There’s lots we can do to help.
Find out what support is on offer.
The Holly Project
If you are a victim of child sexual exploitation, then please get in touch with The Holly Project! We are child sexual exploitation survivors. We understand you!
A national charity working to keep children safe from exploitation by supporting their parents, disrupting the offenders and working in partnership with police and family services.
The Children’s Society
The Children’s Society are a national charity working to transform the hopes and happiness of young people facing abuse, exploitation and neglect.
A free and confidential counselling service to those in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin who have suffered childhood sexual, physical or emotional abuse.
An emotional health and wellbeing drop-in service for young people under 25 years old who are registered with a GP in Shropshire, Telford or Wrekin.
If you suspect a child is being sexually exploited or have concerns that a child may be at risk then you have a duty to report it.
First responders must notify the Home Office of all suspected cases of child sexual exploitation. They have an obligation to capture and report all information under the Modern Slavery Act.
First responders include:
If a child is at immediate risk of harm.
If you have concerns or suspicions.
Comprehensive local information relating to the needs of children. Please report safeguarding concerns to Family Connect.
Black Country Women’s Aid
Refuge and outreach for victims of modern slavery, supporting survivors who are referred by the National Referral Mechanism (NRM).
Provides direct, specialist support to trafficked children, helping them cope with the experience and emotional trauma.
A leading national provider of support and information for children at risk of trafficking and exploitation.
We provide safehouses and support in the community for survivors of trafficking and modern slavery.
One of the leading providers of specialist support and accommodation services for victims and their dependants.
Mental Health Midlands Partnership
The Wellbeing Service offers a range of recommended talking therapies for mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. People can self-refer.