NSPCC - ChildLine

Description of service

ChildLine is a service for children and young people up the age of 18. The helpline team provide support, counselling and advice and refer children in danger to appropriate sources of help. Young people can contact ChildLine about any problem, including family relationship issues, bullying, school and college, physical abuse, sexual abuse, anxiety, self harm, mental health, sexual identity, sex and relationships, life issues, autism, online and mobile safety, addictions, friends, eating problems, crime and the law, racism, support after ChildLine. Calls are confidential and will not appear on the phone bill, including mobiles. Further support includes online chat and 'Ask Sam' problem page.

Key Focus

Help for children and young people

Age Range

Up to 18 years

Opening Times

24 hour

Area Of Operation

Whole of UK


No charge

Referral Method

Self referral