Coronavirus update: we have compiled some useful links to support students, families and carers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please click here to visit the OHC&AT resources page.
The Link Secondary Twitter Page: http://www.twitter/linksec
Childline: www.childline.org.uk Free phone number: 0800 1111 National organisation offering online support and telelphone support to young people in distress. Top Tip: If you do not get along with the person you speak to over the phone, hang up and re-dial – they don’t mind.
Samaritans: www.samaritans.org.uk call free any time, from any phone on 116 123. National organisation which offeres 24 hour telephone and face to face emotional support to people in distress. Website offers useful information pages about different mental health difficulties.
Young Minds: www.youngminds.org.uk Young Minds promotes mental health issues within young people. A wealth of information about different mental health issues which affect young people. A range of information and leaflets can be downloaded.
Parent Zone and CEOP (expert information to help children and young people stay safe online) www.parentinfo.org
Sutton & Croydon The Family Grapevine (Information for families) http://thefamilygrapevine.co.uk/croydon-sutton/
National Children’s Bureau (Fit for the Future Residential child care in UK) www.ncb.org.uk
Croydon Voluntary Action Directory of Community in Croydon www.cvalive.org.uk
NCYPE (National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy) www.ncype.org.uk
Disability Rights Handbook (Guide to benefits and services) www.disabilityalliance.org
The National Autistic Society www.nas.org.uk
LDA Learning (education resources for children with learning disabilities) www.ldalearning.com
I Can (children’s communication charity) www.ican.org.uk