Leeds Joint Agency Protocol for Domestic Violence letter
The NSPCC have introduced a new Report Remove tool whereby children, young people and adults can report nude images of them that are circulating social media and ensure they are taken down.
Summer 2023 Contact details for Support
Services and agencies where you can access support and advice
• Children’s Social Work Service: Daytime contact number: 0113 2224403
• Mindmate: 0300 5550324 / https://www.mindmate.org.uk/
• Teen Connect Help line: 0808 8001212 (6pm-2am)/ 07715 661559 (text) / https://www.lslcs.org.uk/services/connect-helpline/teen-connect/
• The Market Place: 0113 2461659 / https://www.themarketplaceleeds.org.uk/
• Kooth: https://www.kooth.com/
• NSPCC: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/
• Childline: 0800 1111 (Freephone) / https://www.childline.org.uk/
• Accident and Emergency at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI)
• Police on 999 in an emergency or 101 for non-emergencies
• 112: For all emergency services
• NHS helpline: 111
• National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247 (24 hours a day – Free phone) / https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
• Leeds Domestic Violence Service: 0113 2460401 (24 hours a day) / https://ldvs.uk/
• Samaritans: 116 123 (24 hours a day - Free phone) / https://www.samaritans.org/
• Leeds Food Aid Network: https://leedsfoodaidnetwork.co.uk/
• Trussell Trust Food Bank: 0113 2772229 / https://leedssouthandeast.foodbank.org.uk/
• St Vincent’s Food Bank: 0113 2484126 / https://www.svp.org.uk/microsite/st-vincents-leeds
• Family Action – Family Line: 0808 802 6666/ 07537 404282 (text) / https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/families-together-leeds/
• Welfare support: 0113 3760330 Emergency help with essentials such as food, gas and electric / https://www.leeds.gov.uk/benefits/help-with-food-and-bills
• Housing Leeds: 0113 3760410 / https://www.leedshomes.org.uk/
• Leeds Housing Options: 0113 222 4412 Emergency out of hours 0113 378 8366 firstname.lastname@example.org
Onine Safety Awareness
A safe online environment at home is crucial in the current climate. It is vital that parents set age-appropriate parental controls on digital devices and use internet filters to block malicious websites. These are usually free, but often need to be turned on.
Please use the following links to support you to keep your child safe when learning at home:
If you require support with keeping your child safe please contact school on 0113 245 5803.
- support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
- guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
- Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
- Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
- Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
- Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
- London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
- Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
- Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
- UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online service
If you have any safeguarding concerns in relation to remote online learning please contact Mrs Georgeson, Mrs Lee or Mrs Pettman on 0113 245 5803.
If your child is in KS2 then they can also report concerns through Tootoot which provides pupils with a confidential route for pupils to report bullying or abuse.
You can also report harmful online content to the UK Safer Internet Centre
You can get government advice and trusted resources from Educate Against Hate
on safeguarding from radicalisation, building resilience to extremism, and promoting shared values.
You can get advice on reporting online abuse from the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection command
and get advice and support from Anti-Bullying Alliance
for children who are being bullied.
Free Child Protection and Safeguarding information for parents: