The NSPCC – Providing Vital Help, Advice and Support for Children, Parents and Carers

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives. With schools closed children are spending more time at home, however home isn’t a safe place for every child.

To help protect these children the NSPCC has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of their helpline.

In this short video Karen Jones, Active Devon’s Safeguarding lead provides more details on the support available. Please also find some key information below.

The NSPCC Helpline

The NSPCC helpline is a free service open every day. You can contact the NSPCC by phone, via email or through their online form and you don’t have to say who you are.

If you are worried about a child or young person or notice that something just doesn’t seem right, the NSPCC is there to help. The NSPCC can also offer support and advice on adapting to family life in lockdown. Or, you may want to speak to someone if your child is feeling anxious about the coronavirus.

At Active Devon we understand the importance of having good mental health, as well as good physical health. Throughout this crisis more than ever, we are doing all we can to support families and communities in Devon to be active as we know this can really help with mental health and wellbeing. You can find out more here.