Internet and Online Safety Links
Help, Support & Advice
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) is part of the UK law enforcement community offering advice and help.
CEOP allows you to report directly to them if you suspect a child or young person is being groomed online.
Don’t forget, if you suspect a child is in immediate danger, always contact your local police.
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is the UK‘s Hotline for reporting a range of online criminal content, including child abuse images. The IWF are supported by and work very closely with the online industry, as well as all UK police forces and CEOP.
If you stumble across criminal content online relating to child abuse images you should immediately report it to IWF. They will work with partners to ensure the image is removed as soon as possible.
ChildLine is a confidential helpline for children that offers immediate direct support for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can call, email or chat online.
ChildLine reported that the top 3 concerns of young people that call ChildLine are depression and unhappiness, family relationships and bullying/cyberbullying.
The government have created a new website in partnership with NSPCC to give advice and support to parents.
Child sexual abuse is a reality for thousands of children across our country, with at least one in ten estimated to experience sexual abuse before they turn 16.
But we can all play a part in protecting children and getting them the right help. That’s why it’s important to know how to spot the potential signs of child sexual abuse and where to go for support. This website brings together advice and resources to help you keep the children in your life safe.