Who To Call
  • ChildLine 0800 1111
  • Police Scotland 101
  • Social Work 0300 300 1199
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Is someone touching you in a way you don't like?

Sometimes adults might need to touch you if you have had an accident or hurt yourself to help you get better.

They should always explain why and ask if it’s okay first. However, it is very wrong if another child or an adult touches you or tries to touch you in private places that you know shouldn’t be touched. He or she might have done this at a time when you are on your own. This is wrong and it’s not your fault. You should always tell someone about it. Speak to a grown up you trust – like a member of your family, a teacher or a classroom assistant.

The person who is touching you may tell you to keep it a secret or try to say something that might mean you feel scared to tell another person. That’s very wrong too.


Remember you should always tell. Speak to a grown up you trust – like someone in your family, a teacher or a classroom assistant.

You can also call Childline on 0800 1111.


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Who to Call

If you are unhappy or worried about something speak to your teacher or an adult that you trust.

  • ChildLine0800 1111
  • Police Scotland101
  • Social Work0300 300 1199
  • Social Work (Out Of Hours)0300 343 1505
  • NSPCC Helpline0800 800 5000