If you see something,
say something

Ways you can report an incident.

It’s important to remember that the Police care a lot about children and young people being safe. CE is against the law. If you, or someone else, is in immediate danger then dial 999 and ask for help from the Police.

To report a concern contact your Local Safeguarding Children Board or Local Authorities Children’s Services who will also be able to help you.

As a parent, you can also contact Parents Against Child Exploitation – http://paceuk.info/

Missing People Help Line

Missing People is the only charity in the UK which specialises in, and is dedicated to, bringing missing children and adults back together with their families. 

NWG work closely with Missing People to provide the best response for victims of CSE and their families.


 Call Freephone: 116 000 or     Text: 116 000

Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs)

Your local Safeguarding Children Board will also be able help you. Search Google for your areas LSCB e.g. Coventry LSCB to find their contact details.

LSCBs in London
Birmingham LSCB
Manchester LSCB

NWG Network

If you’re not sure who the best organisation is to contact then talk to us and we will put you in touch with the right people to help you.

 Call: 01332 585371

Or visit the NWG Network website to use our service directory divided by regions.

Brook Young People’s Information Service:

020 7617 8000
Information, support and signposting service for young people under 25 on sexual health. Also runs a confidential enquiry service via the Brook website . Details of local services available via text message (see website for details). 24hr recorded information line on a range of sexual health topics (020 7617 8000). With centres throughout the UK offering free contraception, pregnancy testing and counselling.

CEOP … Think U know

The latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom or at home. Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online.


0800 1111
A confidential 24hr free telephone helpline. Emotional support for children and young people on issues relating to child abuse, bullying etc.

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