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ChildLine Helpline

ChildLine is the UK's free helpline for children and young people in trouble or danger. It provides a confidential telephone counselling service for any child with any problem, 24 hours a day, every day. It comforts, advises and protects.

Where a child is in danger, ChildLine works with other helping agencies to ensure the child's protection. ChildLine also brings to public attention issues affecting children's welfare and rights.

Young people can refer themselves to this service.

Who to contact

Telephone
0800 1111 (24/7)
Website
ChildLine website
Notes
  • call for free at any time
  • onlineĀ 1-2-1 chat with a counsellor available
  • message boards for support from other young people
  • lots of information and advice online

Time / Date Details

When is it on
24/7
Session Information
Monday to Sunday

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

This service is part of the Merton Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Local Offer

Last updated: 17/07/2020
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