ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. If you are an adult and are worried about a child, please contact the NSPCC Helpline. For answers to other frequently asked questions please see our information for adults.
The NSPCC is inspired by a belief that we can make a difference for all children. That's why we aim to end cruelty to children in the UK. Even if it takes many generations to realise it, we achieve much more for children by having this inspirational vision.
Children's social care emergency and out of hours service — 0300 123 4043
Adult's social care emergency and out of hours service — 0300 123 4042
Urgent and 24 hour Protection for Children and Adults — 0845 606 1212
CCPAS (The Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service) is the only independent Christian safeguarding charity. We exist to safeguard both children and vulnerable adults throughout the UK. We also work to help those throughout the UK who are, or have been, affected by child abuse and similar issues.
UK Charity addressing elder abuse within people's own homes (whether by family, friends or paid staff), within sheltered housing, and within care homes and hospitals.
Help for anyone who wants to prevent abuse-including if you are worried about your own actions.
Free phone 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline
A web resource that provides information about domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental health issues.
Tips on keeping children safe from medications, harmful chemicals, electrical appliances and much more...
A comprehensive site containing the latest information from the Methodist Connexion.
The latest information from the Beds,Essex and Herts Methodist District Safeguarding Team.
The latest information from the United Reformed Church main website.
The latest information from the URC Eastern Synod Website.
A comprehensive site containing the latest information from the Anglican Diocese of St Albans.
A comprehensive site containing the latest information from the Anglican Diocese of Chelmsford.