Many young people worry about crime and being safe when they’re out in the neighbourhood. 

 

To find advice on some basic things you can do to keep yourself safe check out these websites:

Metropolitan Police ‘Safe’ – Travel Safety

The Police ‘Safe’ website provides advice on safer transport, planning your journey and staying safe whilst travelling in London.

http://safe.met.police.uk/travel_safety/get_the_facts.html

 

NSPCC

Provides a guide to when your child’s old enough to be out on their own, and how to teach them to keep safe while they’re away.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/staying-safe-away-from-home/

 

If you are a Victim or Witness of crime

If you are a victim of crime, or you see a crime happening, you need to tell someone and report it.  You should report it to the Police on the non-emergency number 101.  In an emergency always dial 999.  

If a crime has happened to you, or you have witnessed a crime and you feel scared, you can get help.  You can phone Victim Support on 0845 30 30 900 or visit their website. https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/

NSPCC
NHS South London
Met Police
NHS Croydon Health Services
NHS Croydon Clinical
Safer London