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Festival personal safety guide

Festivals are full of fun-loving people who want to have a good time. But they can also be targets for thieves and opportunists. The most common crime is theft from (or of) tents. But assault, including sexual assault, is not uncommon. Read this list of commonsense safety…

Help after rape and sexual assault

If you have been sexually assaulted, whether as an adult or a young person, it is important to remember that it wasn't your fault. Sexual violence is a crime, no matter who commits it or where it happens. Don't be afraid to get help. What…

Domestic abuse against men

Find out about domestic abuse (or domestic violence), and where to get support if it's happening to you. Domestic abuse, also called domestic violence, includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse in couple relationships or between family members. Anybody can be affected by domestic abuse, and…

How to spot child sexual exploitation

Each year in England thousands of children and young people are raped or sexually abused. This includes children who have been abducted and trafficked, or beaten, threatened or bribed into having sex. Media coverage of police investigations into the crimes of Jimmy Savile and other…

Training Providers

This page lists training providers offering training for children and family service practitioners in Oxfordshire, along with signposting to national resources and high quality e-learning resources. If you would like a training organisation added to this page please email activitiesoxfordshire@oxfordshire.gov.uk   Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board…

It's OK to say no

Don't feel awkward about saying no to sex or kissing, touching or any other sexual activity. 'No' is an important word in sex and relationships. Find out how you can say no. Nobody has the right to make you go further than you want to. You…

Funding Activities

Funding is an important part of setting up any activity. The funding makes sure an activity can carry on going. Even activities that are 100% run by volunteers often need some funding, for things like trips, events and room hire. Funds usually come from three main…

Oxfordshire Practitioner Resource Exchange

Our practitioner pages are for all professionals working with children, young people and families in Oxfordshire. Toolkit, service directory, news and links are all open access pages. To gain access to the forum and document bank please create an account and select practitioner as your…

Practitioner Toolkit

The Practitioner Toolkit contains information and tools for issues arising in work with children, young people and families. This page contains resources on concerns which might arise while helping a child or family, organised by topics, linked to searches for local organisations which can support work around…

Domestic violence and abuse

Domestic violence or abuse can happen to anyone. Find out how to recognise the signs and where to get help. If you're worried someone might see you have been on this page, find out how to cover your tracks online. Domestic violence, also called domestic…