I’m an adult

Something happened to me when I was younger.

It can be very hard to speak about what happened, but it’s never too late to reach out for support.

There are people who will listen, take you seriously and help you find the support you need.


It still matters

You can learn more about the support on offer on the It still matters government website.


Victim Support

Victim Support operates a free and confidential 24/7 helpline every day of the year on 0808 16 89 111 and a live chat service on their website.

0808 16 89 111 | www.victimsupport.org.uk

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) offers support for adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse – call (0808 801 0331) as or visit napac.org.uk

0808 801 0331 | napac.org.uk

Get help from the NHS

The NHS run sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) which can offer you support. They are available to all, regardless of gender and age, or when it happened. Find your nearest sexual assault referral centre and NHS advice on help after rape and sexual assault.



When and if you are ready, you can report what happened to the police. You can also make a report online.


Internet Watch Foundation

You can report images and videos of child sexual abuse which you’ve discovered online to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). You can report anonymously and safely.  The IWF will work globally to get any illegal images removed from the internet.