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Gangs - NSPCC

Gangs – NSPCC a support service available by NSPCC that helps parents look out for signs to may indicate their children have joined a gang.

The helpline offers advice and support to parents.

These are not any definite signs but there are a few things as a parent that you can look out for include:

  • going missing from school;
  • getting into trouble at school and;
  • becoming secretive.

Young people join gangs for many reasons, to feel a sense of belonging, status and power that comes within the gang. For more information please visit the website or call the NSPCC helpline.

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Last updated: 27 Oct 2020

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