Childline says vulnerable children still need access to its service - particularly when life's on hold.


The helpline has recorded a 20 percent increase in the number of children contacting the service since the coronavirus crisis began.


Some children are scared about Covid-19, others are feeling a burden of guilt, and others, who're already living in abusive homes, are concerned about being their 24/7.


Childline relies on donations for 90 percent of its funding.


Director of services, Caroline O'Sullivan, says if fundraising stops for a couple of months the charity will face a serious challenge:


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