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 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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, text 88858 or email help@nspcc.org.uk

0808 800 5000

Report a concern

Information Service

Our free service for people who work with children can help you find the latest policy, practice, research and news on child protection and related subjects.

For more information, call us or email help@nspcc.org.uk.

0808 800 5000

Submit an enquiry

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.

Child Trafficking Advice Centre

If you work with children or young people who may have been trafficked into the UK, contact our specialist service for information and advice.

Call us or email help@nspcc.org.uk for more information.

0808 800 5000

Find out more about CTAC

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 fgmhelp@nspcc.org.uk

Expert training and consultancy

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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Child protection: an introduction course

Take this online training course and you'll learn how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare. Cost: £20
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