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Mosac (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

Mosac is a voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. 

We provide various types of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse.

Umbrella org:
National
Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
Helpline: 0800 980 1958
Sector:
Voluntary

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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.
Someone who looks after another, either as a job or often through family responsibilities
A group consisting of parents and children living together in a household, A group of people related to one another by blood or marriage, The children of a person or couple, A person or people related to one and so to be treated with a special loyalty or intimacy.
Abuse of a sexual nature such as rape, incest, fondling, and indecent exposure. Sexual abuse can cause various physical and emotional problems including lack of self-esteem, self-destructive behavior, anxiety, and depression.
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.