Are you worried?
If you're worried it's important that you tell someone. Talk to:
- a teacher
- a social worker
- another adult you can trust
If you feel unsafe you can call us in confidence:
Telephone: 0345 2000 109 (office hours)
Telephone: (0191) 200 6800 (evenings and weekends)
If you think you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 999.
What is child abuse?
Child abuse is:
- physical injury
- sexual abuse
- emotional harm or neglect
- often caused by trusted people known to you, like a parent or relative
- never your fault