Get advice and support

Talk to our experts on 0808 800 5000 if you're worried about a child or need advice or information about child protection

If you're worried about a child, or you work with children and need advice or information, call our helpline on 0808 800 5000 - we're here Monday to Friday 8am – 10pm or 9am – 6pm at the weekends.

Update: Due to recent technical difficulties with emails sent to and webforms submitted on our online reporting form, we are currently experiencing a high volume of demand for our online services. If you are worried about a child, or need advice, we would encourage you to call us on 0808 800 5000 to discuss your concerns so we can provide you with the right support as quickly as possible.

How we can help

Worried about a child?

We understand that sometimes it’s hard to know what to do or whether to report a concern or not. We can help you spot signs of danger and give you advice to prevent abuse and protect children.

Whatever your worry, you can ask us.

Call us or email

0808 800 5000

Report a concern

If you think a child is in immediate danger

Don't delay – call the police on 999, or call us on 0808 800 5000, straight away.

Call the FGM helpline

If you are worried a child is at risk of, or is a victim of, FGM contact the NSPCC FGM helpline anonymously 24/7.

0800 028 3550

Or email