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Coronavirus

Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

If you have any queries, please email us at dos@reading.gov.uk or fis@reading.gov.uk

Childline

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.

Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. You can talk to us on the phone, by email or through 1-2-1 couselling support. Whatever feels best for you. 

Who to contact

Telephone
0800 1111 - Childline
Website
www.childline.org.uk
Parent Organisation
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Where to go

Name
NSPCC
Address
42
Curtain Road
London
Postcode
EC2A 3NH

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Advice Line: Monday to Friday 9am-3am; Saturday to Sunday 9am-midnight
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Session Information
1-2-1 chat with a counsellor 7.30am - midnight; Saturday to Sunday 9am-midnight

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.