Textphone for deaf and hard of hearing people 0800 056 0566
If you have any concerns about a child, call the NSPCC Child Protection Helpline,
A free 24 hour service that provides advice to anyone concerned about a child at risk of abuse. You can call anonymously.
NSPCC Child Protection
Helpline: 0808 800 500
NSPCC Asian Child Protection
Helpline 0800 096 7719
(Mon-Fri 11am – 7pm)
NSPCC Cymru/Wales Child Protection
Helpline 0808 100 2524
(Mon-Fri 10am – 6pm, billingual Welsh/English Service)
ChildLine provides a free, confidential, UK wide phone counselling service for any child with any problem, 24 hours a day, every day. Children and young people can also write to ChildLine using the Freepost address.
Helpline 0800 1111
Address: ChildLine, Freepost 1111, London N1 OBR
Home-Start recruits and trains volunteers to support parents with young children at home, across the whole of the UK.
Helpline: 0800 068 63 68
National Child Protection Helpline (Scotland)
The helpline provides information to the public about what steps to take if they are concerned about a child and may be contacted 24 hours a day.
Helpline: 0800 022 3222
Parents Advice Centre (Northern Ireland)
The centre provides help, support and guidance to parents on any family problem.
The service is available in Northern Ireland.
Helpline: 0808 8010 722
Website: Parenting NI
Parentline Plus is the free, confidential helpline for anyone in a parenting role in England and Wales, including step-parents and those experiencing family change.
Helpline: 0808 800 2222
Textphone: 0800 783 6783
In an emergency (eg, if you see a child being abused), call the police on 999.
You will find details of your local authority, council or trust at Welcome to GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) or in your local telephone directory. Alternatively, try your local library, a telephone helpline service or the Citizens Advice Bureau at: www.cab.org.uk
Government services and information www.gov.uk
- Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB): Swindon 528303