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

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.  

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