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County Lines – Training

County Lines – Training

The NTSCP, in partnership with North Tyneside Council, is promoting training to inform people about County Lines. The term County Lines describes gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into other areas of the country, often small...

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Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery

It has been highlighted by the Local Government Association that there is significant concern that the current pandemic will have exacerbated the threat from modern slavery and human trafficking.  Existing victims are less visible due to the ongoing closure of...

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Are you concerned about child sexual abuse?

Are you concerned about child sexual abuse?

The confidential Stop It Now! helpline is available for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse. Callers do not need to give identifying information, so can remain anonymous. The helpline speaks to thousands of people every year and help them take action to...

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Supporting children and young people’s mental health

Supporting children and young people’s mental health

The NSPCC has pulled together some resources to help professionals support the children and young people and families you know and work with through this challenging time. You might want to use these resources yourself or share them with parents and carers to help...

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Support for people living with Domestic Abuse

Support for people living with Domestic Abuse

You are not alone - that's the message to anyone who feels at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus lockdown. The Government’s nationwide lockdown to help tackle the virus has raised concerns for the welfare of adults and children who may be confined...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and keeping children safe from abuse

Safeguarding and child protection are as important now as they ever have been. But with schools closed and social distancing measures in place across the UK, we all need to think about the way we keep children safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Children and young...

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