help & support
Keeping Children and Young People Safe
HELP AND SUPPORT
For immediate or out of hours crisis please contact the following national helplines.
Please note: these services are independent of No Whispers CIC. These organisations are widely
recognised for offering support services.
Child line – a child or young person can contact Child line any time of the day or night about
anything for one-to-one chat online, on the phone or email.
Call free 0800 1111 email childline.org.uk
NSPCC – National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children 0808 800 5000
Operating between the hours of 10 am – 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. You can email help@NSPCC.org.uk at any
time. It’s free and you don’t have to say who you are. If you think a child is in immediate danger,
please call the police on 999.
CEOP – Child Exploitation Online Protection
Worried about online child sexual abuse?
You can report to CEOP ceop.police.uk/safety-centre
The Lucy Faithful Foundation
STOP IT Now! Confidential helpline 0808 1000 900.
The Stop It Now! helpline is an anonymous and confidential service available to anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse.
A national mental health charity providing advice and support to anyone with a mental health
problem. Infoline: 0300 123 3393
(lines are open 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Monday – Friday (except bank holidays)
Whatever you’re going through, you can call the Samaritans any time, from any phone for FREE.
The Survivors Trust
A national umbrella agency for specialist rape and sexual abuse support organisations for women,
men, young people, and children. The helpline offers advice, information, and support.
Victim support helps anyone affected by crime. Not only those who experience it directly, but also
their friends, family and any other people involved.
It doesn’t matter when the crime took place, or whether you’ve reported it to the police. You
can get help at any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Victim support are independent from the police, and their support is free and confidential.
National rape and sexual abuse Helpline 0808 802 9999
(lines are open 12 noon – 2.30 p/m/ and 7.00 – 9.30 p.m. every day of the year)
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) 0808 801 0331
A national charity offering support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including
physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect.
REPORTING A CONCERN
If you think someone is at immediate risk or harm, call 999.
If you think someone is at risk but it is not an emergency, call the police on 101 or contact social
services via your local authority. For more information see
Barnardo’s National Counter Trafficking Service
Children are being trafficked and exploited for forced labour, criminal exploitation, sexual
exploitation, financial exploitation, domestic servitude, and organ harvesting. Exploitation takes
place in many ways and in many places.
Free confidential 24/7 UK National Helpline for advice and help for everyone.
Run by the Charity Unseen UK. 08000 121 700
Reporting crimes 100% anonymously
0800 555 111
Fearless enables young people to pass on information about crime 100% anonymously.
PACE – Parents Against Child Exploitation
Supporting parents and carers whose children are being exploited by offenders outside of the family
Maggie Oliver Foundation
Helping survivors of sexual abuse move on with their lives.