Away from home

Starting school or work can be a scary step for both children and parents. We've got advice and tips to help keep them safe - wherever they are.

Staying home alone

We have advice to help you decide when your child is ready to be left alone and how to keep them safe when you aren’t there.

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Worried about a child?

Contact our trained helpline counsellors for help, advice and support.

0808 800 5000

Report a concern

Report Abuse in Education helpline

We’ve launched a dedicated helpline for children and young people who have experienced abuse at school, and for worried adults and professionals that need support and guidance, including for non-recent abuse. Call our new NSPCC helpine, Report Abuse in Education on 0800 136 663 or email help@nspcc.org.uk