Staying Safe

Personal Safety

Date Rape - Date rape is when someone puts drugs in your drink in order to take advantage of you when your senses are distorted by the drugs. There are some measures you can take to prevent yourself from being a victim of date rape. 

Online Dating Safety - Online dating and social networking sites are getting more and more popular. But how safe are they and how safe is your information?

Protecting your Mobile Phone - Knowing how to protect your mobile and keep it safe will save you a lot of inconvenience and stress.

Staying Safe Online - It's important that if you're using the internet, you know how to stay safe. You should never give out any personal information when you're online, no matter who you think you're talking to.

Identity Theft - Identity theft is when somebody steals your name and other personal information to commit fraud.

Cash Machines 8 Ways to Stay Safe - Cash machines are generally very safe to use however LINK has put together a guide on what to look out for when using any cash machine.


What is homelessness? - You don't have to be sleeping on the streets to be classed as homeless. Find out here what other situations are classed as homelessness.

Homeless and in need of healthcare? - Cornwall Health for Homeless provides health care for single homeless people who may otherwise not prioritise their health or register with a GP.


The Highway Code - This version has been adapted for online use from the Department for Transport's current printed version of the Highway Code.

Safe Driving Tips - Essential advice from The Association of British Drivers about queue safety, autumn driving, motorway driving, driving after rainfall etc.

Motorcycle Safety - Essential advice from The Association of British Drivers about handling your motorcycle.

Txting whilst Driving - The film that will stop you txting and driving.


Childline (child protection) 0800 1111
Cornwall Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (sexual abuse) [email protected]
Esteem (male domestic violence) 01872 226981
NSPCC (child protection) 0808 800 5000
St Petrocs Society (homelessness) 01872 270124
Truro Young Womens Centre (homelessness) 01872 260847
12 and 1 Christian Trust (homelessness, addiction) 01637 860363
New Connection Resource Centre (homelessness) 01209 722485
Womens Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (sexual abuse) 01208 77099
Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247
Victim Support 0845 30 30 900
Voluntary Car Scheme (West Cornwall Community Wheels) 01736 757364