Deaf Zone

This is the section of Childline for young deaf people. It has lots of information to help you including videos in British Sign Language (BSL).

Deaf service and sign video

If you are d(D)eaf or hard of hearing, you can get support from Childline in lots of ways. And you can talk to us about anything.

Contact a counsellor

If you have a webcam, you can use Sign Video to speak to a counsellor in British Sign Language (BSL). Sign Video is available from 9am to 6pm, Monday-Friday.

  • download Sign Video and click "install"
  • when you're connected, an interpreter will appear on your screen
  • the interpreter will translate what you say to a counsellor and tell you what the counsellor says in BSL.