Ask for ANI (Action Needed Immediately) is a codeword scheme developed by the Home Office to...Read More
We're committed to protecting vulnerable people, providing victim support and encouraging the reporting of domestic abuse and hate crime.
Domestic Abuse will affect 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men in their lifetime, this leads to, on average 2 women being murdered each week (and 30 men per year), this accounts for approximately 16% of all violent crime and has more repeat victims than any other crime (on average, there would have been 35 assaults before a victim calls the police).
Elderly & Vulnerable
We're committed to protecting the elderly and vulnerable residents of Colchester by providing a range of projects and initiatives.
Smishing — using smart phone texts to phish for victims’ confidential information — is soaring, and it’s more dangerous than email phishing. Phishing, the scam that involves tricking people into giving...Read More
Children & Education
We're committed to protecting young people in Colchester through education and awareness-raising events.
Barnardo’s Support Services Barnardo’s have developed Dice in partnership with young people, parents and practitioners to enable a variety of organisations to deliver programmes to parents in their locality. The Dice...Read More
The Essex Safeguarding Children Board, alongside Southend and Thurrock Safeguarding Children Partnerships, are re-launching their Child Exploitation ‘Parents, Did You Know’ Campaign, working with local authorities...Read More