Preventing extremism

2. Information for parents, carers and families

Below are details of organisations and initiatives that you may find helpful as parents, carers or families.

Educate Against Hate

This website gives parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.


The NSPP offer a free, 24-hour helpline to provide support to adults who have concerns about children and young people being radicalised or who need advice on how to talk to their children about issues related to terrorism. Telephone 0808 800 5000

The Times and the NSCP- How should you talk to your children about terrorism?

Let's Talk About It

An initiative designed to provide practical help and guidance to the public in order to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

Project Griffin

Project Griffin: Protect yourself, your staff, your business and your community (external website)

A police initiative to protect our cities and communities from the threat of terrorism. Project Griffin brings together and coordinates the resources of the police, emergency services, local authorities, business and private sector security industry.

FAST – Families Against Stress and Trauma

UK-based organisation created in 2007 to help families affected by a loved one travelling to Syria and Iraq. They provide support to vulnerable families and individuals because they understand the pain and distress it causes to those left behind. FAST believes that families matter and families make a difference.

Bucks Safeguarding Children Board

Provides advice for families on radicalisation including 'what do I need to know' and 'what do I need to look out for'.

Bucks Safeguarding Adults Board

Provides advice for carers and families on adult exploitation.

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Last updated: 6 May 2021

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