In an emergency

If you – or someone you know – are in immediate danger, call the police on 999.

Children and young people

If you need to talk to someone, you can call Childline on 0800 1111.

This is a free and confidential 24-hour helpline where you can talk about anything that's worrying you.

Adults concerned about a child or young person

If you have concerns about a child's safety or welfare, call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000. 

For mental health support 

Our practitioners suggest:

Young Minds' helpline for parents and carers's online support for young people





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Find a Barnardo's service in your area

We run over 1000 services for children, families and young people all over the UK.

For some of these services you'll need somebody like a teacher or social worker to refer you.

Find out more on your local service page.