Online Safety

This section covers support for Online Safety

For Bullying please click here

For Stalking please click here

 

ChildLine
http://www.childline.org.uk (opens in a new window)
ChildLine provide support and counselling for anyone up to the age of 18. ChildLine can discuss anything of concern.
Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours)

The Cybersmile Foundation
http://www.cybersmile.org/
Support for anyone affected by any form of online bullying or hate campaign.
Email: help@cybersmile.org

Age Restrictions on Social Media 
https://www.childnet.com/blog/age-restrictions-on-social-media-services
Information on age limits and the reasons for them on soicial media.

Sextortion (webcam blackmail)
http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/crime-threats/kidnap-and-extortion/sextortion
Information and advice from the National Crime Agency for anyone affected by sextortion.

Revenge Porn Helpline
http://www.revengepornhelpline.org.uk/
Support for anyone affected by sexually explicit material being posted online without their consent.
Helpline : 0345 6000 459 (Lines open Monday – Friday 10am-4pm )
Email: help@revengepornhelpline.org.uk

Nuisance Calls- Which?
http://whi.ch/1NJzVQK (opens in a new window)
Which? Information on how to stop nuisance calls and texts. Plus a tool for reporting the calls and texts to the correct authority.

ICO – Information Commissioners Office
https://ico.org.uk/

Information on nuisance calls and how to stop them. Information on data protection and how your personal information is handled.

UK Safer Internet Centre
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/
E-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.

Helpline: For those working with young people 0344 381 4772 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm)
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre
Information for young people 3-11, 11 -19on enjoying the internet and staying safe.

IWF – Internet Watch Foundation
https://www.iwf.org.uk/
The place to report criminal online content, including child sexual abuse content from anywhere in the world and obscene adult content.

Think U Know
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Online information about staying safe online, includes advice for both children and adults, or visit the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/clickceop

Get Safe Online
https://www.getsafeonline.org/
Expert advice for adults, children and parents on protecting your computer, phone, tablet and much more.

Childnet International
http://www.childnet.com/
Online information for children and young people about smart surfing and keeping your identity private.

Supportline
http://www.supportline.org.uk/problems/bullying_at_school.php
Supportline provides telephone support for any problems including bullying and cyber-bullying.
Helpline: 01708 765 200 (lines open Monday 8.30 – 10.30am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5pm – 7.30pm)
Email: info@supportline.org.uk

Samaritans 
http://www.samaritans.org (opens in a new window)
Samaritans are available to listen to anyone who is distressed.
Helpline: 116 123 (lines open 24 hours) This new number is free and does not appear on phone bills
Email: jo@samaritans.org