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  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH)

The Department of Psychiatry offers Counseling and Psychotherapy services to survivors and their non-offending family members to ameliorate the negative impacts of the abuse.

Address: Idi-Araba, PMB 12003, Surulere. 

Email: info@lasuth.org.ng              

Tel No: 0805 769 9800 | 0805 769 9900     

Website: http://www.lasuth.org.ng/clinical.html


  • The Cece Yara Foundation Child Advocacy Centre and Referral Services

Creating awareness and training in the prevention of child sexual abuse, and providing professional services to children and their non-offending family members who have experienced abuse.

Address: 2A, Akin Ogunmade Davies Close, Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos.

Child Helpline:  08008008001

Helplines: 0908 569 2623, 09085692612 & 0818 241 8824.

Website: http://www.ceceyara.org            

Email: info@ceceyara.org


  • Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development (Child Protection Unit)

Provides Protection Services to the vulnerable members of the society – Youth, Children, Persons Living with Disabilities, Orphaned and the Elderly.

Address: Block 7 &18, The Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

Tel No: 08096777389      

Website: http://youthandsocialdevelopment.lagosstate.gov.ng/

Email: info@lagosstate.gov.ng


  • Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT)

Responds to the   incidents of rape, defilement, domestic violence, and child abuse in Lagos State.

Address: Block 2, Ministry of Justice, Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

Tel No: 112 | 0813 796 0048  

Website: http://www.dsvrtlagos.org 

Email: info@dsvrtlagos.org


  • Police Station with Special Family Units

Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island, Lagos – 07032165181, 08140982245 & 09062887864

Isokoko – 09062887856

Ilupeju – 09062887848

Festac – 09062887841

Alakuko – 09062887861

Bandar – 09062887852

Ajah – 09062887849

Ikorodu (Igbogbo) – 09062887875

Ketu –  09062887866

Ikotun – 09062887870


  • The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP)

Responds to the prevention of all form of human degradation and exploitation to stamp out human trafficking. 

Address – Lagos Zonal Office: Oba Ladejobi, Near Police College, G.R.A Ikeja, Lagos.

Website: http://www.naptip.gov.ng  

Email: infor@naptip.gov.ng              

Tel No: 07080601801


  • National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

Serves as an extra-judicial mechanism for the enhancement of human rights. It also provides avenues for public enlightenment, research and dialogue on human rights issues.

South West Zonal Office: 13A Ladipo Bataye Street, G.R.A Ikeja, Lagos

Hotline: 08054707559

Website: www.nhrc.gov.ng

Email: info@nhrc.gov.ng      


  • The Legal Aid Council (LAC)

LAC services are geared towards reducing to the barest minimum incidents of human rights abuses perpetrated against the citizenry by either law enforcement agents or the affluent in the society.

Lagos Office: 10 Okotie Eboh Road, South West Ikoyi, Lagos. 

Tel No: 08023154578

Website: www.legalaidcouncil.gov.ng

Email: info@legalaidcouncil.gov.ng


  • Directorate of Citizens Rights Lagos State Ministry of Justice

The public legal service provider that enforce the Law and defends the rights of indigents resident in Lagos State.

Address: 1st Floor, Ministry of Justice Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

Tel No: 08021206546


  • Office of the Public Defender (OPD)

Provides free legal services – legal advice and representation in criminal and civil cases to the indigent, vulnerable and defenseless citizens of the State; especially cases of rape, child abuse or child neglect.

Head office: Iyun Street, Funsho Williams Way – Barracks or Stadium Bus Stop, Western Avenue, Surulere, Lagos.

Ikorodu Office: 130, Lagos Road – Jumofak Bus Stop Ikorodu, Lagos.

Website: opdlagostate.gov.org

Tel No: 01-89755751 | 01-7926930 | 01-7210890  | 112 | 0813 796 0048

E-mail: opdlagos@yahoo.com  


  • Child Protection Network

Funded by UNICEF, it consists of members across Nigeria that provides child protection services

E- mail: cpnlagos@yahoo.com| ccn_lagos@yahoo.co.uk


  • Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF)

An NGO that responds to the high incidence of sexual violence, rape and human trafficking through intervention/treatment with special focus on the health/psychological risks to survivors.

Address: 6, Turton Street, Off Thorburn Avenue, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos. 

E-mail: info@warifng.org 

Tel No: 08092100008