What is safeguarding children, and the types of abuse that children can experience.
Information and resources about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma.
Resources and support for children who are experiencing bullying and hate crime.
More than 310,000 children in the UK are affected by parental offending every year. The imprisonment of a household member is seen as one of the ten adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) known to have a significant impact on children.
Child protection conferences are held for children when they are at risk of or have experienced significant harm. The meetings take place with parents, the child (if they want to attend) the social worker and partner agencies that are working with the family.
Where can I get support for a young person in Bristol?
Domestic abuse is when people are fighting at home. This can be between parents or carers, or between children towards parents.
Drugs and alcohol affect people's lives and the lives of those around them who care.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a term for procedures that intentionally change or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. FGM is illegal and harmful to the health and wellbeing of girls and women.
There are lots of reasons why people become homeless. Here are some of the services in Bristol that can help if you or a friend have nowhere safe to stay
Everyone needs to take care of their mental health. Some people need more support than others to stay on top of it and there are services in Bristol that can help.
The Prevent agenda aims to intervene when someone is at risk of radicalisation. Read about violent extremism and radicalisation and how to report a concern.
Any child or young person may be at risk of sexual exploitation, regardless of their family background or other circumstances. This includes boys and young men as well as girls and young women.
Everyone's sexual health is important. There are services in Bristol that can help to keep you safe and protected from sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy.
Help is available for individuals who have been affected by rape, sexual assault or abuse at any time in their lives
Conflict is a normal part of any parent relationship. However, it can become a problem when conflict is frequent, intense and not resolved well.
Young Carers are children and young people who look after an adult who needs extra support