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Information for children and young people - Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board

Find out about the child protection process

The child protection process helps to keep you safe. Young people have produced two leaflets that explain what it is and how it works.

If you are unhappy about the way this process has worked for you, you can complain about it. The following leaflet tells you how:

Growing up today can be really hard at times.

Below is some information to help you keep safe and make safe choices. The Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board (NSCB) does not endorse any of the websites listed below and takes no responsibility for their contents. These links are given for information only.

Road Safety

A short film  developed by students from West Nottinghamshire College with support from the NSCB that highlights the risks of being distracted whilst using the road. 

Staying safe online

Think U Know is a set of resources developed by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre at www.thinkuknow.co.uk to help educate young people, parents and teachers about safe and positive use of the internet.

Child Sexual Exploitation 

If you don’t know who turn to here are some organisations that can help [PDF].

Young People's pages

Get advice on sex and relationships; get news and information on activities and events for young people provided by Nottinghamshire County Council. Website: www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/youth


A free 24-hour helpline for children and young people. You can call about any problem at any time, day or night. ChildLine's counsellors are there to help you find ways to sort things out. Their website can also offer you help and advice. Tel: 08100 111; website: www.childline.org.uk

Self harm 

Information and advice on dealing with the urge to self-harm:


If you think that bullying is just a part of everyday school life, you're wrong. No-one deserves to be bullied and you shouldn't ignore the problem.
website: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/HealthAndRelationships/Bullying/DG_10031370

Other useful websites and contacts

Children's Commissioner

The Children’s Commissioner for England's website, www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk, covers a range of important issues for children and young people and how you can get adults to listen.

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