Useful links


If you’d like to provide information about crime, are worried about a friend who may be involved in crime, or are involved in something you don’t want to be, you can ring Fearless on 0800 555 111 and talk to someone completely anonymously – no one will know who you are.


They cannot track your IP address or your phone number, so this is a safe place to give information.


Fearless is the dedicated youth service of the independent charity Crimestoppers. You can visit the Fearless website for more information.


BCP Council's children's social care


If you're worried about the wellbeing of a child, want to report abuse, or aren't sure what to do please get in touch. The Children's Service First Response Hub provides the public and professionals with advice, information and support for children who are vulnerable and at risk.


The number to call is 01202 123 334 during office hours or alternatively you can email You can visit the BCP Council’s children’s social care website for more information.


The council’s out of hours team provide an emergency response for any child in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole who is either in crisis or needs urgent help. You should only call if the safety and/or welfare of a child or young person is at serious risk of significant harm, and the situation cannot wait until 9am the next working day.


The number to call is 01202 738 256.

Always call 999 if you think someone is in immediate danger


The Ben Kinsella Trust


The Ben Kinsella Trust is a charity that tackles knife crime through education and campaigning. You can visit the Ben Kinsella Trust website for more information.


  • Learn about knife crime and watch videos of real people with lived experience of knife crime.
  • An interactive quiz to test your understanding of the links between choices and consequences. Knowing the facts about knife crime could help save your life.


Vita Nova


Local community arts charity Vita Nova use theatre and the expressive arts to support well-being, encouraging participants to learn how to express themselves and build their self-confidence. You can visit the Vita Nova website for more information.


Child Bereavement UK


Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when someone close dies. They support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. You can visit the Child Bereavement UK website for more information or use the live chat. You can also call them on 0800 028 8840 or email


Childline helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything as they have trained counsellors to support you through anything. Call them for free on 0800 1111 or Visit the Childline website for more information.

The NSPCC provide support for adults concerned about a child. If you’re worried about a child, give them a call on 0808 800 5000 or visit the NSPCC website for more information.

Always call 999 if you think someone is in immediate danger