Support for children, young adults and adults including those affected by sexual, emotional and physical abuse.
01708 765200


Help for adults concerned about a child.
0808 800 5000


Line for children to talk about anything. No problem is too big or too small.
0800 1111

Stop It Now!

Confidential helpline for discussing concerns about child sexual abuse.

0808 1000 900

Learning disability

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

For families & professionals caring for children & adults with severe learning disabilities & challenging behaviour.
0300 666 0126

National Autistic Society

For impartial, confidential advice and support on autism for anyone affected by, or researching autism.
0808 800 4104

Sexual abuse

The Survivors Trust

Support & advice for anyone who has experienced rape or sexual abuse.
0808 801 0818

MOSAC (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

Supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.
0800 980 1958

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

Support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.
0808 801 0331

Elder abuse

Action on Elder Abuse

Help and advice on all aspects of elder abuse.
080 8808 8141

National Dementia Helpline

Information, support and advice about dementia.

Domestic abuse

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Freephone 24hr national domestic violence helpline.
England: 0808 2000 247

Bright Sky UK

A directory of resources to help you find support in your area.

Start here.

Abuse in sport

NSPCC dedicated footballers’ hotline

Free helpline for adults who experiences sexual abuse as a young footballer.
0800 023 2642

Mental health


Support for people with mild to severe mental health difficulties.
0300 012 0012

Mind Infoline

Information on mental health and where to get help.
0300 123 3393



A free helpline for people concerned about their drinking, or someone else’s.
0300 123 1110


Friendly, confidential advice about drugs and drug use.
0300 123 6600



Information, advice, support and advocacy services in England – to help your voice be heard.
0300 456 2370


If you need support, VoiceAbility will help you to speak up and be heard, have rights respects & be at the heart of decisions.


Victim Support

For anyone affected by crime in England or Wales.
08 08 16 89 111


Emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicide.
08457 90 90 90 (24hrs)

Stop Hate Crime

Reporting + support for victims, witnesses & third parties.
0800 138 1625

Find your local safeguarding adults board

You can always contact your local Adult Services/Safeguarding Adults Team to discuss a concern and obtain advice.

Access our safeguarding adults board directory.