Useful Links

Here are a few links to some organisations that you may have heard of, click on the logo to follow the link or phone the number provided:


Childline is a free helpline for children and young people to call and talk about any problem including bullying and problems at home

Tel: 0800 1111

Kidscape Logo Kidscape gives advice to children and to grown ups about Bullying

NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) provides a helpline and advice online.

Tel: 0808 800 5000

ANV Logo A National Voice is run by and for young people who are in care or have been in care. Their main aim is to create positive change to the care system. Young people can join in and take part.
Voice - Getting Young Voices Heard

VCC (Voice of the Child in Care) If you are unhappy about decisions made about your care, you could contact VCC and speak to an advocate. An advocate is a person who speaks up for another person.

Tel: 0808 800 5792

childrens commissoner The Childrens commissioner is responsible for promoting the rights and well being of all children and young people in the UK especially our most vulnerable children.
If you have ideas about how to improve your or other children's lives go to;

Tel: 020 7783 8330
Talk to Frank Talk to Frank is a 24hr helpline for drug and substance misuse. 

Tel: 0800 776 600


Project Spear


Project Spear provide information and support for people who self harm.  A self help guide can be downloaded here.
Catch 22

Catch 22 works with young people and their families to give them 'whole family' support when they are struggling to cope, to help resolve the linked and complex issues that they are facing.


Tel: 0207 336 4800

ceop-logo The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. That means we are part of UK policing and very much about tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces.

Tel: 0870 000 3344

quitbecause Quit Because is QUIT's youth service, which helps young people make informed choices about tobacco use and provides practical, tailored support and advice to those who want to stop smoking.
Ofsted-Logo Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills. We inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

General Helpline: 0300 1231231


ICHA is the Independent Children's Home Association and are the voice of independent providers of child care services.



Clinical Psychology Associates provide psychological expertise and consultancy for children and adults.  They also provide training and advice to staff and carers across a wide range of industries. 

Tel: 0161 834 4662


fosterline logo

Fosterline provides confidential, impartial, advice information and signposting on a broad range of issues of concern to foster carers and those interested in fostering, in order to support them in their role, aid retention and encourage recruitment of foster carers.

Tel: 0800 040 7675


Achieving Greater...

Achieving Greater... provides help to social care providers for children and young people in the public,voluntary and private sectors.

Tel: 01323 740399

Looking for more information on the different types of Foster Care? Gov.UK provides a comprehensive range of advice and information, if you are looking for anything more specific why not call us?