Childline is a free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC.
Childline's intention is to always keep calls confidential. Calls to Childline do not appear on phone bills. Calls to Childline's number are not charged by any UK mobile network.
Calls are completely free, can be made at any time (day or night), and children can ring about any problem, whether asking for themselves or because they are worried about a friend.
Common issues include child abuse, bullying, mental illness, parental separation or divorce, pregnancy, substance misuse, neglect, and psychological abuse.You can talk to Childline:
• by calling 0800 1111
• by email
• through 1-2-1 counsellor chat
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, Childline offer advice and support for you in English and British Sign Language (BSL).SignVideo
- You can contact a counsellor through a qualified BSL interpreter, Monday-Friday (8am-8pm) and Saturdays (8am-1pm).Skype
- You can book a time to contact a counsellor in BSL, Wednesday-Friday 5pm-9pm). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
to arrange a time to chat.