During the year 2022, the Child Helpline received (31,770) calls, of which (12,541) were called by Aljada, i.e. (39%) of the total number of calls. The Riyadh region recorded the highest number of incoming calls, then Makkah Al-Mukarramah region, then the Eastern region, and the vast majority of callers are citizens (95%). The child support line explained to Okaz that mental and social health problems and problems of peer relationships have decreased from 2019 to 2022, due to the efforts made by the line in providing consultations and educating children and educators, in addition to the immediate response to complaints and communications and the provision of consultation in complete confidentiality. Pointing out that he receives all problems related to childhood and adolescence from all over the Kingdom, indicating that (92%) of the calls were among the most common categories, abuse and violence, family relations problems, psychological and social health problems, legal problems, school problems and peer relations. Abuse and violence (29%), while the percentage of family relations problems (17%), followed by psychological and social health problems (18%), while the legal problems (19%), followed by school problems (9%), and finally Peer relationships (5%).
It is noteworthy that the Child Helpline, since its inception, has made all possible efforts to provide its services and provide them for every child, by providing assistance and support services for children (under the age of 18) or their caregivers through free telephone advice (116111), and by a specialized team qualified to listen. For child problems received on the line from all regions, governorates and villages of the Kingdom.