Halton are adopting a new initiative to try and tackle the growing problem of speech and communication difficulties.
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We have now also introduced ChatHealth which is an online service that parents, and young people can use to obtain advice and support.
The service is also operating a one front door system that parents and young people can access and this is another way of getting help and support: Runcorn 01928 593056
Details of the new dedicated NSPCC helpline for people who have experienced sexual harassment or abuse in education. The number is 0800 136 663. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/about-us/news-opinion/2021/sexual-abuse-victims-schools-helpline/
The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre
The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre provides specialist trauma focussed counselling for children and young people aged 5 and above in Runcorn and Widnes.
For support with the criminal justice system they have Independent Sexual Violence Advisors.
You can directly refer using the following links:
Self-Referral - https://www.dpmscloud.com/external/referralformselfcheshirerc
Professional Referral - https://www.dpmscloud.com/external/referralformorgcheshirerc
Or ring 0330 363 0063 to speak to a specialist advisor.