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Support

The wellbeing and safeguarding of your child/children is paramount to Motorsport UK.

Motorsport UK acknowledges that there may be occasions when its young members could be involved with concerning or traumatic events linked to their role in motorsport.

Should you have any concern or worry that you would like to discuss with the Safeguarding Team at Motorsport UK, please do contact on 01753765000 or safeguarding@motorsportuk.org

In some instances you could already be involved with the police or other statutory support agency in relation to your concern and provided to support. However Motorsport UK can also assist you in locating further support should you need this.

We’ve including a list of external support agencies below. This is not an exhaustive list and further can be provided if necessary.

Childline

W: www.childline.org.uk

T: 0800 1111

Childline provides free confidential advice and support for all young persons up to 19 years old. Whatever your worry, Childline counsellors are here to help. Speak to them by phone, online, email 24 hours a day or through their free app called Zipit. Sign up for a free Childline locker to use their free 1- 2-1 counsellor chat. https://www.childline.org.uk/registration/

NSPCC

W: www.nspcc.org.uk

E: help@nspcc.org.uk

T: 0808 800 5000

NSPCC are the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover. They can be contacted by phone, online, email 24 hours a day.

Young Minds

W: www.youngminds.org.uk

Text: YM to 85258

24/7 support for young people across the UK experiencing a mental health crisis. They provide a text service and online directory to work through how young persons are feeling, what to do and what support to contact.

Samaritans

W: www.samaritans.org

E: jo@samaritans.org

T:116123

Whatever you’re going through, you can contact the Samaritans for support. N.B This is a listening service and does not offer advice or intervention. This is a 24/7 service.

Stonewall

W: www.stonewall.org.uk

T: 0800 0502020 (Monday-Friday 9.30-4.30)

Information and support for LGBT communities and their allies.

Family Lives

W: www.familylives.org.uk

T: 0808 800 2222

E: askus@familylives.org.uk

Family Lives assists with a wide range of problems and issues for families, children and young persons across England.

Children 1st (Scotland)

W: www.children1st.org.uk

T: 08000 28 22 33

Children 1st works to keep children safe, loved and well within families. They work alongside children, young people and their families. They can be contacted through their website, telephone or webchat.

 

Please see Motorsport UK Parents & Carers leaflet for further information.