Where to get help

If you’re worried about yourself or someone you know here are some places to get help:

In an emergency call the police on 999.
You can also use 101 to give information to the police or make an enquiry.

To report a crime anonymously you can call 0800 555 111.

If you’re feeling suicidal you can call the Samaritans for free, anytime on 116 123.


YMCA WiSE Project
WiSE has a dedicated boys’ and young men’s worker, Ed, who you can contact directly on Ed.richardson@ymcadlg.org or 07557 855731

The Portal
The Portal helps you to find advice and support in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex. If you’ve been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence in Brighton & Hove, or East Sussex, get in touch to find out more about the help, advice and support available.


To find a support service in your local area, visit the NWG Network:
The NWG Network offers support and advice to children and young people under eighteen who are affected by abuse through sexual exploitation, and those working with them.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection command
For help and advice in relation to online sexual abuse.

Pace is the leading national charity working with parents and carers of sexually exploited children.


The BLAST Project is the UK’s leading male only sexual exploitation service supporting and working solely with boys and young men who have experienced, are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing child sexual exploitation (CSE).

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