How your money is spent

Find out how we use the money you generously give in the fight for every childhood.

With so much of our income coming from your fundraising activities and donations, we make showing you where the money is spent a priority.

We receive around 90% of our funding from generous supporters. Amazing people like you, who believe in our work - believe that every childhood is worth fighting for.

How you support our services

Big or small, your gifts and donations make a difference to the children and young people we help through our services.

  • £3 could pay for our Speak out Stay safe programme to reach 1 primary school child, giving them the knowledge to protect themselves from abuse
  • £4 could pay for 1 of our trained volunteer counsellors to answer a child's call for help to Childline
  • £5 could cover the cost of answering a call to the NSPCC helpline
  • £25 could pay for a trained practitioner to deliver 1 hour of Pregnancy in Mind to help new parents with the ups and downs of having a baby
  • £580 could cover the cost for our Speak out Stay safe programme to visit 1 primary school and speak to every child aged 5-11
  • £1,600 could pay to recruit, train and support a new Childline volunteer.

Our impact

A step-by-step look at some of the ways we're working together to change children's lives.

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5 goals for 5 years

Over the next 5 years, we plan to make 5 million children safer.

Our plans for 2016-2021

Our promise to you

Your support helps us change children's lives for the better. That will always be our priority.
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Key statistics about our services

There were almost 280,000 Childline counselling sessions with children and young people in 2017/18

Explanation: Childline provided 278,440, counselling sessions to children and young people in 2017/18.

Our helpline responded to over 65,000 contacts in 2017/18 from people with concerns about a child's welfare

Explanation: The NSPCC’s helpline responded to 65,067 contacts in 2017/18, from people who were concerned about a child’s welfare.

In 2016/17 we engaged with over 1,500 organisations to improve their safeguarding

Explanation: The majority of this engagement was from organisations requesting NSPCC publications and safeguarding materials. The most popular of these was Share Aware: 832 organisations ordered materials around online safety. Other engagement activities included delivering consultancy to 38 organisations, working with 132 organisations through our local campaigns and the faith and voluntary sectors, delivering commissioned helplines for 15 organisations, and working with 96 sports organisations.

Our annual reports

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About us

Every day, with your support, we work to protect children and prevent abuse so we can make child abuse a thing of the past.
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What you can do

From reporting concerns, to making a donation or becoming a volunteer, there are many ways you can help us in the fight for childhood.
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Executive pay

The fight for childhood is a joint effort. We need to make sure that we attract, and keep, the best skilled and experienced staff. 
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