Information for Parents

In this section you can find information and links on a variety of different issues such as internet safety, child sexual exploitation and domestic abuse. If your question isn't related to one of the topics listed, you can search for specific information using the search box at the top of the page.

General Information

Educate against Hate

This website gives parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.

Missing Kids UK

Sometimes it can feel like everything is too much at home and you have no other choice but to leave. You always have a choice.

Family Lives

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.

ParentPort

At ParentPort you can find out about media standards, making a complaint and sharing your views.

Young Minds

Mental health problems are more common than you might think – three children in every classroom have a mental health problem.

Stockport Health and Social Care

Links to information and contacts for Stockport Council’s Health and Social Care team.

CAPE

A forum for professionals who support child protection and safeguarding activities across a range of education and similar settings.

Big White Wall

A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support each other, guided by trained professionals.

Relate

The UK’s largest provider of relationship support, helping people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships

Cafcass

Parenting Plan and Family Meetings are a free support service available to separated parents in Greater Manchester. The meetings will help you and your ex-partner to make safe arrangements for your children.

Greater Manchester Safeguarding Partnership

Greater Manchester’s Safeguarding Partnership has teamed up with the charity ‘Missing People’ and their Runaway Helpline to let young people know there is somewhere they can turn for support and advice on staying safe.

National Autistic Society

The protection of children and young people with autism from violence and abuse.

Domestic Abuse

The Hideout

Women’s Aid created The Hideout to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse

This is Abuse

This is Abuse provide help and information for those who are suffering from domestic abuse.

Women's Aid

A national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.

End the Fear

Anybody who is experiencing domestic or sexual violence can find help, support and advice at End the Fear who also provide support to people who know someone who may be being abused.

The Women's Centre

The Women’s Centre offers specialist services and therapeutic treatments for women suffering from domestic abuse.

Stockport Without Abuse

Stockport Without Abuse is a local charity which offers a range of services to help and support women, men and children who are affected by domestic abuse.

Child Sexual Exploitation

It's Not Okay

Child sexual exploitation can be hard to detect and abusers are very clever in their manipulation. Some young people won’t even be aware that it is happening to them.

Pace

Pace believes parents are, and should be valued as, key players and partners in safeguarding children from sexual exploitation outside the family.

Real Love Rocks

If you are a parent who wants to learn more about child sexual exploitation, spotting the signs and how to get help if you’re worried, then this space is for you.

Internet safety

Safe at Home

Thinkuknow teach you how to keep ourselves safe online just like we learn to swim or to cross the road.

So you got naked online

Offering children, young people and parents advice and strategies to support the issues resulting from sexting incidents.

NSPCC

NSPCC work directly with children and families across the country, offering help and advice to those in need.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

CEOP works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children.

Concerned about a child?

Ring 0161 217 6028 (Out of Hours 0161 718 2118)