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Half of contacts to NSPCC referred to police or social services

'Level of support to adults concerned about children is vital'.

Concern: The number of calls and emails made to the NSPCC helpline rose to more than 72,000 last year

Concern: The number of calls and emails made to the NSPCC helpline rose to more than 72,000 last year

Date - 20th September 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Around half the number of 72,000 calls and emails made to the NSPCC helpline last year were referred to police forces or social services. The charity received 72,812 contacts from those concerned about children in 2018-19 – up 12 per cent and...
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