NSPCC is a child abuse charity that operate at a national level but has a small scale operation in York. NSPCC have 2 projects currently running in York:
Women as Protectors – provides up to 10 group sessions (each lasting 2 hours each) to enable mums and carers to understand more about sexual abuse, learn about why a man might sexually harm a child, share feeling about their partner’s behaviours and understand why others may be concerned about partners.
Letting the future in – provides a therapeutic service to help children and young people recover from the impact of sexual abuse and works with parents/carers to support them in enabling their child’s recovery.
They also offer support for children who have been abused in the York area, they have a number of child friendly counselling rooms and trained professionals to work with children of all ages. They have a free helpline for people under 18 at 0800 1111.
NSPCC also offer a 24-hour national helpline at 0808 800 5000.