The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is a national charity with branches across the UK. 1 in 5 children have suffered abuse or neglect. The NSPCC work to protect children and to prevent all kinds of abuse.
In Sheffield, the NSPCC branch provides the following services:
- Letting the Future In helps children and young people aged 4-17 who have been sexually abused to explore and express their feelings, and teaches them how to keep safe. There is also a service for 4-19-year-olds who have a mild to moderate learning disability.
- Seeking Solutions – A short-term intervention which offers support to children and young people (7-18) to help them deal with problems that are affecting their life, happiness or wellbeing. The service is led by the young person, working alongside their support network, where possible, to improve their confidence, skills and strength and build their resources so they are better prepared to cope with any future problems.
For enquiries about these services please contact 0114 2289200
The NSPCC also run the following UK-wide services:
- ChildLine is the UK’s free, confidential helpline for children and young people. It runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Childline T: 0800 1111; Website: www.childline.org.uk
- NSPCC helpline is if you are worried or concerned about a child. Even if you’re unsure, you can contact their professional counsellors 24/7 for help, advice and support. You can remain anonymous if you want to. NSPCC helpline T: 0808 800 5000; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 35 George Street, Sheffield, S1 2PF