» Skip to content

For Children And Young People

Welcome to our page dedicated for Children and Young People

Everyone has the right to be safe and everyone has a responsibility to help you.
All children and young people have the right to be protected and kept safe from harm.

Here are some places where you can get help

Childline

Childline is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. For further information click on the link below. You can also chat online, just go to their website and click on the Chat Online Button.

www.childline.org.uk 
Childline Scotland 0800 1111

Young Scot

Young People can find out all the latest goings on in their area i.e. Helpful contacts, news , what’s on and discounts etc.

www.youngscot.org.uk 

Internet Safety

Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre have a fabulous website you can visit to get loads of advice on keeping yourself safe whether Gaming, using Mobiles, Online Podcasts and Blogs. Also look for the “Eye” logo at the top right hand of the site where children and young people can report abuse and get the help they need.

www.thinkuknow.co.uk 
www.saferinternet.org.uk 

https://www.ceop.police.uk/

Bullying?

A good site with lots of tips for young people.

www.kidscape.org.uk

Children’s Rights Service in Shetland

Locally, we have a Children’s Rights Officer and he may be able to help. His name is Phil Garnier and his telephone number is 01595 745073 or mobile 07954 345262.

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/subsites/CRS 

Domestic Abuse – There’s No Excuse!

Where there is domestic abuse in a household it can have a significant impact on the children and young people in that family. Domestic abuse can happen in any family and can happen to men as well as women. For help and advice visit:

www.domesticabuse.co.uk 
www.thehideout.org.uk 

Childline Scotland 0800 1111

Sex and Relationships

Information for young people on sex and relationships can be found


at the link below:

www.getthelowdown.co.uk 

Child Sexual Exploitation

Here is a link to the Scottish Government's TV advertising campaign and for more information a link to the Scottish Government's website.

Documents

Youth Voice Wallet Card
Stay Safe on the Internet for Young People

Keeping you safe leaflet

Leaflet for Young People about Case Conferences

Leaflet for Children about Case Conferences

Virtually Safe Virtually Sound Feedback

It is everyone’s job to make sure children and young people are alright. If you are concerned about a child’s welfare please tell someone who can help.

These are the phone numbers:

Duty Social Work
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm:
01595 744421

Outside office hours:
01595 695611

Police: 101

Children’s Reporter:
0300 200 2200