If you've witnessed an assault or think a child is in immediate danger contact the police on 999 or call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 without delay.
If you're worried about a child but unsure, contact the NSPCC helpline for advice. You can discuss your concerns with our trained counsellors who will assess the information you give them and can take action on your behalf, if necessary. Alternatively, you can contact your local police or children's services.
UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. The free helpline is for anyone, children or adults, concerned about a child at risk of abuse. The NSPCC also runs high profile campaigns for children's rights, such as Full Stop, and administers 180 regional teams and projects, and conducts research into child abuse and its effects.
ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. You can contact ChildLine in these ways: You can phone on 0800 1111, send us an email, have a 1-2-1 chat with us, send a message to Ask Sam and you can post messages to the ChildLine message boards. You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you are feeling scared or out of control or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine.
Whatever your problem or concern we are here to support you. All problems, whether big or small, will be answered with the same level of care and concern. Your call will be treated as confidential and you can remain anonymous.
Mosac is a voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. We provide various types of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse.
Abuse thrives in an atmosphere of secrecy and taboo. The Stop it Now! UK & Ireland campaign aims to stop child sexual abuse by encouraging abusers and potential abusers to seek help and by giving adults the information they need to protect children effectively. Stop it Now! believes sexual abuse is preventable and challenges adults to create a society that no longer tolerates the sexual abuse of children.
If you have been subjected to male rape or sexual abuse, one of your biggest challenges will be taking the decision to talk to someone. At Survivors UK we know this can seem an enormous and daunting step. Anxiety and fear are among the most common emotions experienced by the abused. But these feelings do become easier and people can, and do, successfully go on to explore their past and its links with today in making sense of recurring problems. We offer emotional support by our Chat Service and SMS and we’ll do our best to point you in the right direction.
NAPAC (National Association of People Abuse in Childhood)
We are the only national organisation focused on supporting adults who have been abused in any way as children. We know that most children who are abused don't talk about it until they become adults, and NAPAC exists to support survivors of child abuse when want to talk and receive support.
Safeline is a specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse* and to support those affected in their recovery. We provide a comprehensive range of services for people affected by sexual abuse.
National helplines and online support (text, chat, email), providing immediate emotional support, information and advice to anyone affected by sexual abuse or rape. Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs), providing emotional and practical support for those individuals who choose to report the abuse to the police. Family members and friends of abuse survivors can also use Safeline’s services. Face-to-face services are provided across the whole of Warwickshire and surrounding areas, Helpline and online support services and training provisions are offered throughout the UK.
The Survivors Trust is a national umbrella agency for over 120 specialist voluntary sector agencies providing a range of counselling, therapeutic and support services working with women, men and children who are victims and survivors of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse.
One in Four offers a voice to and support for people who have experienced sexual abuse and sexual violence. Research has consistently shown that one in four children will experience sexual abuse before the age of 18. We exist to give voice to the experience of people who have been sexually abused and to provide a space which by its very existence challenges feelings of shame and self blame. The organisation became a registered charity in July 2000 and currently operates nationally in the UK from its London offices. It provides support and resources to people who have experienced sexual abuse, regardless of gender.
This is the joint website of Women Against Rape and Black Women's Rape Action Project. Both organisations are based on self-help and provide support, legal information and advocacy. We campaign for justice and protection for all women and girls, including asylum seekers, who have suffered sexual, domestic and/or racist violence.
If you have been subjected to male rape or sexual abuse, one of your biggest challenges will be taking the decision to talk to someone. At Survivors UK we know this can seem an enormous and daunting step. Anxiety and fear are among the most common emotions experienced by the abused. But these feelings do become easier and people can, and do, successfully go on to explore their past and its links with today in making sense of recurring problems. The helpline is for adult men (18 and over) who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or adult sexual assault / rape, as well as their partners and carers. Sometimes callers may feel confused and are not sure if they have been sexually assaulted or not, but our helpline is still here to support you. We offer emotional support by telephone but if you call our helpline and we’re not the right service for you, we’ll do our best to point you in the right direction.