Pat's Answer

To Pat / 14 June 2020

What type of abuse do you have to suffer to call Childline

Your Question

What type of form of abuse is there have to be to call childline

From Pat / 24 June 2020


Hi there, you are very welcome to Ask Pat.

You are asking us what type of abuse do you have to suffer to call Childline. 

The answer to that is you do not have to suffer any particular type of abuse to call Childline. We would be concerned to hear that any child would suffer any type of abuse. Every child has the right to be happy and to feel safe, to be cared for and respected by all.

Childline is here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on phone, text and web chat. Our phone number is 1800 66 66 66, it is a freephone number. Our text number is 50101 and is also free. Our website link is and you can chat to us that way for free too.

You are very welcome to contact us anytime and we can chat about whatever you would like to. You do not have to have a problem to chat with us here at Childline.

Thank you for getting in touch .

We wish you well and hope to hear from you soon.


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