Concerned about your behaviour? Concerned about someone you know? Concerned about a child's behaviour? Have you been abused?
Need advice on how to protect children? Are you a professional looking for advice?

Concerned about another adults behaviour?

Who sexually abuses children?
Signs a child may be being abused
Signs an abuser might display
Has someone you know been arrested for Internet offences?
What you can do?

Are you worried about how someone you know behaves around children? Or are you worried about their use of the Internet? Do you have an uneasy feeling about a friend or relative when they are with young people? Or are you concerned you might have seen an adult touching a child inappropriately?

Do you know what to look out for in youngsters who might be being harmed or in adults who might be offending?

Do you know what to do or where to go for help?

Stop it Now! urges all adults to play their part in helping prevent this life-changing abuse and to take appropriate actions to stop children from being harmed.

Use the links on the left to explore your concerns and if you would like to talk through them, call our confidential Helpline on 0808 1000 900 or email Our trained operators can offer advice, support and information. Due to high demand for our email service, we are unfortunately unable to offer an immediate response to your enquiry. We aim to respond to all emails within 3-5 working days but if your enquiry is urgent please call the confidential Helpline 0808 1000 900

Or visit our Get Help website where there is a huge range of online resources, advice and support that will help you address your concerns. You will not be asked for any details that may identify you, and the website is completely anonymous.

You may also want to look at our Parents Protect! website for further advice on how to implement child safety plans in order to protect your children from adults who concern you.

Confidentiality Statement

Our telephone Helpline offers a confidential service for people seeking advice and support. This means that when you call us you do not have to give any identifying information such as address, telephone number or last name.

However, if you do give us identifying information and we are concerned that a child is at risk or a criminal offence has been committed which the police may not be aware of, we will have to pass on that information to the appropriate agencies. This includes email contact. Please do not email telephone numbers as we cannot make outgoing calls. In addition, providing a telephone number would constitute identifying information.

If you email us on, your email address will not be displayed to preserve confidentiality. Please do not include your name in your email. Our email service is not able to offer an immediate response due to high demand. We aim to respond to emails within 3-5 working days. If your enquiry is urgent please call the confidential Helpline - 0808 1000 900.