Child Line - 0800 1111
Founded in 1986, Child Line's 24-hr helpline provides support for children and young people suffering from problems such as abuse, family tensions or bullying. Their telephones are manned by volunteers and trained professionals and are open seven days a week.
Elder Abuse helpline - 0808 808 8141
Their free helpline is available for old people suffering from abuse, and those concerned about the possible abuse of elderly people. The service is confidential and covers the UK and Ireland.
National Domestic Helpline - 0808 200 0247
Operated in partnership with Refuge and Women's aid, this is a free, 24hr telephone line that provides confidential support and advice to victims of domestic abuse and violence.
Additional abuse counselling resources
In addition to their 24hr helpline, the Child Line website supplies information regarding the protection of children's welfare in the form of booklets and handouts. They also have a section for schools that covers issues such as bullying and peer support.
This organisation provides safe house for women and children suffering from abuse. Their refuges are manned by trained staff who provide emotional and practical support to a victims.
A national charity that works to eliminate abuse and violence against women. They provide support to over 500 anti-violence services across the UK.