Support for families and carers

Are you worried that a child in your care has been caught up in exploitation?

It's hard when you think that your child isn't safe. SafeCall is here for you. Our team can offer practical and emotional support. Call or text 116 000 for free and in confidence.

SafeCall provides free, confidential emotional and practical support to parents, carers and family members who have been affected by the issue of County Lines or exploitation.

Find out about our free, nationwide support group for families and carers who know how it feels to be worried about a child who is being exploited.

Join our private, online forum for family members whose loved ones have been affected by exploitation. Members can remain anonymous.

Learn more about our specialist counselling service for families who have been affected by the issues of missing, county lines or criminal exploitation.

What parents and carers have shared about SafeCall support


Read our online guidance and resources to better understand the situation you and your child may be in.

Read more about county lines, and understand how to spot the signs that your child could be being exploited by a gang.

There are things that you can do if you are worried about a young person who is missing and may be being exploited.

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