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Become a member of our network.

Child Helpline International is the global network of 166 child helpline members in 139 countries and territories around the world. Every year our members receive more than 20 million contacts from children and young people in need of care and protection. Child Helpline International’s members are organisations operating or in the process of opening a child helpline from all around the world.

There are two types of membership at Child Helpline International:


Full membership – for existing and established child helplines that comply with Child Helpline International’s membership criteria and requirements.

Associate membership – for organisations aiming to start a child helpline or in the process of establishing a child helpline.


The process of becoming a member of Child Helpline International is guided by the following steps:

1. Fill in application form and send to, together with the applicable supporting documents.

2. Application requests for full membership are reviewed and approved at Child Helpline internationals bi-annual Supervisory Board meetings, May and November each year.

3. Approval of a full membership is only possible after a visit by a Child Helpline International staff member, Regional/Deputy Representative or Supervisory Board member.


Being a member of Child helpline International is very beneficial to child helplines. They can access influential policy and decision-making platforms, share knowledge and obtain capacity building support, as well as be part of a network with a high sense of community. If you are interested to become a member of Child Helpline International, please write us at We are happy to hear from you!