Are you a professional looking for advice?
The public expects all those who work with children and families to know how to protect youngsters from child sexual abuse and have all the answers. Stop it Now! knows that is not always the case.
Whether you are a teacher who has spotted inappropriate sexual behaviour in the classroom or a social worker with a particularly difficult case, the Stop it Now! freephone confidential helpline (0808 1000 900) is there for advice support and information.
Working with people who have sexually harmed children or pose a risk to them is not always easy.
Similarly, working with children and their families where sexual abuse is an issue can be very demanding and cause anxiety for the professionals involved.
If you are working in the criminal justice system, health service or for children’s services and need advice and support with a work related matter help is available from trained and experienced professionals who can offer you guidance and personal support.
And if you are a teacher, Scout leader, swimming coach, choir master or anyone who works with children and young people and you have spotted a difficult situation which you need advice on, Stop it Now! is here to help.
Call the Stop it Now! freephone confidential helpline on 0808 1000 900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for advice, support and information. Professionally trained call takers will help you through this difficult situation. Please bare in mind there will be a delay in response to the email service, for an immediate response please call our confidential Helpline - 0808 1000 900.
Read an example of a call we have taken from a professional here.
Our telephone Helpline offers a confidential service for people seeking advice and support. This means that when contacting 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.
We also offer a confidential e-mail service, email@example.com, on which you can contact us. Your e-mail address will not be displayed. Due to high demand for this 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.
. Due to high demand for this service, we are unfortunately unable to offer an immediate response to your enquiry. Due to high demand for this service, we are unfortunately unable to offer an immediate response to your enquiry. Due to high