Child Helpline 998

 

Child Helpline is a toll free number that receives calls from children or others to report about children who are exposed to violence, abuse or danger, It also provides guidance, active listening and referring to concerned bodies when needed.

 

 

The helpline aims to:

 

  • Working in order to protect the child from abuse.
  • Providing a psychological and social support by phone to the child.
  • The possibility of transferring to the relevant authorities to provide other services that the child needs.
  • Provide telephone counselling to families or those concerned with the child.
  • The possibility of providing legal advice to the family.

 

Helpline 998:


1. Every child
2. Free call
3.  Confidentiality commitment to respect and appreciate the caller's desire not to mention its name.
4. Work around the clock

 

Services provided:

  • Save the child in an emergency.
  • Provide telephone counselling to families or those concerned with the child.
  • Transfer to the relevant authorities to provide other services that the child needs.
  • The possibility of providing legal advice to families.

998 for Child Support:

  • We work and collaborate for you to find appropriate options.
  • We listen to you when you need to talk.
  • We believe in your ability to find solutions and work with you, no matter the size of your problem.
  • We support you  ; you are not alone.
  • Call and find out about our services available for our children.
  • Take this step, even if it is new; contact us.

How the Centre receives reports:

1. The Centre directly receives all reports of child abuse.

2. The Centres receives all cases transferred from the   authorities responsible for child protection.

 

 In order to report and inquire about the line's  services, kindly contact us at:

  1. Child Protection Center,  child Helpline 998.
  2. Building No: 288 - Road No: 2501 - Block No: 325 - Qudaibiya.
  3. Centre’s Line: 17103280 - Fax No: 17102394
  4. Email us at: 998@mlsd.gov.bh

5. More information on:

How can we contribute to protecting our children from abuse?

How to recognize the physical and sexual abuse of the child

 

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