Are you a child or young person?
If you’ve been affected by sexual abuse, you can call Childline for free advice and support on 0800 1111
Open 24 hours a day
You don’t have to give your name. The Childline number won’t show up on your phone bill if you call from a landline or from most mobile networks.
Or you can chat to a counsellor online or send an email – full details here: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/contacting-childline/
Are you an adult who experienced sexual abuse as a child?
If you are an adult who experienced sexual abuse as a child and would like to talk to someone about it you can contact the organisations below:
National Association for People Abused in Childhood –0808 801 0331
Open 10am – 9pm Monday to Thursday, 10am – 6pm on Friday.
NAPAC offer specialist support
For more information please see our website: https://napac.org.uk/
Rape Crisis helpline – 0808 802 9999
Open 12am – 2.30pm and 7 – 9.30pm.
Call to speak to a trained worker, who can also tell you where your nearest services are located if you would like face-to-face support or counselling.
Online helpline for men who have experienced sexual abuse as a child or adult.
Monday – Sunday
12 pm – 8 pm
SMS: 020 3322 1860
Whatsapp: 07491 816064
The Survivors Trust
Find help, support and advice in your area: Survivors Trust directory of services.
Are you concerned that a child or young person may be being abused?
If you are an adult who is concerned that a child or young person may be being abused call the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000 (open 24 hours a day). You can remain anonymous if you wish.
You can also make a report online: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/report-abuse/
In an emergency:
Call the Police on 999
If you think a crime has been committed:
Call the police on 101
Crimestoppers is an independent charity who will not want your name, just your information. Your call will not be traced or recorded and you do not have to go to court or give a statement.
If you have any information relating to any crime you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their website: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/