Support for Children

  • Childline
    General help for children Tel 0800 1111
  • Cafcass factsheets and leaflets to help children.The 'My Family's Changing' leaflets are designed to offer help and support to children whose parents are divorcing or separating. They include ideas from other children who have been through similar experiences, games, spaces for children to write down and explore their feelings and details of organisations that can offer further help.
  • Counselling Directory This site has a directory of counsellors, some of which concentrate on children and help for young people
  • Disrespect Nobody Government campaign to prevent young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old, from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships
  • Kids and Divorce App to help parents support their children through family separation and divorce (please note that NACCC is not recommending this as such, but it may be helpful to families).
  • Kidscape 
    Helpline for parents and people concerned about bullying to prevent bullying and child abuse. Parents antibullying helpline 0845 1205 204. Children should ring Childline on 0800 1111
  • National Youth Advocacy Service  Information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children and young people aged 0-25 through a network of over 150 advocates. Could facilitate mediation between young people and parents on contact. Young peoples helpline 0808 808 1001
  • Supportline
    Confidential emotional support for children, young adults and adults. Helpline tel 01708765200
  • Voice
    Works and campaigns for children and young people in the care system. Tel 0808 800 5792
  • Voice In The Middle for young people when parents divorce.
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