If you have a worry and would like to speak to somebody or if you would prefer to speak in confidence to somebody who does not know you, you might find the organisations listed below helpful:


ChildLine: Telephone 0800 1111

 ChildLine is a private and confidential service for   children and young people up to the age of 19. You   can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no   problem is too big or too small.


KOOTH Counselling

 Free, safe and anonymous online support for young   people.




 Child Bereavement UK: Telephone 0800 02 888 40

 Child Bereavement UK supports children and their   families who have been affected by bereavement of   someone close to them. Download the mobile app   from your App Store.


 Think U Know

 The Think U Know website offers information and   advice to young people about child sexual   exploitation and how to keep yourself safe.


 Forced Marriage Unit: Telephone 020 7008 0151

 You have the right to choose who you marry, when   you marry or if you marry at all.  Contact the Forced   Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced   marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve   been forced into.


 Forward: Telephone 0208 960 4000, extension 1

 (Foundation for Women's Health Research and   Development)

 Forward supports children and women who have   undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), or who   are at risk of FGM.


 Young Minds: Telephone 0808 802 5544

 Young Minds offer information to young people and   children about mental health and emotional   wellbeing.




 Stonewall: Telephone  020 7593 1850

 Supports all lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender   people. 



 Removal of sexual images shared on-line

 The link below provides details of a service where   children can request the removal of sexual images of   themselves, which have been shared on-line. 

 You will be asked to provide a link to the image and   verify your age.

 https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-   abuse-safety/online-mobile-safety/sexting/

 SHOUT- Text Messaging Crisis Line –  Text ‘85258’

 Free, Safe and anonymous text messaging service.   You can text 24/7 if you are struggling to cope and   need immediate help.