On a Night out?

Friends Stay Together, Stay Safe:  Text HOME to 60835 for local licensed minicab and taxi information.

 

Keeping your stuff safe

Got a new phone? Using the latest tablet? Follow these top tips to make sure you keep your valuables  safe and out of unwanted hands:

If your phone or valuables are stolen report it immediately to the police. Inform your network provider and ask them to block your phone. You can also block your phone by calling 08701 123 123.

Report it online on the main Metropolitan Police Service website

Call 101 – our non-emergency phone-number.

Watch how easy it is for thieves to get their hands on your stuff!

Keeping yourself safe on the internet

Using the internet to keep in touch, play the latest game and finding help with homework is a normal day to day thing.  But if you use the internet, there are times you could be at risk of bullys, fraudsters or something more serious. So here are a few golden rules to keep in mind:

If you need some more information take a look at get the facts for more advice and support to keep yourself and your friends safe online.

Bullying

Done something you’re worried about?

Something playing on your mind? Maybe you’ve been pressured into doing something you knew wasn’t right by your friends. Or maybe you’ve got into trouble at home or school because of it. Even though you can’t go back and change what has been done there is a way to try make things better.

Croydon Drop In Zone

The Drop in Zone at Croydon Council’s Turnaround Centre is  a place you can simply turn up to, talk about your experience who can give you help and advice on what to do next. Remember this is confidential and non-judgmental  they are just there to help you.

Croydon Turnaround Centre
51/55 South End
Croydon
CR0 1BF

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri: 9:30am to 5:00pm
Wed: 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Telephone: 020 8760 5530

You can also contact Childline on 0800 1111 - you won’t have to give your name so don’t worry about owning up about what you’ve been doing; they won’t judge you – they’re just there to help

Choose  a different ending for yourself 

 

Are you Safe?

If you are in a relationship and feel scared, anxious or pressured into doing things you don’t want then this is not okay. If you feel uncomfortable or unhappy and uncertain about what is happening then it may be an abusive relationship.  A loving relationship is based on respect not fear. Abusive behaviour may include some or all of these things:

Remember your not alone 1 in 4 teenagers have reported abuse from a partner. Watch this short clip would you recognise the abuse?

The Family Justice Centre

Help is available for you at the Family Justice Centre. The centre is run by a multi-skilled team that works to provide you with access to support services. Our aim is to listen and respond to your needs in a safe way.

How you can access the service

The Family Justice Centre is open for drop-in and appointments every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10am - 4pm.

You can call the helpline on 020 8688 0100

Email: fjc@croydon.gov.uk

Other support services that can provide you with advice, support and guidance are listed below:

 Respect not fear website can provide you with support from other victims of domestic violence

24/7 free helpline by the National Domestic Violence Helpline0808 2000 247

Call Childline free from landlines and most mobiles on 0800 11 11 to speak to someone about any relationship difficulties you or someone you know is having with their partner.

More support: GUIDE_Young_Persons_Guide_to_Keeping_Children_Safe