Providing 24-hour support for children - Childline

2015 - 2015

The ISPCC was established in 1889 and focuses its efforts on preventive work, providing services to children and their families. They also campaign vocally for legislative changes to safeguard children and their rights. ISPCC is also the only organisation in Ireland providing 24-hour support services to children and young people through its Childline service. HDF provided a grant during a period of funding difficulty to help the ISPCC leverage the additional funds required for the maintenance of ChildLine.


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