Links 2021: Online Safety

Be Internet Legends (Google)

Helping children be safe and confident explorers of the online world, To make the most of the internet, children need to make smart decisions. Be Internet Legends empowers younger children to use the web safely and wisely, so they can be confident explorers of the online world.

Website    

CEOP Safety Centre

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? Make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors

Website  | Facebook | Twitter   

Childline

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call us on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.

Website  | Facebook   | Instagram  

Childnet

Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

Website  | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube   

Internet Matters

Supporting families online: Get expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly.

Website  | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube   

Own it (BBC)

Own It is the BBC’s online safety website with information and advice for children and young people

Website    

Parentzone

Parent Zone is an expert consultancy in digital family life, responding to the global challenges of the digital age. We empower young people, parents and professionals to build the skillsets needed to analyse and deal with challenges they face. Looking at issues such as bullying, body image, mental health and extremism, we also act as innovators, developing new research and ideas for global influencers and select corporate partners.

Website  | Facebook | Twitter   | Instagram   | LinkedIn

Report Remove

It can be scary finding out a nude image or video of you has been shared online. But we can help. Follow the steps below to get your image or video removed from the internet.

Website    

SWGFL Gaming Hub

SWGFL have set up a hub which takes you through various aspects of gaming, from parental controls, to purchasing, to advertising, to ESports. We even look ahead towards what the future may hold. So if you’re new to gaming, an experienced gamer, or want to find ways to support a young passionate gamer, they’ll be something here for you!

Website    

Teens and Online Dating – Advice for Parents

The digital world is shaping the way young people develop their relationships on and offline. If used correctly, it can be a great tool to establish and maintain healthy relationships. For young people, when it comes to dating online it isn’t just about dating apps. It’s about how relationships develop on social media and through private messaging.

Website    

The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. We are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to us via our online community, on social, through our free, confidential helpline or our counselling service.

Website  | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube   

ThinkUKnow

Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. Explore one of the six Thinkuknow websites for advice about staying safe when you’re on a phone, tablet or computer.

Website  | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube   

Share this: