Dedicated helplines

We run dedicated helplines for anyone worried about a child and provide advice on child protection.

NSPCC dedicated helplines

You can contact our dedicated helplines to discuss any concerns or get advice and support. You can also contact our helpline if you're worried a child is being radicalised, is involved in or at risk from gangs or any other child safety concern. Call 0808 800 5000 or email

We've partnered with the British Athletes Commission (BAC) to provide a dedicated helpline to support anyone with safeguarding concerns in British Gymnastics. If you have any concerns about bullying or abuse within gymnastics, you can talk to one our professional counsellors by calling us on 0800 056 0566 or by emailing  The helpline is open 8am-10pm Monday to Friday and 10am-6pm on weekends - or you can email anytime.

For those who want to report abuse related to the Church of England, an extension of our NSPCC helpline service offers advice and statuary referrals. Information will only be shared if the referrer gives express permission.

Call 0800 80 20 20 or via

Our helpline offering advice, information and support to anyone concerned that a child's welfare is at risk because of female genital mutilation. Call 0800 028 3550 or email

Our free helpline offers advice and support to anyone who experienced sexual abuse as a young footballer. Call 0800 023 2642.

You can speak to us if you're worried a child or young person is involved in or at risk from gangs. Contact us 24 hours a day by email or our online reporting form. You can also call us on 0808 800 5000 Monday to Friday 8am – 10pm or 9am – 6pm at the weekends.

If you're worried about radicalisation, don't wait until you're certain. Contact us 24 hours a day by email or our online reporting form. You can also call us on 0808 800 5000 Monday to Friday 8am – 10pm or 9am – 6pm at the weekends.

We're working with the Department of Education to provide a bespoke helpline for children and young people who've experienced abuse at school, and for worried adults and professionals that need support and guidance. If you are concerned about something, you can contact the NSPCC helpline Report Abuse in Education on 0800 136 663 or email

The Whistleblowing Advice Line offers free advice and support to professionals with concerns about how child protection issues are being handled in their own or another organisation.

Call 0800 028 0285, email or find out more about the Whistleblowing Advice Line.

Organisations' and agencies' helplines

These helplines have been established in partnership with organisations as part of their general child protection procedures.

This helpline forms part of the FA's Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures. We can assist professionals, parents and carers, and the public, to report concerns for children who may be at risk due to football-related activity.

Call 0808 800 5000.

Our helpline can provide advice, support and information to callers from the Falklands Islands. Call 28888.

For Girlguiding staff and volunteers with child protection concerns.

Call 0808 800 5000.