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NSPCC

Every child deserves the best possible chance to rebuild their life after abuse.

That's why we're here.  We're the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel islands. 

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
18 and under:0800 1111,Over 18:0808 800 5000
Sector:
Public

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Subject Definitions

Abuse is the improper usage or treatment for a bad purpose, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit, physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, sexual assault, violation, rape, unjust practices; wrongful practice or custom; offense; crime, or otherwise verbal aggression.[1] Abuse can come in many forms.
Information and support for children, parents, guardians or anyone wanting information about childhood issues.
An emergency contact is usually needed, in case of an incident occuring.
Safeguarding is protecting vulnerable adults and children from abuse or neglect. It means making sure people are supported to get good access to health care and stay well. It is wrong if vulnerable people are not treated by professionals with the same respect as others.
A helpline was originally a telephone service which offers help to those that call. Many helpline services now offer more than telephone support - offering access to information, advice or customer service via telephone, email, web or SMS.
Help and support for young people who have, or know someone who has mental health issues.