Contact Us

Support anytime


If you need immediate support or are in crisis, please contact The Samaritans in the UK and ROI by telephoning 116 123 or sending an email message to

If you are the victim of a crime, please contact Victim Support on 08 08 16 89 111

If you are looking for support in recovering from childhood abuse, please contact either NAPAC (all forms of childhood abuse) or The Survivors Trust (sexual abuse). Both of these organisations provide support and details of local support agencies nationwide.

If you are concerned about a child, please contact the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000.

Children and young people:

Please contact Childline by telephoning 0800 1111.

Messages sent to us

The best way to contact us is to use the Contact Us form on this website.

If you send us something by post, our postal mail service provider will forward your mail securely onto us. We will receive it a few working days later. Our address for postal mail only is:

Boarding Concern
The Apex
2 Sheriffs Orchard
United Kingdom

We keep all messages confidential within Boarding Concern. We will not share your contact details or message contents outside of Boarding Concern, unless you have given us your explicit prior consent, or we are required to do so by law.

If we receive information which we consider discloses current abuse, we will inform the appropriate authorities.

We are only responsible for mail sent to us using the addresses above. We are not responsible for messages sent to other addresses.

Boarding Concern is an organisation that focuses on supporting adults. We do not encourage or solicit contact from people under 18 years of age. If we do receive a message from someone under 18, we have child protection policies and procedures in place to respond.

Our Mailing List

If you consent to join our mailing list (by clicking the opt-in box on the Contact Us form), we will send you occasional messages via MailChimp.

These message give advance notice of events, publications and other topics our supporters tell us they are keen to hear about.

We store our mailing list securely and we do not share it with anyone else, unless required to do so by law. You can unsubscribe automatically from our mailing list anytime by using the link within the message. If you want to rejoin our mailing list, you can do so using the Contact Us form.

Due to the nature of the work we do, including dealing with child abuse, we strongly recommend that you sign up using a personal email address. Corporate or work email systems may not be confidential and we cannot be responsible for the outcome of our messages sent through these systems.

Media Enquiries

The quickest way to contact us is to complete the Contact Us form. We get instant alerts to new forms and one of us will get back to you quickly. Please let us know who you represent and any deadline.

For other ways to contact us, please see our News Media page.