For Domestic Violence, Female Genital Mutilation, Rape and Sexual Abuse, Trafficking, Slavery, Forced Marriage and Exploitation, and organisations including preventing harmful sexual behaviour please visit the Abuses page
Abuse in Education
NSPCC helpline for children and young people who have experienced abuse at school. Support and guidance for worried adults and professionals.
Helpline 0800 136 663 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm)
Support information for young people about abuse and unacceptable behaviour
Child Exploitation and Online Protection work towards eradicating the sexual abuse of children; part of UK policing helping to track and find offenders.
ChildLine offer confidential support to young people up to the age of 18.
Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours a day) 1-2-1 Chat online (available 24 hours a day)
Information, advice and support for all involved with children in a sport situation.
Working to protect babies and young children from being shaken and harmed. Provides information about infant crying being normal and how comforting methods can help.
Anyone who has uncovered child sexual abuse images or videos on the internet can report them anonymously and confidentially to IWF.
Support for non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.
Helpline: 0800 980 1958 (lines open Monday, Thursday & Friday 10am – 2pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 10am – 6pm)
Providing confidential help and support with recovery, no matter when the abuse took place.
Helpline: 0808 801 0331 (lines open Monday - Thursday 10am - 9pm, Friday 10am - 6pm)
NSPCC provide confidential advice to anyone worried about the safety or welfare of a child. Services are available in several languages, as well as for deaf and hard of hearing people.
Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm)
Works alongside parents and carers of children who are – or are at risk of – being exploited by those external to the family.
PANTS is a campaign from the NSPCC that helps parents communicate with their children about protection from abuse. Downloadable guides are available.
What to do if you’re worried that a child or young person is at risk or is being abused or neglected.
Counselling service for survivors in Scotland of childhood sexual abuse and family members who may have been affected.
A Christian organisation aiming to safeguard children and vulnerable adults affected by abuse.
Helpline: 0303 003 1111 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
NSPCC information on grooming and how it happens.