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You have the right to be kept safe from harm. If you are worried about something or someone you know and are not sure what to do there are lots of people who can help.

You could talk to:

  • someone in your family or a friend who you trust
  • someone in your school like your teacher
  • your school nurse
  • a social worker
  • the police or
  • you could call Childline on 0800 11 11

There are various things that we can all do to help you. We can listen to you, and give you information on how to deal with your concern. The most important thing is, if you are worried about something and don't feel safe, please tell someone who can help you.

Here at South Ayrshire Council there are people who can help you. If you would like to speak to us during the day call us on 01292 267675 or if the office is closed call us on 0800 328 7758. You can also contact us by emailing

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