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National Helplines and Websites

Action for Children: Challenge injustice and empower children to overcome the obstacles in their lives that hold them back.  They tailor their work to local circumstances, in partnership with children and young people, families, communities and local organisations.
website: Action for Children
email:  ask.us@actionforchildren.org.uk

Childline: ChildLine is a confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small.
Helpline: 0800 1111
Website: Childline

Hands On Scotland: HandsOnScotland is an online resource for anybody working with or caring for children and young people. The website provides practical information and techniques on how to respond helpfully to children and young people's troubling behaviour and offers advice and activities on how to help them flourish.
Website: Hands On Scotland

Resources for Kids Facing Divorce: An article for children whose parents are divorcing or separating. Contains advice and links to further resources.
Website: Resources for Kids Facing Divorce


Groups and Services in Fife

Playfield Institute: Funded through NHS Fife, Playfield Institute is a resource for anyone working with or caring for children and young people (e.g. school nurses, social workers, teachers, foster carers, parents). It aims to increase the capacity of the wider workforce to promote the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people in Fife, covering training, information and research & development.
Website: Playfield Institute

External resources

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