No one has to go it alone – get help and support
Whether you carry a knife, are thinking about carrying, or are worried about someone you know getting involved with knives – there is help and support available. It can be a tough thing to do, but these resources can help anyone join the millions of young people who live knife free. Through the links below you can raise concerns anonymously or via a trusted adult.
Fearless is a service that allows you to pass on information about crime 100% anonymously. As an independent charity this means they do not ask you for any personal or contact details. They provide a route for passing on information about crime, safely and securely without revealing who you are.
If your child has been affected by crime, they can give you the support you need to move forward. Their services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened.
The #knifefree website is designed for young people and is a great place to signpost your child.They focus on real stories of young people who decided not to carry a knife in an effort to inspire others to pursue positive alternatives.
Children First Derby who are a charity offering family support services and also mentoring services for young people. The charity is on Leopold Street in Derby providing supervised contact, family support and mentoring services.
Derby City Youth Offending Service (YOS) is a multi-agency service made up of professionals from a range of organisations including the Police, Children’s Social Care (including Education), Probation, and Health. Its main aim is to prevent and reduce offending by children and young people aged between 10 and 18 in the City.