Help and support for survivors of child abuse
If you are a child or young person who is affected by sexual abuse, you can call ChildLine for free advice and support 24 hours a day on 0800 1111.
If you are an adult who experienced sexual abuse as a child and would like to talk to someone about it you can contact the organisations below:
- National Association for People Abused in Childhood – 0808 801 0331
Open 10am – 9pm Monday to Thursday, 10am – 6pm on Friday. NAPAC offer specialist support for people abused in childhood.
- Rape Crisis – 0808 802 9999
The helpline is open 12am – 2.30pm and 7 – 9.30pm. Call the national Rape Crisis helpline to speak to a trained worker, who can also tell you where your nearest services are located if you would like face-to-face support or counselling.
- The Survivors Trust
Find help, support and advice in your area: Survivors Trust directory of services.
If you are an adult who is concerned that a young person may be being abused called the Nottinghamshire Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0300 500 8090 or NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000.
In an emergency call the Police on 999.