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Wednesday, 3 October 2023

Your child's health and safety contacts

Charities, organisations and government departments that can advise on keeping your child safe and healthy.


Contact details for 4Children, a national charity for children and young people under 19.

bpas (British Pregnancy Advisory Service)

Contact details for bpas, which provides abortion services across the UK.


Contact details for Brook, an organisation which provides free and confidential sexual health advice for young people.

Bullying UK

Contact details for Bullying UK, an organisation which provides help and advice for victims of bullying, their parents and schools.

Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT)

Contact details for the Child Accident Prevention Trust, a charity working to reduce deaths by accident of children and young people.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

Contact details for the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), an agency designated to tackle child abuse and indecent images on the internet.

Childnet International

Contact details for Childnet International, which works to help make the internet a safe place for children.

Department of Health

Contact details for the Department of Health, which provides health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals.

Family Planning Association (fpa)

Contact details for the Family Planning Association (fpa), a charity working to improve sexual health across the UK.

FFLAG (Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

Contact details for FFLAG, a registered charity which offers support for parents and their gay, lesbian or bisexual children.

Food Standards Agency

Contact details for the Food Standards Agency, an independent food safety watchdog.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Contact details for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the government department responsible for promoting the interests of the UK overseas.

Health and Care in Northern Ireland

Contact details for Health and Care in Northern Ireland, which provides information about health and social care services in Northern Ireland.


Contact details for Kidscape, which provides individuals and organisations with practical skills and resources necessary to keep children safe from harm within the UK.


Contact details for Mind, the leading mental health charity in England and Wales.

NHS 24 (Scotland)

Contact details for NHS 24 (Scotland), the telephone health advice and information service for Scotland.

NHS Direct

Contact details for NHS Direct, a 24-hour nurse advice and health information service for the general public.


Contact details for the NSPCC, the national charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children.

Parentline Plus

Contact details for Parentline Plus, a UK registered charity which offers support to anyone parenting a child.


Contact details for Rethink, an organisation dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by severe mental illness.

Talk to Frank

Contact details for Talk to Frank, which offers free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day.

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