It’s never too late – get your first, second or booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at local walk-in clinics.
As a young person, you have the right to grow up safe and free from the threat of being hurt, physically or emotionally, or not being cared for properly. All the adults in your life have a legal responsibility to protect you.
If something is worrying you, making you scared, or you’re worried about someone else and not sure yet if it is abuse or not, it’s important to talk to someone you trust like your parent or carer, friend, teacher or another adult, even if you’re not sure.
If it’s an emergency call 999
You can contact Childline by either text, email or phoning their free 24 hour helpline on 0800 1111.
You can also text the NSPCC helpline anonymously on 88858.
If you would like to get some help locally contact the Waltham Forest Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) team:
A social worker from MASH will speak to you.
If you feel frightened, threatened, worried, or unsafe about anything that has happened whilst using the internet – whether it’s on social media (e.g. Snapchat, Tik Tok, Twitter, Instagram etc) or anywhere else on the internet – you should report it, as you have a right to be safe on the internet.
If you are worried about anything that has happened on the internet you can tell: