The Diverse Cumbria Awards 2016
The very first Diverse Cumbria Awards are happening on 20th February 2016. These Awards are the first of their kind in Cumbria, and will be awarding those working and volunteering in the following fields: Age, Disability, Gender Specific Services, LGBT and Race, Religion and Faith.
The National Missing Person's Charity Missing People launched a new website
On 30 October, the national missing person's charity Missing People launched a new website, to complement and support its own runaway helpline, which has been supporting young people for many years. The helpline is run by the charity, and their staff and volunteers are trained professionals providing confidential non-judgemental listening support and advice.
Advice for Keeping Safe Online
O2 and the NSPCC have joined forced to help parents and families in the UK learn how to keep kids safe online.
Turning the Spotlight on Hate Crime
As part of the 'Turning the Spotlight on Hate Crime' initiative by the Cumbria Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, this is a holistic programme to help and support individuals who have been perpetrators of hate crime/incidents or are at risk of offending, to move away from prejudice based offending behaviours.
NSPCC Always there when I need you: ChildLine Annual Review 2014/15
The NSPCC Annual Review of ChildLine’s helpline activity covering the period 2014/15 reveals that in 2014/15 there were nearly 290,000 ChildLine counselling sessions with children and young people about issues affecting them. Looking at what they contact about can help NSPCC to build up a picture of their lives and the nature of the problems they face.