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About Childline

Childline provides 24/7, free and confidential support over phone and online chat. We exist to help youth in South Africa who may be struggling or looking for support with abuse & domestic violence, bullying, sexual abuse.

When you contact us you will talk with one our friendly and supportive volunteers who have experience in how to help people with similar experiences to your own. They will listen, express empathy and understanding, and assist you to find a way through your situation. We are open 24 hours a day, every day of the week. We are always available to talk with you.

Where is Childline available?

Available nationwide in South Africa

Who does Childline support?

Youth and children

What languages does Childline support?


What can I talk to Childline about?

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Web chat is available - Monday - Friday, 11:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 18:00.

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