Where do I start?

Depending on the age of your children here are some simple things you could do today. You’ll also find interactive video checklists and links to expert advice in our age guide pages.


What issues could be affecting your children?

Get to grips with what they may come across and how to get help if you need it

Need to address an issue fast?

What technology are your children using?

Learn more about their activities and get advice on how to manage this

Learn about it. Talk about it. Deal with it.

Here are some useful resources to help you do just that and make informed choices about your children’s online safety. You’ll find links to more relevant resources throughout our site.

  • Family Lives

    If you have an issue and need help now, Family Lives offer a free helpline service for parents, just call 0808 800 2222 or click here for more information.

  • Professionals Helpline

    The Professionals Online Safety Helpline supports professionals working with children by providing guidance on digital issues. Call 0844 381 4772 or email for advice.

  • Education Scotland

    Education Scotland provides information to teachers, parents and young people on all aspects of internet safety and responsible use. 

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