How to help a child victim?

There are several organisations that help to find support and take the step to talk about what happened.

Children helpline 116 111 – This phone line is meant for calls that are related to children, issues concerning children, or when it is necessary to notify about a child in need for help. Children and people related to children are given telephone advice, provided information and, if necessary, ensured that information is forwarded to the necessary specialists. Callers can be both children and adults. The phone line is open 24/7, calls can be made both in Estonian and Russian. The call is for free and anonymous. SKYPE: Lasteabi_116111 Attention! We will not add you to our contacts, but you can write us 24/7. ONLINE counselling on the website www.lasteabi.ee under “Küsi nõu” is available at all times.

Missing children hotline 116 000. The Missing Children Hotline 116 000 can be used to report children missing in Estonia as well as in another European country. The counsellors advise you on what to do in such a situation and provide emotional support. Telephone number 116 000

The phone line 116 000 is open 24/7, free and anonymous for all callers, but the call shall be recorded.

Tartu Child Support Centre provides free psychological help to children in the city of Tartu as well as their parents. Children and families outside Tartu are also attended. In that case, the service is paid by the family or by prior agreement, their local government. Telephone: 7 484 666, e-mail: ch.abuse@online.ee, Kaunase pst. 11-2.

MTÜ Tallinn Child Support Centre is a non-profit organisation meant for children, young people, their parents, specialists working with kids, and for everyone else that come into contact with the concerns of children and young people. Contact: e-mail: info@lastetugi.ee, Asula 11, Tallinn 11312.

Youth counselling centres are meant for young people of both sexes up to 24 years (included) of age. Young people can both come to individual or couples' counselling. The centres also offer group works and lectures on sexual education. There are gynaecologists, andrologists, psychologists, midwives and social workers working in such centres.

Peaasi.ee. You do not have to be alone with your concern. Mental health specialists of peaasi.ee give advice and help to sort things out. People are given recommendations on what to do next. The counsellors are experienced and work in the same field on a daily basis.