Preventing child sexual abuse

This website is anonymous. We don’t track individuals.

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Stop It Now! is run by the child protection charity, The Lucy Faithfull Foundation – the only UK-wide charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse.

We help thousands of people each year who are concerned about their own sexual thoughts or behaviour towards children, or who have concerns about someone else.

Change for the better

It is illegal for adults to:

  • view sexual images of under 18s online
  • have online sexual conversations with children and young people under 16.

This behaviour harms the children and young people involved. People who do it risk arrest, job loss, distress for their family, and being placed on the sex offenders register.

But there is anonymous help to stop. Anyone can contact us confidentially for help to stop their own or someone else’s online behaviour. You don’t need to give us any identifying details.

Worried about someone else?

Our anonymous and confidential helpline and online information can help if you’re worried about:

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