Redcar & Cleveland College is committed to safeguarding our students. This commitment is shown throughout our College’s values.
We have dedicated welfare and safeguarding officers at Redcar & Cleveland College, who are there to support students’ wellbeing. Students’ physical and mental health can affect their learning. The specialist welfare and safeguarding team are available as a first point of contact for all our students who have concerns about any aspect o their home or college life. We offer information, advice and guidance on a range of issues including:
Abuse, domestic abuse, neglect
Bullying including cyber bullying
We have access to many external support agencies and we can signpost students to relevant services, where applicable.
Your Safeguarding Team
We have dedicated Safeguarding and Welfare Officers who work across sites and liaise with the Local Safeguarding and Children’s Board and other agencies to ensure you stay safe.
You can contact your college safeguarding officer by using the numbers below.
Helen Jenkinson (Bede Sixth Form College) - 07792 475 888
Alice Reid (Stockton Riverside College) - 07970 982 324
Tracey Laycock (The Skills Academy) - 07717724870
David Laycock (NETA Training) - 07818 242 949
Tracy Williams (Redcar and Cleveland College) - 07967 657 577
Police, Ambulance, Fire Brigade EMERGENCY: 999
Police Non-emergency: 101
Medical Non-emergency: 111
Starfish – Emotional wellbeing: 01642 672987
Samaritans (Text): Having A Crisis? Under 25? Text: THEMIXHELP to 85258
Kooth – An anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service tailored to students under 18 years of age, open 365 days per year. www.kooth.com
Homeless Redcar and Cleveland Council: 01287 612444
Out of hours emergencies: 01642 771300
Addiction substance misuse: 0300 303 3781
Foodbanks For information on Food Bank opening days, where to get vouchers and collection sites, please call: Redcar Area: Head office, 10 Queen Street TS10 1DY 01642 484842 Locations of other areas can be found on: https://redcararea.foodbank.org.uk