Advice agencies

Sexual abuse

Provides free and confidential counselling for anyone up to the age of 18. The free helpline is open 24 hours a day on 0800 11 11 every day. If you have difficulty in hearing or in using a regular phone try the textphone service on 0800 400 222
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National Association for People Abused in Childhood
Provides support no matter how long ago the abuse took place, pointing people in the right direction to take control of their own recovery. Helpline 0800 085 3330 Mon to Fri 9am-1pm

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
If you're concerned about the safety of a child NSPCC
Child Protection Helpline 808 800 5000 is a free, confidential, 24 hour helpline available every day of the year. A free textphone service is in place for people who are hard of hearing on 0800 056 0566. There's also an e-mail helpline, send messages to

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre
Offers support and information for women and girls who have been raped or sexually abused, however long ago. Helpline 0845 1221 331 Mon to Fri 12pm-2.30pm, 7pm-9.30pm, weekends and bank holidays 2.30pm-5pm

Stop It Now!
Is a campaign that advises anyone who has abused, or have thought about abusing a child. They also support the family and friends of abusers. The campaign encourages abusers to recognise their behaviour problems and seek help to change. Helpline on 0808 1000 900  Mon to Thurs 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-7pm

Survivors UK
If you're a man who's been raped or sexually abused, or who's trying to cope with the abuse of someone close to you, the organisation runs a helpline on 0845 1221 201 Tues and Thurs 7pm-10pm

Victim Support Ealing
Practical advice and emotional support offered to victims of crime.
Tel: (020) 8810 8974 or 8566 8298
Helpline: 0845 3030 900 from Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat and Sun 9am-7pm, Bank holidays 9am-5pm

Voice UK
Provides telephone support for adults and children with learning disabilities who have been abused, and for their families and carers. Tel: 0870 013 3965 Mon to Fri 10am-4pm