Police & Other Rescue Services
999 or (police – 101 for non-emergency)
Derby Royal Hospital
First Contact Team
01332 641172 (social care – working hours)
01332 786968 (social care – out of office hours)
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small. Call free on 0800 1111, have a 1-2-1 chat online or send an email.
www.childline.org.uk or 0800 1111
Other Support Services:
FRANK (substance misuse)
www.talktofrank.com or 0300 123 6600 or text 82111
Safe & Sound, Derby (child sexual exploitation)
Working to end child sexual exploitation, Safe & Sound Derby provides support to children and young people who are being, or at risk of being sexually exploited, together with their families and delivers a UK-wide programme of training services to improve awareness, knowledge and skills to ensure that victims and their families get the help and support they need.
www.safeandsoundderby.co.uk or 01332 362120
Safe Speak (counselling)
Problems with family, friends or teachers? These counsellors understand what’s going on in young people’s lives and can help deal with the challenges of school life and growing up. They offer a safe place for young people to talk about thoughts and feelings, in private.
The Space @ Connexions
The Space @ Connexions is a city centre based service dedicated to offering information, advice, referral and support to young people who live in Derby.
You can get advice and support on a range of issues including:
- housing and homelessness
- welfare rights
- mental health
- sexual health
- stop smoking
- general health
- training and employment
- leisure and travel
- Chlamydia screening
- pregnancy testing.
NSPCC: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse
YouTube animation exploring simple steps we can all take to make children safer. These include: making sure the babysitter has trusted references; and ensuring robust safeguarding procedures are in place in schools and other organisations.
Stop it Now!
Stop it Now! UK and Ireland is a child sexual abuse prevention campaign. They support adults to play their part in prevention through providing sound information, educating members of the public, training those who work with children and families and running a free-phone confidential helpline.
This link will offer support and advice regarding bail information and advice, parenting orders, preventative services for young people, youth justice, victims of youth crime and parenting support.
Various information from Derby City Council relating to different aspects of Health and Social Care.
Derby City Safeguarding
Provides information for the public, children, young people, parents, carers and professionals about working together to keep children and young people in Derby safe from abuse or harm at home and in our communities.
Derby & Derbyshire Safeguarding
Derby and Derbyshire SCB Procedures Manual.
01332 623700 ext 31010
NHS 111 Service
A new service that’s been introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.