Other services

Other services

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust are specialists in the field of personal safety. They work to raise awareness of the importance of personal safety and to provide solutions that effect change in order to help people to avoid violence and aggression and live safer, more confident lives.

https://www.suzylamplugh.org/Pages/FAQs/Category/personal-safety

 

Advice includes:

  • Bogus callers
  • Dealing with aggression
  • Festival safety
  • Festival Season safety
  • Hate Crime
  • Internet Safety (also see our leaflet)
  • Lone Working
  • Online dating and safety
  • Personal alarms
  • Personal safety and the law
  • Running safely
  • Safety at home
  • Safety for students
  • Safety on the streets
  • Selling your home
  • Transport safety
  • Useful safety links

 

 

A list of support services in Devon and Cornwall can be found on the Office of Police and Crime Commmissioners Victim Care Unit website, here:

 

http://www.victimcaredevonandcornwall.org.uk/

 

and on the Safer Stronger Consortium, here:

 

https://www.saferstronger.com/partners/

 

National support services include:

 

Women’s Aid: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

through Rape Crisis: https://rapecrisis.org.uk/

the Survivors Trust: http://thesurvivorstrust.org/

 

Useful contacts and support services

NSPCC:
Information and advice for anyone worried about a child’s physical and emotional safety.
24 hour Helpline 0800 800 5000

Childline:
Free and confidential helpline for children and adults in the UK.
24 hour Helpline 0800 1111

Victim Support:
The independent national charity that helps victims of crime, witnesses, family, friends and anyone affected. Services are free and available to everyone. They are not part of the police, the courts or any other criminal justice agency.
0845 30 30 900
www.victimsupport.org

MOSAC:
Support, counselling and advocacy for non-abusing parents/carers of children who have been sexually abused.
0800 980 19958
www.mosac.org.uk

NAPAC(National Association for People Abused in Childhood):
0800 085 3330
www.napac.org.uk

Young minds:
For parents concerned about a child’s emotional and mental health
0808 8025544 (parents’ information service)
0207 336 8445 (general)
www.youngminds.org.uk

Parentline Plus:
Support, information and advice on different aspects of parenting.
www.parentlineplus.org.uk

Gingerbread:
Advice and support for lone parents.
0808 802 0925
www.gingerbread.org.uk

Papyrus (Parents’ Association for the Prevention of Young Suicide):
08000 684141
www.papyrus.org.uk

BCAP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
www.bacp.co.uk

Police:
101 (non-emergency)