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Years ago I was one of the many children to call Childline to ask for advice and help. I felt worthless but having a friendly voice on the other end there to listen to me, helped immensely. Thank you all for the work that you do.
When I was 15 I rang and was met with such compassion and understanding. It was an extremely difficult call to make, one that took nearly 8 years to make. I’m 28 next month and I can still remember the relief I felt when the woman I spoke to listened to me and supported me. It was the start of me dealing with what had happened to me. Thank you to all the work you do. I hope to give back more again but for now I wanted to at least give this much.
In 2018, public support helped the ISPCC to make a difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across Ireland: