Every child and young person has the right to be taken care of properly. If you’re not getting the important things you need at home, it might mean you’re not being looked after well. 

On this page you can find factsheets, tips and information and organisations in West Lothian on what neglect is, and how you can find support. 

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This factsheet from Child Line will help you understand more about what neglect means and the support available. 

Neglect from Childline


Tips and information

Here are some different tips and ideas on how to look after your wellbeing: 

Am I being abused from the Children’s Society

Abuse from Young Minds

Neglect from NSPCC

Resources for teens from Childhelp

1-2-1 counsellor chat from Childline

Helping a friend from Childline

Getting through a tough time from Childline

Organisations and services

Here is a list of UK wide organisations who can help.

Children 1st 




Anna Freud 


If you are looking for support in your area, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you.

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