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.
Need to address an issue fast?
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.
Parent Info provides high quality information to parents and carers about their childrens' wellbeing and resilience
Dedicated to making the internet a safer place for children, and full of great detailed advice
This e-magazine is created for parents who want to keep their finger on the pulse of issues that may define their digital family life
Offers fun, interactive videos and games for children to learn about how to keep themselves safe online
Microsoft's Safer Families offers a collection of videos and resources created for parents to help them keep their kids safe online
The Family Online Safety Institute's 'A Platform for Good' has a range of resources to help parents and teens navigate the internet safely
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.
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 provides information to teachers, parents and young people on all aspects of internet safety and responsible use.