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Childline counsellors ready to help deal with cyberbullying

To mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week, charity volunteer counsellor RACHEL McCOURTY explains how the NSPCC’s Childline can help Every year thousands of children contact Childline about their experiences of cyberbullying and tell us it can feel impossible to escape. … Continue reading

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NSPCC reopens its Croydon centre to offer vital services

The NSPCC’s Croydon service centre has become one of the charity’s first sites in the country to physically reopen its doors for children’s face-to-face support work. Since the national lockdown, the practitioners at the base have been adapting the vital … Continue reading

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Charity warns that challenges of covid could still get tougher

There’s been some challenging times for families in Croydon during the coronavirus lockdown, but for some, they are about to get even tougher, according the manager of a children’s charity centre based on the High Street. “For some families that … Continue reading

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NSPCC concern over rising number of ‘home alone’ children

The National Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children has urged parents in Croydon to think carefully before leaving their children unsupervised during the school holidays, after seeing a 21 per cent rise in contacts about the issue last … Continue reading

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Babies under the age of 1 subject to racist abuse, NSPCC says

More than 70 babies were among the victims of 850-plus race hate offences in London last year, according to shocking statistics  obtained by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Recorded race hate crime offences against children … Continue reading

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NSPCC rolls out Positive Pathways for Mental Health week

Mental Health Awareness Week begins tomorrow, with the NSPCC shining a spotlight on a new service in Croydon which helps children and young people deal with any problems affecting their happiness or wellbeing. Positive Pathways, which is available for free … Continue reading

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MP backs NSPCC in call for more mental health funding

Sarah Jones, the Labour MP for Croydon Central, has backed a children’s charity’s calls for more money so it can be there for every child struggling with their mental health. Jones is one of 131 MPs and members of the … Continue reading

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