Reporting abuse to other organisations
If someone is in immediate danger or needs urgent medical attention contact the emergency services on 999. If the situation you are reporting is not an emergency, contact details for your local police force can be found on the Police website.
Reports of children and young people at risk of abuse and neglect should be made to the children’s social care team at their local council. You can find contact details for these teams via the Government website.
Adult safeguarding concerns should be reported to their local authority adult social care team. You can find contact details for these teams via the NHS website.
Getting support from other organisations
- Past Cases Review 2 NSPCC helpline for Children and Adults: 0800 80 20 20
- NSPCCChild Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
- Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
- National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
- Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
- Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)
- National Rape Crisis Helpline:0808 802 9999 and is open every day from 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm.
- The Survivors Trust: 0808 801 0818 and is open Monday to Wednesday 10-7.30pm, Thursday 10-6pm and Friday 10-2pm.
- LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Men’s Advice Line: 0808 801 0327 email@example.com
- Age UK Advice Line: 0800 678 1602