How to report child sexual abuse?
If you are a victim or are worried about a child or young person, please report your concerns. Your information could help to protect a child at risk of harm.
If you suspect someone is in immediate danger, call 999. If it is not an emergency please get in touch by:
Visiting a Police Station in person
Contacting your local Social Work Department
Contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Visiting the Childline website or contacting Childline on 0800 11 11. They give free, confidential 24-hour helpline that offers support for any kind of problem.
Contacting Parentline Scotland on 08000 28 22 33 . You can also visit Children 1st ParentLine is Scotland’s free helpline, email and web-chat service, for anyone caring for or concerned about a child. It is open until 9pm Monday to Friday. You can also email them on email@example.com
Visiting the NSPCC website or contacting NSPCC 0808 800 5000. They offer a free, confidential 24-hour helpline that offers support for any kind of problem.
Contacting Barnardo's on their website. Barnardo’s provides a range of services to children, young people and families across the UK.
If a child or young person under 18 is worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with them online, they can report it to CEOP. The CEOP child protection advisors will work to keep that child safe from sexual abuse and grooming online.