Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (PACE) (National)

What we do...

Pace offers parents and carers of children who are sexually exploited, or at risk of sexual exploitation, access to an on-going and long term free telephone-based support and information. Parents can be referred to Pace via the police, social services, third sector organisations and self-referral via the telephone number 0113 240 5226.

Who we support...

  • Parents/Guardians/Carers

What we can help with...

Pace will:

  • talk through immediate concerns with parents
  • help assess the level of danger that a child is in
  • signpost to agencies in an area for local support
  • provide information for notifying police and social care
  • provide practical tips for logging information and gathering evidence
  • can match a parent with a local volunteer befriender for further emotional support
  • support a family through police investigations and court cases
  • provide national meet-ups with other affected parents
  • provide access to a confidential online parent forum

Pace also provides specialist training about child sexual exploitation for professionals from a variety of agencies, both statutory and voluntary.

Access our information leaflet here.


  • Knowsley
  • Liverpool
  • Sefton
  • St Helens
  • Wirral

Opening hours...

Please see our website for further information.

In an emergency call


In a non-emergency call


To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers

0800 555 111

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0800 138 1625

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