Children & Young People

If you are a Child/Young Person, this part of the website is for you. A child or young person is anyone aged up to 18. The term Child usually means a person up to 12, the term Young Person is then used for teenagers, up to 18.

We can help if:

  • You are being mistreated or abused by someone and you’re not sure what to do

  • You think another child/young person is being mistreated or abused

  • You need advice or need to talk to someone, you can confidentially talk to:

    Child line:  0800 11 11
    NSPCC Helpline:   0808 800 5000

    You can also find ways to talk to us in Reporting Concerns, however this would not remain confidential.