Services and resources

Get child protection research, tools and resources for professionals, learn what works in our Impact and Evidence hub and find services for children and families.

Helping professionals protect children

We work directly with children and families in service centres across the UK. We collaborate with frontline professionals and researchers to find innovative solutions and evaluate what works. We provide training courses delivered by our experts nationwide and online. And we can help you find the latest policy, practice, research or news – whether you're researching a particular therapy or preparing a court report. 

Research and resources

Read our latest research, leaflets, guidance and evaluations that share what we've learned from our services for children and families.
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Get expert training and consultancy

Grow your child protection knowledge and skills with CPD certified courses delivered by our experts nationwide and online.
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Information service

Do you work with children? We can help you find the latest policy, practice, research and news on child protection and related subjects.

Statistics on child abuse

How many children are affected by abuse? Is it increasing or decreasing? Find the latest facts and statistics.

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Research reports published in 2017

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2017.

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Research reports published in 2016

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2016.

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Factsheets and briefings

Short introductions to child protection, child abuse and safeguarding topics.

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Preventing abuse and neglect

Preventing child neglect

Child neglect can be prevented. Learn more about how together, we can protect children across the UK. 

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Child abuse and neglect

Find out what child abuse is, how to spot the signs, who is affected and what you should do if you're worried about a child.

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Child protection in the UK

How the systems and laws of the UK and its 4 nations work to keep children safe from abuse and harm.

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Case reviews

Find out how to find published reports and what learning comes from case reviews around safeguarding children.
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