Useful Contacts

Useful Contacts


Support for children, young adults and adults including those affected by sexual, emotional and physical abuse.

01708 765200


Help for adults concerned about a child.

0808 800 5000

Ann Craft Trust

The Ann Craft Trust (ACT) supports the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors from across the UK to protect disabled children and adults at risk. From training programmes to consultation services, they work to improve standards of safeguarding and raise the levels of best practice across health, social care and education.

0115 9515400

Child Protection in Sport Unit

a partnership between the NSPCC, Sport England, Sport Northern Ireland and Sport Wales.

They play the lead role in helping sports organisations develop and implement their responses, policies and procedures, systems and structures for safeguarding. The CPSU have a number of useful resources from best practice to template forms and codes of conduct. Resources can be accessed by clicking here.

0116 366 5590


Line for children to talk about anything. No problem is too big or too small.

0800 1111

Child Exploitation and Online Protection

If you have a concern about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been speaking to you online.

Worcestershire County Council Safeguarding Team

If you have any concerns about a child or young person living in Worcestershire and feel that they may be in need of protection or safeguarding contact the Family Front Door.

*Please note that the Worcestershire County Council Safeguarding Team is not the same organisation as the Worcestershire Safeguarding Adults

01905 822666

Herefordshire County Council Safeguarding Team

To report a concern, ring 01432 260715 (weekdays 9am-5pm) or 0330 123 9309 (after 5pm, weekends and public holidays).

You can also email

*Please note the email will only be secure if sent from another GCSX account.

Or you can write to us at: Safeguarding Team, Herefordshire Council, Elgar House, Holmer Road, Hereford HR4 9BD

01432 260715

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

For families & professionals caring for children & adults with severe learning disabilities & challenging behaviour.

0300 666 0126

National Autistic Society

For impartial, confidential advice and support on autism for anyone affected by, or researching autism.

0808 800 4104

The Survivors Trust

Support & advice for anyone who has experienced rape or sexual abuse.

0808 801 0818

MOSAC (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

Supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.

0800 980 1958

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

Support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.

0808 801 0331

Action on Elder Abuse

Help and advice on all aspects of elder abuse.

080 8808 8141

National Dementia Helpline

Information, support and advice about dementia


National Domestic Violence Helpline

Freephone 24hr national domestic violence helpline.

0808 2000 247

NSPCC dedicated footballers hotline

Free helpline for adults who experiences sexual abuse as a young footballer.

0800 023 2642


Support for people with mild to severe mental health difficulties.

0300 012 0012

Mind infoline

Information on mental health and where to get help.

0300 123 3393


A free helpline for people concerned about their drinking, or someone else's.

0300 123 1110


Friendly, confidential advice about drugs and drug use.

0300 123 6600


Information, advice, support and advocacy services in England – to help your voice be heard.

0300 456 2370


If you need support, VoiceAbility will help you to speak up and be heard, have rights respects & be at the heart of decisions.


Victim Support

For anyone affected by crime in England or Wales.

08 08 16 89 111


Emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicide.

08457 90 90 90 (24hrs)

Stop Hate Crime

Reporting + support for victims, witnesses & third parties.

0800 138 1625