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Safeguarding for Learners

WM College takes its Safeguarding & Prevent responsibilities seriously.  We fully recognise our responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of everyone studying and working at the College. 

It you are a current learner and are concerned about:

  • Abuse
  • Bullying
  • Harassment
  • Neglect
  • Personal Safety

Report It

Safeguarding@wmcollege.ac.uk

020 7255 4758

If you are in College and need immediate help, speak to your tutor or Curriculum Manager or go to Reception and ask to speak to a member of the Safeguarding Team.

A copy of our Safeguarding & Prevent Policy and Procedures can be found here:

https://www.wmcollege.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Safeguarding-and-Prevent-Policy-2020-21-2.pdf


Out of Hours Safeguarding Guidance

Do you need urgent help while you are not at college?

Are you worried about yourself, a friend or a relative?

Please use this guide as there are places that can help…

If you are feeling generally unwell, and this can include mental as well as physical health issues, and you cannot be treated by over the counter medicines at home then your first port of call should be your GP who will talk to you about what will be most helpful and can refer you to the appropriate source of support.

However, if it is an emergency, for example:

  • You or someone in your household are in immediate danger of harm
  • You or someone in your household are seriously ill

Then call the emergency services (dial 999 and ask for the police or ambulance service) or visit Accident and Emergency at your local hopsital or a Police Station if there is one nearby.

If it is not an emergency, but you require police presence, call 101

Metropolitan Police website https://www.met.police.uk

If you need to raise a concern about yourself or a child/young person under 18 or up to 25 with a learning difficulty or disability, contact social services:

Camden Council Adult Social Care Information & Access team 

Camden Children and Families Contact Service (formerly MASH)

If you require any other borough, please search the internet for social services with the name of the relevant borough.


Useful Resources – Camden

Camden Domestic Violence Support:

ASB Support offers practical and emotional support to those affected by Anti-Social Behaviour and can be contacted on 020 7506 3224

Safer Neighbourhood Teams:

St Pancras and Somers Town – 020 8721 2810

StPrancras.Somerstown.SNT@met.police.uk

Kentish Town – 020 8721 2695

KentishTown.SNT@met.police.uk

Local police stations: 

  • Islington Police Station, 2 Tolpuddle Street, N1 0YY
  • Kentish Town Police Station, 10-12A Holmes Road, NW5 3AE

Camden Council Hate Crime Concerns

CommunitySafety@camden.gov.uk


Other Useful Resources

NSPCC Helpline, telephone 0808 800 5000

Childline, telephone 0800 1111

Age UK Camden 020 7239 0400/ www.ageuk.org.uk

MIND Camden 020 7241 8999/ www.mindincamden.org.uk

Samaritans 116123 (Freephone)

Struggling to cope? Text SHOUT to 85258

Citizens Advicehttps://www.citizensadvice.org.uk

  • Camden Branch – 141a Robert Street, LONDON, NW1 3QT

Victim Support | 0808 1689111 | https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/


Domestic Abuse

Refuge – Freephone 0808 2000 247 (24 hours) https://www.refuge.org.uk/

Womens Aid – live chat https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

Mens Advice Line – Freephone  0808 8010327https://mensadviceline.org.uk/

Everyman Projectwww.everymanproject.co.uk

LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – Freephone 0800 999 5428 – http://www.galop.org.uk/domesticabuse

Action on Elder Abuse – Freephone 0808 808 8141 – www.elderabuse.org.uk

CAMDEN
44 Crowndale Road
NW1 1TR
Tel: 020 7255 4700
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk
KENTISH TOWN
7 Leighton Place
NW5 2QL
Tel: 020 7241 8572
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk