The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is a national charity with branches across the UK. The NSPCC works to protect children and to prevent all kinds of abuse.
The NSPCC run the following UK-wide services:
- ChildLine is the UK’s free, confidential helpline for children and young people. It runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Childline T: 0800 1111; Website: www.childline.org.uk
- NSPCC helpline is if you are worried or concerned about a child. Even if you’re unsure, you can contact their professional counsellors 24/7 for help, advice and support. You can remain anonymous if you want to. NSPCC helpline T: 0808 800 5000; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Services in Sheffield
For enquiries about these services please contact 0114 228 9200.
- Letting the Future In – helps children and young people aged 4-17 who have been sexually abused to explore and express their feelings, and teaches them how to keep safe. There is also a service for 4-19-year-olds who have a mild to moderate learning disability.
- Seeking Solutions – a short-term intervention which offers support to children and young people (7-18) to help them deal with problems that are affecting their life, happiness or wellbeing. The service is led by the young person, working alongside their support network, where possible, to improve their confidence, skills and strength and build their resources so they are better prepared to cope with any future problems.
- Hear and Now – a service for young people aged 4-18 who have been affected by sexual abuse. Weekly sessions aim to help children resolve traumatic experiences they may not have told anyone about.
- Life Story Work – a service for young people 8-18 who are in care. The service helps them build a clear sense of their identity, have a better understanding of what’s happened to them, and allow them to celebrate their achievements.
- Protect and Respect – a service that works with young people aged 11-19, where there are concerns they may be experiencing exploitation. They use a variety of trauma-informed approaches to improve wellbeing and resilience. This might include helping families improve their relationships with each other and building support networks.
Covid update 06/09/21: Most services continue under covid-safe conditions but may be experiencing changes to how or when they deliver their service. Contact NSPCC directly for the latest information.
- 35 George Street, Sheffield, S1 2PF