See online tools and organisations that can help you and your child manage their online reputation to support their future aspirations.

What’s on the page

Useful resources

Help for parents

If you would like to speak to someone to get help, there are a few organisations that can offer one to one support or more advice.

Advice on parental controls and social networks

Advice on parental controls and social networks

Report child sexual images to IWF

For parents concerned about a child being bullied

For adults worried about child mental health

Bullying parenting advice

Help for kids

If your child cannot talk to you about their concerns, advise them to use these services to talk or connect with a trained counsellor to help them deal with their issue. 

For any worries a child may have

Online qualified counsellors for children

Support service for young people under 25

Confidential advice for suicidal feelings

24 hour helpline for those struggling to cope

Social media

Learn how to set privacy settings, report inappropriate content and check what the minimum age on the most popular social media apps to keep your child safe on social.

The UK alliance of bullying charities

Peer to peer anti-bullying programme

Resources for parents and children

Resources particularly for children

Cybersmile advice with online forum

Scotland’s largest anti-bullying organisation

Provides skills to tackle bullying and abuse

Dedicated cyberbullying section

Support & Counselling Service

Should your child need extra support, counselling or mentoring to cope with a bullying issue then these organisations may be able to provide advice and services.

NSPCC Net Aware apps guide

Facebook bullying prevention resources

Safety on Twitter

Instagram tips for parents

YouTube policies and safety

Snapchat support