Childline offers support to anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything with their trained counsellors. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.

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This service is only for adults who are looking for guidance and support on issues affecting children. Their child protection specialists will be able to advise and take any necessary action.

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Scottish Child Law Centre

SCLC offers free and confidential legal advice about Scots law relating to children and young people can be given by phone or email. We’re here to help parents, relatives, carers and professionals who work with or for children and have a question about child law. We can advise on all aspects of child law, including: education, additional support needs, health, residence, contact, youth offending, accessing records, confidentiality, children’s rights, children’s hearings and disputes involving the court.

Children 1st

They work with children and families in their homes, local communities and across Scotland. They offer emotional, practical, and financial support to help families and children.

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