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  • Young Person

    If you have worries, need advice, or just need someone to talk to, we can help.

    All children and young people have a right to feel safe and be protected from harm and abuse.

  • What child abuse is

    Children and Young People may be hurt by an adult or another young person in many ways.

  • What happens next

    If you have, or someone else has, told Social Work or the Police they are worried about you, they will want to:

    - make sure you are safe

    - talk with you

    - listen to you and find out what, if anything, has been happening

  • The Children's Charter

    A Children’s Charter which aims to protect children and young people has been produced by the Scottish Government. The clear message from children and young people, to the people responsible for keeping them safe, is detailed below:

What child abuse is

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Children and Young People may be hurt by an adult or another young person in many ways.


What to do if you are worried

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If you are worried about your own, or someone else's safety, talk to someone you trust, for example a family member or trusted adult.

What happens next

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If you have, or someone else has, told Social Work or the Police they are worried about you, they will want to:

 

 

The Children's Charter

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A Children’s Charter which aims to protect children and young people has been produced by the Scottish Government. The clear message from children and young people, to the people responsible for keeping them safe.