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Get help for sexual abuse

  • Think you or a friend might have been sexually abused?
  • Want some advice or someone to talk to?
  • Worried about your child or a young person in your care?

It’s OK to speak to someone. Abuse is never your fault.

Speak to someone

If you think that you or someone else is being sexually abused or exploited please speak to someone. This could someone you trust like you teacher or
pastoral lead at school.

For support or if you’re concerned that a child has been sexually abused please contact the NSPCC 24 hour helpline Tel: 0808 800 5000 or email: help@nspcc.org.uk.  If a child is at immediate risk of harm call 999.

What happens when you say...

Speaking up about sexual abuse or exploitation can be upsetting and scary. We understand that you want the abuse to stop. We also understand that you might be worried about what might happen after you tell somebody. This is normal and it’s okay to feel like this. Find out what happens when you report abuse.

Other people who can help

Barnardo’s
www.barnardos.org.uk

ChildLine
0800 1111
www.childline.org.uk

Marie Collins Foundation
01677 460168
www.mariecollinsfoundation.org.uk

MOSAC
0800 980 1958 (or 020 8293 9990)
www.mosac.org.uk

NSPCC
0808 800 5000
help@nspcc.org.uk
www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/child-sexual-abuse

NSPCC - be ‘share aware’
Online resources to help parents and carers teach their children how to stay safe when sharing pictures online or by text.
www.nspcc.org.uk/shareaware

Parents Protect
0808 1000 900
www.parentsprotect.co.uk

RUClear
If you have concerns about sexually transmitted infections, RUClear offers free, confidential NHS tests and advice.
0800 046 1303
www.ruclear.co.uk

Stop it Now! UK and Ireland
0808 1000 900
www.stopitnow.org.uk

Parents Protect

Parents Protect is an information and resources website which aims to raise awareness about child sexual abuse, answer questions and give adults the information, advice, support and facts, they need to help protect children.

Say Something

It is not OK for someone to expect you or your friends to do things you don’t want to. Listen to your instinct; if it doesn’t feel right – tell someone. 24/7, FREE, ANONYMOUS, CALL OR TXT 116000

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Police

If you think a child is in immediate danger contact the police on 999.

Sheffield Social Care

If you are concerned about a child or young person, follow this link: Referring a safeguarding concern to Children’s Social Care


NSPCC

For support or if you're are concerned that a child has been sexually abused please contact the NSPCC 24 hour helpline.
Tel: 0808 800 5000
Email: help@nspcc.org.uk