We're here for you

Childline is a free, private and confidential service. We're here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

Something on your mind?

There are lots of ways to get support from Childline:

talk to us about anything

Whatever your worry, whether it’s big or small, it's better out than in. We're here to support you.

Hear from other young people how Childline has helped them:


They’re trained staff and volunteers. Childline counsellors:

  • are genuine, open and friendly
  • know it takes courage to contact
  • won't judge or put you down.

For confidential support, you can talk to us. Find out what we mean by confidentiality in our promise to you.

Call us

Call 0800 1111 on any phone for free and it won't show on your bill.

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Chat online

For a 1-2-1 chat or to email a counsellor, create a Childline account first in 5 easy steps.

Create an account