We understand the devastating impact that violence and exploitation can have on young Londoners and their families.
Accessing our services
Sometimes it’s hard to know to where to turn when you’re worried about your child. We work with young Londoners who are affected by, or at risk of violence and exploitation. Together we find a way to help them feel and stay safe.
We also have dedicated family workers who can work with you on a one to one basis, to build your confidence and give you the skills to protect your children from harm.
Visit our young Londoners and their families page to find out more.
In an emergency
If you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger call the police on 999.
There’s a wide range of sources of help and advice available to parents and carers who have concerns about children or have been affected by, or at risk of, violence and exploitation.
Below are links to useful websites and contacts of some organisations that you can contact for information and support.
NSPCC is dedicated to stopping child abuse. You can call their child protection helpline for support and advice on 0808 800 5000.
Pace works alongside parents and carers of children who are, or are at risk of being exploited. Their website provides information and guidance on how child exploitation affects the whole family.
Internet Matters is a website that has a wealth of information and tips on the practical use of social networking sites and clear advice on how to use and implement parental controls on devices.
Stop it Now! UK and Ireland is a useful website for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse. You can call their confidential helpline on 0808 100 900 if you’re worried about the sexual behaviour of another adult towards children or concerned about the worrying sexual behaviour of a child or young person.
MOSAC provides support to parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.
CEOP helps keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. They offer help and advice to parents and carers. You can also make a report if something has has happened to your child online which has made either you or them feel unsafe.
Victim Support is the national charity for victims of crime in England and Wales. You can call their Supportline for free on 0808 168 9111 or request support online via their website.
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247, run by Refuge provides confidential advise and support. You can also access support online.
Women’s Aid provide information and advice for women affected by domestic abuse. Online support can also be accessed via their website.
Galop, LGBT+ anti-violence charity operate the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 999 5428