Volunteers visit victims of crime at home and offer emotional support and practical assistance.
|Helpline :||08 08 16 89 111 (Support line operates 24/7, every day of the year, including Christmas.)|
The NSPCC is the UK’s leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. They provide a free 24-hour Child Protection Helpline that provides information, advice, and counselling to anyone concerned about a child’s safety.
KidsOut is based in Bedfordshire works to help children and young people disadvantaged through poverty or rural isolation, particularly those forced to seek sanctuary in refuge. In collaboration with various partner charities and corporate supporters, it offers a range of high-profile support schemes nationally.
Childline is the UK’s free, confidential 24-hour helpline, online (email or 1-2-1 counsellor chat) or by phone for children in distress or danger. Childline helps anyone under 19 with any issue they are going through. Trained volunteer counsellors’ comfort, advise and protect children and young people who may feel they have nowhere else to turn. The telephone lines can be busy at times, but all calls will be answered, emails will be responded to as soon as possible – usually within 24 hours, however it can take longer at peak times. When contacting the helpline Childline make sure individuals are safe. A number of questions will be asked regarding where individuals are and who they are with, as well as how they are feeling. This can help understand the situation the individual may be in.