Free Phone 116

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Protecting children from violence or abuse of any kind, empowering them to become survivors not victims.
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Childline Zimbabwe wants you to know what is right and wrong and we want you to know what you can do about it.
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We want you to be as informed as possible because an informed person is better able to protect themselves or seek protection.

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Childline Zimbabwe works in partnership with the Government to STOP child abuse and provide a safe environment for all children. We offer the only nationwide helpline service dedicated to children that runs 24 hours toll free, and is accessible by simply dialing 116. We are a not-for-profit, registered Private Voluntary Organisation (PVO 7/2001). Children (0-18years), access services in Zimbabwe regardless of religious background, socio-economic circumstances or geographic location.

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We have extended our reach to WhatsApp on +263 716 116 116 / +263 732 116 116

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Drop In Centres

Child-friendly, confidential face-to-face counseling is offered to children and community members at the Childline Drop-in Centres. Childline operates 34 community-based Drop-in Centres across Zimbabwe to enable those children without access to a phone to access Childline’s confidential counseling and psychosocial support services (PSS). These centres are operated by qualified Social Workers or Counsellors and are supported by trained community volunteer counselors

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  • Head Office:
  • 31 Frank Johnson Ave, Eastlea, Harare
  • E-mail: 116@childline.org.zw
  • Free Phone: 116
  • Landline: +263 242 252 000