INTERNATIONAL HOTLINES

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These are International Hotlines.
Please also see: United States Hotlines


Action on Elder Abuse (U.K.)
Freephone: 0808 808 8141
www.elderabuse.org.uk

CHILDLINE UK
Freephone: 0800 11 11
www.childline.org.uk
Free, 24-hour, national helpline for children and youth in trouble or danger throughout the UK.

CHILDLINE South Africa
Toll-free: 0800 55555
www.childline.org.za
Toll-free hotline and associated treatment center offers free counseling by phone or in person, for children and youth dealing with physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, and to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

HIV/AIDS Hotline South Africa
Phone: 011 0800 012 322

HIV/AIDS Hotline Nigeria
Phone: 01 772 2200 or 01 773 2201

Kids Help Line (Australia)
Toll-free: 1-800-55-1800
24-hour toll-free hotline for children and youth throughout Australia.

Kids Help Phone (Canada)
Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868
Canada's only toll-free national hotline for children and youth. Bilingual (English and French).

Muslim Women's Help Line (U.K.)
Hotline: 0181 904 8193 or 0181 908 6715
Hotline for Muslim women and girls in the U.K. dealing with domestic violence, sexual abuse, and other problems.

National Domestic Violence Hotline (Canada)
Toll-free: 1-800-363-9010
All provinces. Bilingual (English and French).

National Eating Disorders Information Centre (Canada)
Toll-free: 1-866-633-4220

Nottelefon Zurich
Phone: 01-291 46 46
www.frauenberatung.ch
(Pages available in German, English, French, Spanish & Italian) Counseling by phone and in person, free referrals to doctors and legal advisors, for women dealing with sexual harassment or abuse, or exploitation by therapists, doctors, ministers, at work or home.

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline (U.K.)
Freephone: 0800 800 500
Textphone: 0800 056 0566 (hearing imapired)
Welsh Freephone: 0808 100 2524
Bengali/Sylheti Freephone: 0800 096 7714
Gujarati Freephone: 0800 096 7715
Hindi Freephone: 0800 096 7716
Punjabi Freephone: 0800 096 7717
Urdu Freephone: 0800 096 7718
www.nspcc.org.uk
24-hour service, counseling, advice, referrals for children at risk of abuse and neglect. Report suspected abuse/neglect cases.

RSPCA (U.K.)
Phone: 0990 555 999
24-hour cruelty hotline.

Women's Aid Federation of England
Freephone: 0808 2000 247
www.womensaid.org.uk
Free, 24-hour helpline for domestic violence victims. Support and information, referrals to refuges, counseling, and services for children.

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