Professionals looking for advice?

We help professionals working in child sexual abuse prevention so that they’re well equipped to keep children safe.

The public expects everyone who works with children and families to know how to protect young people from sexual abuse and to have all the answers. We know that this isn’t always the case, so we try to help.

Anonymous helpline

Our anonymous and confidential Stop It Now helpline will help any member of the public or professional – call 0808 1000 900 for advice, support and information. If you’re not ready to speak to someone just yet, you can also use our live chat or secure email.

Services for professionals

Through the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, we provide:

  • training help frontline workers, volunteers and organisations further their understanding of child sexual abuse, sexual offending and how to safeguard children
  • assessments, interventions and consultancy to help organisations like children’s services, adult’s services, education and health

Self-care

We have created an online self-care resource for anyone who works with people who have sexually offended, to help support you and your mental health.

Online resources

We can help support the people you work with, including:

Our Parents Protect website for advice on how to implement child safety plans in order to protect children from sexual harm.

Our international ECSA project has advice and information for childcare professionals around the world, to help them prevent child sexual abuse.

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