Where do I start?

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

SET PARENTAL CONTROLS

What are your children doing online?

Learn more about the activities, technologies and sites they may be visiting

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?
TAKE ACTION

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.

  • Digital Parenting

    Vodafone’s Digital Parenting Special Edition provides practical checklists and guides on keeping children safe. Download it here.

  • Digiduck

    Talking with your children is one of the best things you can do. Here’s a great storybook from Childnet to read with a young child about online responsibility and staying safe.

  • 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.

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  1. Statistic source: Ofcom Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report, October 2013.
  2. Statistic source: Estimated figure from Ofcom Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report, October 2012.
  3. Statistic source: Ofcom Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report, October 2013.