Useful links and resources
We’ve pulled together a list of useful links to websites and resources on rights and the UNCRC.
UNCRC Symbols Resource
What is it?
This resource is designed to be used as a tool to communicate children’s rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) using symbols and simplified text.
It was created jointly by the Children’s Commissioner’s in England, Scotland and Wales and children and young people from those countries.
The resource is for use by adults working with children in a wide range of settings. Adults who might find it useful include:
- parents and carers,
- support workers,
- youth workers, and
Please contact the office if you would like to receive a hard copy pack of these resources.
Who is it for?
This resource is for use with children and young people who are non-verbal, have speech and language difficulties, additional support needs, or very young children.
However, the resource is flexible, and can be used in many ways to engage with a variety of children and young people about the UNCRC.
How do I get it?
The resources are available to download below.
This is a YouTube video playlist explaining rights for very young children.
This is a YouTube video playlist explaining every right under the UNCRC in British Sign Language (BSL), along with other relevant information. These videos were created by the Children’s Commissioner in Wales.
Childline: 0800 1111
Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you (as a child or young person) can talk about anything. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, Childline is available for you, online, on the phone, anytime.
Calls from Jersey may be chargeable from mobiles and the number will appear on your mobile bill. To call Childline free from Jersey, try using a landline or phone box.
You can find out how to contact Childline online by visiting their website here.
Childline is available:
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
MASH: 01534 519000
If you have a concern about a child in Jersey, please contact the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).
You can also email MASH at enquiries-MASH@gov.je.
MASH working hours are 8:30am- 5pm Monday to Thursday; and 8:30am- 4:30pm on Friday.
An out-of-hours service will operate at other times: the duty social worker can be reached by contacting either the Police on 612612, or via the Hospital Switchboard on 442000.