You'll enter a private chat with a trained Safe Helpline staff member and chat live by typing messages back and forth.The service is completely anonymous and confidential — we will never ask you for any information that would identify who you are.Sometimes chats may cut off in areas without 4G or Wifi connection.
You can feel free to share as much or as little as you like with us.
If you would like to receive a follow-up call to ensure that you were able to connect with the resources provided, our staff can discuss that option with you.
We are the UK's leading chat site and welcome chatters over the age of 18 from all over the world. Our chat rooms and message boards are moderated by our team of Chat Guides and Forum Hosts.
Whether you're a first time visitor or a chat room veteran, we look forward to getting to know you. We are one of the oldest online communities and are committed to giving you the best experience possible. You can contact us at any time through our contact form.
Safe Helpline carefully vets, trains, and monitors the performance of all staff members.
In addition, each chat is overseen by a highly trained Safe Helpline Supervisor to ensure all users have a positive helpline experience.
We would only need to say or do something if: A lot of people are trying to contact Childline right now so you may have to wait longer than usual for a counsellor to become available.
You can still get support while you're waiting on our message boards or by calling a counsellor for free on 0800 1111.
Neither does engaging in specific sexual activities, having many partners, looking at porn or engaging in cyber-sex.
At Relate, we think that none of these are relevant unless you do.
Talking to one of our counsellors in 1-2-1 counsellor chat is private.