Kidscape - Parenting - Cyber Bullying and Online Safety
Chatdanger - A site all about the potential dangers on interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre - Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre delivers a multi-agency service dedicated to tackling the exploitation of children
Childnet - Childnet International’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children
Click Clever, Click Safe - Gives you a guide to help you enjoy the internet safely
CyberMentors - CyberMentors is all about young people helping and supporting each other online
Digizen.org - The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is
Kidsmart - A great resource provides information on a variety of online resources to help keep you safe