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Girl calling 999

If you or your mum are being hurt and need help right away, you can call the police by dialling 999. You should give your name, address and telephone number and tell the police what is happening.

Don’t hang up because the police will call back to make sure the call isn’t fake and this could give your dad, step-dad or mum’s boyfriend/girlfriend your boyfriend/girlfriend the chance to tell them everything is okay and the call was a mistake. If you can’t speak dial 55 so the police will know the call is real or leave the phone off the hook so they can hear what is going on.

The police will come to and talk to you, your mum, dad or any other adults/people who. They should make sure you are okay and have not been hurt. They may take away the person who was violent, shouting at or threatening. Whatever happens you should remember that it is not your fault and your dad, step-dad or mum’s boyfriend/girlfriend your boyfriend/girlfriend has gotten themselves into trouble.

If you are not in danger, the best thing you can do is speak to an adult you trust about what is happening. Maybe someone like a teacher, or perhaps a relative. You can also get in touch with an organisation like Childline (0800 1111) or the NSPCC (0808 800 5000) – calls are free and you don’t even have to give them your name.

There are lots of people who can help you and your mum – you don’t need to feel alone. Everyone has the right to be and feel safe.

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