Welcome to the Parents and Carers section of Barking and Dagenham Safeguarding Children Board website.
Safeguarding children is everybody’s responsibility and children have a right to be safe in all environments.
It is therefore the role of teachers, learning mentors, doctors, nurses, social workers, police officers, faith leaders, sports coaches to ensure that children are safe from harm.
Information and signposting
- Parentline Plus
National Charity offering support. 0808 800 2222
- Missing People
Freephone 116 000 (24 hours)
A Government commissioning website for Parents to report unsuitable or offensive media content
- Self Harming
NSPCC Information for Parents and Carers.
- Coping with Self harm
A guide for Parents and Carers
Information for Parents to support your children being safe online
- Free Training for Parents
Keep them safe, Protect them from Sexual Exploitation
- Working with mothers to prevent tragedies
Information on addressing issues of Radicalisation
- Parents Protect
Information and resources raising awareness of Child Sexual Abuse.
- What can I do?
Protecting your child from sexual abuse NSPCC. Parents guide to recognising signs of Child Sexual Abuse.
- NSPCC – “The under reporting of Sexual Abuse”
- Child Sex Offender Disclosure Scheme (CSOD)
This schemes scheme allows parents, carers and guardians to formally ask the police to tell them if someone has a record for child sexual offences.
- The Underwear Rule
NSPCC advice on keeping children safe from abuse
- Safe Sleeping
Information and tips on safer sleep for babies, to prevent sudden infant deaths.
- Stop It Now!
This is a Child Sexual Abuse prevention campaign and provides advise and guidance for Parents and Carers.