Our work increasingly focuses on preventing abuse. So that means we have to do everything we can to understand it and find the best ways to
keep children safe.
Child abuse and neglect
Whether you're a parent, worried about a child you know or work with children as part of your job, we all have a part to play in keeping them safe. Find out more about the types of child abuse, how to look out for a child's safety, the child protection system and the latest research and resources in child protection.
Bullying and cyberbullying
The child protection system
Child protection system
Legal definition of a child and their rights by law
Children in care
We help children rebuild their lives, and find ways to prevent abuse from ruining any more
Our helpline is staffed 24 hours a day by professional counsellors who are ready to to do whatever they can to protect children.
ChildLine’s here for children and young people, whatever their worry, whenever they need help.
Helping children and families
We offer all kinds of support in every community in the UK, from antenatal care for new parents to helping mums and children recover from domestic abuse.
We research, learn from experts around the world, and design services that give children and families the best possible help.
Standing up for children
We speak up for children. So if a law needs to change, or if more needs to be done to protect children, we demand it.