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Useful Links

Useful Links

Please see below a list of useful links for you to look at in relation to Safeguarding Children.

Social Services

If you need to contact Social Services for any reason please find the link for their website below.

If you suspect Child Abuse follow this link for contact details of Social Services.


Other Useful Websites:

Please click on the links below to access the appropriate Family Information Service websites:

Please click on the links below to take you to pages for help and advice on many different topics:

  • Action for Children
  • Barnardos
  • BBC Radio 1 Advice - The Surgery
  • Beat Bullying
  • Clic CLIC provide information and advice on a number of topics for children and young people such as Education, Housing, Health and Relationships.
  • Childline
  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) - This website is for young people, parents and carers.
  • Childrens Rights Unit - Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit (CRU) is an exciting new project set up to ensure that children and young people’s rights are respected and protected.
  • Flying Start
  • Action for Children information on Flying Start
  • infoNation (Based in Swansea).
  • Meic This is an advocacy and advice helpline for children and young people in Wales. Providing advice on issues over the phone, by text and online.
  • NPT Shake
  • NSPCC
  • Samaritans - 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
    Welsh Language Line: 0300 123 3011 (from 7pm - 11pm only, 7 days a week)
  • SANDS Cymru is an independent charity limited by guarantee, which provides a range of services for drug users, their families and friends.
  • Shouttawe - Shouttawe is an interactive website that encourages creativity and direct involvement while providing information on activities and services available to the young people of Swansea.
  • Think You Know Find out what’s good, what’s not on the internet and what you can do about it.
  • WMFF from SNAP Cymru - Are you being bullied? Are you having difficulty staying in education? Do you know you have a say in decisions that affect you? Wmff! is a new and unique bilingual mobile app for 14-25 year olds in Wales. It offers practical solutions via our survival guides, live messaging and secure forums.
  • http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/ A service bringing together the information required to help individuals find a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist in their local area.
    Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress.

Apps for your smart phone:

Follow the link to download the Child Line Zipit App for your Android phone, Blackberry or iPhone.

Follow the link to download the Block'em App for your Android phone, Blackberry or iPhone.

Follow the link to download the Kidscape's Get Connected App for your Android phone, Blackberry or iPhone.

Follow the link to download the WMFF for your Android phone or iPhone.

Note: You will only be able to download the Apps from your Android phone, Blackberry or iPhone or tablet.

These Apps are not endorsed by the WBSCB, they are here for reference. Check with the person who pays the bill if any App charges a fee.


Interested in becoming a Foster Carer, or already are?

Here are some links that you may find useful.


Links to other Safeguarding Children Boards

If you need to contact a different Safeguarding Children Board please click on the link to their websites. Please note that we are not responsible for any external website's content.


Voluntary Sector

Are you a third sector working within Swansea, NPT or Bridgend? Do you need safeguarding training within your volunteer/third sector role?

Click on the links below to access safeguarding training which provides training to local third sector workers in each Local Authority area.

Swansea Council for Voluntary Service:

http://www.scvs.org.uk/ Tel: 01792 544000 Email: scvs@scvs.org.uk

Bridgend Association for Voluntary Service:

http://www.bavo.org.uk/ Tel: 01656 810400 Email: bavo@bavo.org.uk

Neath Port Talbot Council for Voluntary Service:

http://www.nptcvs.com/ Tel: 01639 631246 Email: info@nptcvs.org.uk