Children's Helplines


Children's helplines providing help for those in distress or in need of counselling.

    ChildLine
    The free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call them to talk about any problem - counsellors are always here to help you sort it out
    0800 1111

    NSPCC
    NSPCC Child Protection Helpline (Offers advice and support to anyone concerned about the welfare of a child, a confidential and free service open 24hrs)
    0808 800 5000

    SupportLine
    Confidential emotional support for children, young adults and adults
    020 8554 9004

    ChatDanger
    A site all about the potential dangers on interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and on mobiles.

    Childnet International
    A non-profit organisation working with others to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children
    London
    SE4 2PD
    020 7639 6967

    CAFCASS
    Looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings. It works with children and their families, and then advises the courts on what it considers to be in the children's best interests
    London
    E14 9SH
    020 7510 7000

    Get Connected
    Get Connected is the free, confidential helpline for anyone under 25, finding you the best help with any issue and offering a free connection to the service you need.
    0808 808 4994 ( 1pm - 11pm )

    The Hideout
    Provides help, information and support for children and young people - whether you're currently living with violence, you've experienced violence in the past or if you know someone else going through it and you're looking for help and information
    0808 2000 247

    Mosac
    A voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. They provide support, advice, information and counselling following the discovery of sexual abuse.
    London
    SE10 8JA
    0800 980 1958

    Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
    Works across the UK and maximises international links to tackle child sex abuse wherever and whenever it happens. Providing internet safety advice for parents and carers and delivering a virtual police station for reporting abuse on the internet.
    London
    SW1V 2WG
    0870 000 3344


    Family Matters
    A registered charity that has been in existence for 15 years that provides a helpline and free one to one counselling for men, women and children of all ages who have survived childhood sexual abuse, rape or sexual assault
    01474 537392