If you want to ask a question or talk through any issues or concerns, call the Stop it Now! confidential, freephone helpline on 0808 1000 900.
The helpline is available from 9am-9pm Monday to Thursday and 9am-5pm Fridays. Alternatively you can contact us for help and advice via email at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org, with a response in 48 hours.
Emails received at this address are anonymised to preserve confidentiality, but please do not include details such as telephone numbers as this would be classified as identifying information. Please see our confidentiality policy below.
Also note that emails may not be replied to immediately due to high demand for the service. We aim to respond to all emails within 3-5 working days. If you are looking for immediate help, please contact the Helpline by phone.
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This child sexual abuse awareness and prevention website was created by the child sexual abuse prevention campaign, Stop it Now! UK and Ireland and the Lucy Faithfull Foundation (LFF). LFF is a child protection charity which manages Stop it Now! and is supported by an alliance of voluntary and statutory sector partners.
Stop it Now! UK and Ireland - www.stopitnow.org.uk
It does this through:
- the establishment of national and regional projects based on partnerships between the local community and the statutory and voluntary agencies
- the dissemination of information
- the provision of a confidential helpline and email service
Stop it Now! believes sexual abuse is preventable and gives adults the information they need to protect children effectively whilst urging abusers and potential abusers to seek help. Stop it Now! encourages adults to create a society that no longer tolerates the sexual abuse of children.
Stop it Now! Funding
The Stop it Now! Helpline is funded by the Public Protection and Mental Health Group in the National Offender Management Service of the Ministry of Justice, Lucy Faithfull Foundation, charitable trusts and donors.
The Stop it Now! Campaigns in Scotland and Wales receive funding from Scottish Government and Welsh Assembly Government as well as charitable trusts and donors. There is no current funding in England.
Lucy Faithfull Foundation - www.lucyfaithfull.org.uk
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is committed to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused. LFF’s staff work with adult male and female sexual abusers; young people with inappropriate sexual behaviours; victims of abuse and other family members.
Established in 1993 and named after its founder Baroness Lucy Faithfull of Wolvercote, LFF draws on its cutting-edge knowledge about child sexual abuse in its broad range of activities.
These range from research based assessment and treatment of known offenders and their families, consultancy and training for professionals, to the prevention campaign Stop it Now! UK & Ireland and its Helpline, which is available to the general public and to professionals.
Special thanks to our colleagues at Stop It Now! (USA) www.stopitnow.org for their permission to use copyrighted materials from their website.
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